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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 12,059 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Doxycycline and have Multiple sclerosis >>>

Doxycycline

Doxycycline has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (view latest outcomes from 13,672 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, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Multiple sclerosis 223,215 patients)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 12,053 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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  • 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
    (Asked by a 60 year old man who has Chladymia In My Eye, and takes Doxycycline Hyclate)
    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?
    (Asked by a 61 year old woman who has High Blood Cholesterol, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Sinusitis, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, and takes Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Doxycycline, Alprazolam, Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tradjenta, Crestor)
    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
    (Asked by a 37 year old woman who has Multiple Sclerosis)
    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
    (Asked by a 36 year old woman who has MS, and takes Gilenya)
    Hello i would like to know if is safe to have marijuane with gilenya and methotraxate
  • Can 100mg doxycycline hyclate be taken at the same time with zithromax?
    (Asked by a 63 year old man who has Lyme Disease - Early Disseminated, Strep Throat, and takes Azithromycin, Doxycycline Hyclate)
    Patient was bitten by a deer tick and is taking doxycycline as preventive measure. A throat infection is developing for which the doxycycline seems to have no effect, though azithromycin has proven rapidly effective in the past. Should the doxycycline be discontinued during the azithromycin cycle? ...

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    (Posted by a 25 year old man who has Cognitive And Psychiatric Disorder, Lyme Disease, Inflammation And Severe Nerve Damage, and takes Doxycycline Hyclate)
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    (Posted by a 53 year old woman who has Rash From The Sunburn And Very Itchy, High Sensitivity To Sun, Burned Easily Even With Sunscreen, Cold Tingling On Toes And Hands, Skin Burning Sensation On Hands, Elevated Creatinine Levels, and takes Doxycycline)
    I recently went in for a physical, everything was normal except my Creatinine levels. I had severe symptoms from burning hands/knuckles to feeling very tingly like cold needles. Also, burned very easily from sun even with 50 sun screen applied. Should I be worried about the Creatinine levels be abn ...
  • Developed systemic scleroderma while on copaxone for 10 yrs.
    (Posted by a 41 year old woman who has Multiple Sclerosis, Scleroderma, and takes Copaxone)
    I just tested positive for both crest and systemic scleroderma. I already have ms and have been on copaxone over 10 yrs. I believe copaxone may have caused this. I dont blame the makers. I am sure it has helped more then hurt, but I wonder if this has happened to others. If so it should be something ...
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    (Posted by a 59 year old woman who has Overweight, Multiple Sclerosis, Tibia Fracture, and takes Topamax, Aubagio, Cymbalta, Celebrex, Fosamax)
    I was taking Topamax for weight loss and it worked very well. After 2 months I started having diarrhea. I stopped Topamax and the diarrhea stopped. Is there any drug or supplement I can take Topamax that will stop the diarrhea?

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