Review: could Doxycycline cause Swelling?
Summary: Swelling is found among people who take Doxycycline, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 12,059 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 has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. (view latest outcomes from 13,672 users)
Swelling has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, metastases to bone.(latest reports from Swelling 25,848 patients)
On Nov, 30, 2014: 12,053 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxycycline. Among them, 128 people (1.06%) have Swelling.
Time on Doxycycline when people have Swelling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Swelling when taking Doxycycline * :
Age of people who have Swelling when taking Doxycycline * :
Severity of Swelling when taking Doxycycline ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Swelling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (21 people, 16.41%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 14.06%)
- Pain (15 people, 11.72%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (15 people, 11.72%)
- Fatigue (14 people, 10.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (56 people, 43.75%)
- Ativan (44 people, 34.38%)
- Lexapro (42 people, 32.81%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 32.03%)
- 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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