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Review: could Doxycycline cause Multiple sclerosis?

We study 12,016 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,627 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Multiple sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 280,104 patients) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 12,011 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 15 people (0.12%) have Multiple Sclerosis. They amount to 0.01% of all the 280,380 people who have Multiple Sclerosis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Multiple sclerosis in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Multiple sclerosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Multiple sclerosis0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Multiple sclerosis66.67%33.33%

Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Multiple sclerosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%16.67%50.00%8.33%

Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Doxycycline ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 13.33%)
  2. Lyme disease (1 people, 6.67%)
  3. Hepatitis c (1 people, 6.67%)
  4. Convulsion (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avonex (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Voltaren (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Xylocaine (4 people, 26.67%)
  4. Pegasys (4 people, 26.67%)
  5. Vitamin b-12 (4 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • I have so many side effects that chronic fatigue seems simplistic. Almost every cell in my body has been damaged. I have seen over 20 doctors since my cascade of symptoms started (13years ago). They all play dumb, tell me my problem is not in their specialty, or offer me antidepressants. Yet when I look up actual research, I see that most of the pieces of the physiology of my syndrome have been known for years (some for decades).

    I also note that on this web site, there is no way to report a high number of side effects or simplify them as mitochondrial damage.

    I believe it is the intent of this web site, the AMA, drug companies, and most doctors to deliberately avoid "knowing" about the holocaust of poisoning that is occurring in the name of heath care.

    The logarithmical explosion of cancer, obesity, depression, allergies, auto-immune diseases, "rare genetic diseases," and diabetes (to name just a few) matches exactly the explosion of pharmaceutical consumption.

    It would be appropriate to apply the scientific method instead of the profit motive to further human health.

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    kilo on rappahannock on Jun, 27, 2014:

    I did have lyme, but it was treated immediately at the appearance of the classic rash. I have been tested several times since - always negative. I looked up mycoplasma and serratia, as you suggested, but found almost none of the symptoms apply to my problems. Thank you for the information. I can now pass that info on to anyone with those sort of symptoms. My symptoms can all be explained by mitochondrial damage caused by doxycycline and azithromycin. Thanks again for your reply. We all need to teach each other as much as possible, as the doctors won't do it.

    Reply

    noscreenname on Jun, 23, 2014:

    person,
    if you have lyme, youre 75% of 100 likely to have either mycoplasma, or serratia. these cause kidney stones, which in turn, cause damage or loss if not surgically removed (struvite type) AND the way the spirochete and other partner bacteria hide from the meds. The lyme docs have known this all along when they said, "it hides where meds cannot get to it". 75% of lymies having myco...= struvite stones that will keep ANY coinfections going on indefinitely via relapse. Its all about meal ticket patients here....sad.

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  • I recently stopped taking my daily Forteo daily injection 4 days ago after being on it for 2 years. Recently I started experiencing memory loss for activities that had occurred in the last 24-48 hours. I realized this after reading detailed emails that I sent, which I don't recall writing. I have contacted my physician.

    http://www.ehealthme.com/ds/forteo/sudden+memory+loss

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