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Review: could Doxycycline cause Ear infection (Otitis)?





Summary: Ear infection is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zyrtec, and have Eczema.

We study 12,059 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Ear infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Ear infection and more.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Doxycycline and have Ear infection >>>

Doxycycline

Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Doxycycline 13,674 users)

Ear infection

Ear infection (ear infection) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, psoriasis, depression.(latest reports from Ear infection 7,075 patients)

On Nov, 25, 2014: 12,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 28 people (0.23%) have Ear Infection.

Trend of Ear infection in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Ear infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ear infection100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Ear infection when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Ear infection82.14%17.86%

Age of people who have Ear infection when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ear infection0.00%0.00%0.00%58.33%0.00%8.33%16.67%16.67%

Severity of Ear infection when taking Doxycycline ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ear infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Eczema (14 people, 50.00%)
  2. Ear infection (3 people, 10.71%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Osteoporosis (2 people, 7.14%)
  5. Anthrax (2 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zyrtec (17 people, 60.71%)
  2. Cephalexin (16 people, 57.14%)
  3. Aspirin (16 people, 57.14%)
  4. Singulair (14 people, 50.00%)
  5. Elidel (14 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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