Review: could Doxycycline cause Multiple sclerosis?
Summary: Multiple sclerosis is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Avonex, and have Multiple sclerosis.
We study 12,069 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Multiple sclerosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Multiple sclerosis and more.
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Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 13,683 Doxycycline users)
Multiple sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) has been reported by people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 224,251 Multiple sclerosis patients)
On Jan, 4, 2015: 12,059 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 15 people (0.12%) have Multiple Sclerosis.
Time on Doxycycline when people have Multiple sclerosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Doxycycline * :
|Multiple sclerosis||66.67%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Multiple sclerosis when taking Doxycycline * :
|Multiple sclerosis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||16.67%||50.00%||8.33% |
Severity of Multiple sclerosis when taking Doxycycline ** :
How people recovered from Multiple sclerosis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple sclerosis (2 people, 13.33%)
- Lyme disease (1 people, 6.67%)
- Hepatitis c (1 people, 6.67%)
- Convulsion (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avonex (5 people, 33.33%)
- Voltaren (4 people, 26.67%)
- Xylocaine (4 people, 26.67%)
- Pegasys (4 people, 26.67%)
- 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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- How do i know if an injection site is infected?
I have MS and take an injection 3 times a week. My stomach area on my left side will occasionally burn or sting days after as if I just did my injection 5 minutes prior. I've been taking the injections since 2007 and this basically started maybe 3 weeks ago. The pain is on and off.
- I have chladmydia in my eye,,doctor has given me a single dose 1 gram of azithromycin,,however im a carrier of hep c,,should i take this medicine
I have gotten chladmydia bot genatally and its in my eye,,i have been a carrier of hep c for a long time,,my doctor has given me a single dose of azithromycin at 1 gram,,im afariad this may lead to liver failure,,anyone know
- Is it safe to take effexor and ibuprophen?
Have sinus infection which I'm taking doxycycline and ibuprophen for headache. I also take Venlafaxine for GAD. Is it okay to take Advil or acetaminophen while taking venlafaxine, not at the same time??
- Can my sister take phentermine with multiple sclerosis to lose weight
I worry she is taking a pill that will affect the nervous system and may not be good for her body.
- Can i take marijuana while taking gilenya
Hello i would like to know if is safe to have marijuane with gilenya and methotraxate
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