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Review: could Doxycycline cause Swelling?

We study 12,043 people who have side effects while taking Doxycycline from FDA and social media. Among them, 116 have Swelling. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling and more.

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Doxycycline

Doxycycline (latest outcomes from 13,646 users) has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne.

Swelling

Swelling (latest reports from 181,551 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 12,027 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 128 people (1.06%) have Swelling.

Trend of Swelling in Doxycycline reports

Time on Doxycycline when people have Swelling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling66.67%16.67%0.00%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Doxycycline * :

FemaleMale
Swelling71.56%28.44%

Age of people who have Swelling when taking Doxycycline * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%3.92%8.82%19.61%34.31%33.33%

Severity of Swelling when taking Doxycycline ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Swelling0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Swelling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Swelling100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (21 people, 16.41%)
  2. Hypertension (18 people, 14.06%)
  3. Pain (15 people, 11.72%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 11.72%)
  5. Fatigue (14 people, 10.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (56 people, 43.75%)
  2. Ativan (44 people, 34.38%)
  3. Lexapro (42 people, 32.81%)
  4. Aspirin (41 people, 32.03%)
  5. Prilosec (40 people, 31.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Sam (2 years ago):

Many tick bites in NC last month,-- eight(8) plus. Dr. there said to take Doxycyline 100 for 10 days if any suspect symptoms developed.

I am now back home in Thailand and lower back and butt muscle pain and stiffness has come on strongly.

I took my second Doxy pill a few hours ago and my penis is starting to become swollen with red inflammation.

I took an Aleve two hours ago, to fight the inflammation, until I find out what I should do?

Should I continue the doxycycline, but with an anti-inflammatory?

What anti-inflammatory should I take, when and how much?

Is there an effective substitute to the doxycycline that I can switch to?
I am a 73 and male
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  • My wife took these meds one morning, then that evening she took the Doxycycline and around 05:00 hours the next morning her throat started closing and she Called Kaiser Permanente, getting the answering service. After describing her symptom,which kept getting progressively worse, the medical professional told her to call an ambulance immediately. I proceeded, fortunately, myself to take her to Medical Center of Aurora (Colorado) where they had to perform an endotracheal intubation because her throat had by then closed so as to prevent an intubation. She spent the next week recovering from complications like pneumonia, blood sugar gone wild, blood pressure not under control (after stopping Lisinopril/HCTZ & the new one Doxycycline, which I think did it all, and others I forget. In short is this new? I could not find anything re on the web in February (02/05/2014) when it all started.

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