Review: could Doxycycline cause Impaired Healing?


Impaired healing is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Hypercalcaemia . We study 11,896 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 179 have Impaired healing. Find out below who they are, when they have Impaired healing and more.

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Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Doxycycline 15,796 users)

Impaired Healing

Impaired healing has been reported by people with rashes, renal failure acute, hemiparesis, paraesthesia, arrhythmias (latest reports from 17,942 Impaired healing patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

11,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline.
Among them, 179 people (1.5%) have Impaired Healing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxycycline cause Impaired healing?

Time on Doxycycline when people have Impaired Healing *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Impaired Healing when taking Doxycycline *:

  • female: 57.32 %
  • male: 42.68 %

Age of people who have Impaired Healing when taking Doxycycline *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.68 %
  • 20-29: 2.72 %
  • 30-39: 6.8 %
  • 40-49: 8.16 %
  • 50-59: 29.93 %
  • 60+: 51.7 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypercalcaemia (30 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (29 people)
  • Depression (22 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people)
  • Breast Cancer (19 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (126 people)
  • Aredia (73 people)
  • Valium (57 people)
  • Levaquin (56 people)
  • Clindamycin (54 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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