Review: could Doxycycline cause Klebsiella Infection?


Klebsiella infection is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old also take medication Cortef, and have Hypercalcaemia of malignancy . We study 11,896 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Klebsiella infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Klebsiella infection and more.

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Klebsiella Infection

Klebsiella infection has been reported by people with leukopenia, multi-organ failure, posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome, haemolytic anaemia, sepsis (latest reports from 1,889 Klebsiella infection patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

11,896 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline.
Among them, 22 people (0.18%) have Klebsiella Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Doxycycline cause Klebsiella infection?

Gender of people who have Klebsiella Infection when taking Doxycycline *:

  • female: 81.82 %
  • male: 18.18 %

Age of people who have Klebsiella Infection when taking Doxycycline *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 72.73 %
  • 60+: 22.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (17 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people)
  • Hypercalcaemia (13 people)
  • Colon Cancer (2 people)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (17 people)
  • Paxil (17 people)
  • Oxycontin (17 people)
  • Decadron (17 people)
  • Cortef (17 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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