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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 12,097 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 has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from 13,713 Doxycycline users)

Multiple sclerosis

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, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 224,277 Multiple sclerosis patients)

On May, 22, 2015: 12,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 15 people (0.12%) have Multiple Sclerosis.

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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