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Doxycycline

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Levaquin

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Other Names: Levofloxacin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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Doxycycline International Nonproprietary Name is a member of the tetracycline antibiotics group, and is commonly used to treat a variety of infections. Doxycycline is a semisynthetic tetracycline invented and clinically developed in the early 1960s by P... Read more on Wikipedia
Levofloxacin is a synthetic chemotherapeutic antibiotic of the fluoroquinolone drug class and is used to treat severe or life-threatening bacterial infections or bacterial infections that have failed to respond to other antibiotic classes. It is sold und... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Junetantin
September 21, 2014
Junetantin wrote
Doxycycline hyclate and monohydrate
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By Brooke
July 24, 2014
Brooke wrote
Nausea/Vomiting
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By Jeff
July 4, 2014
Jeff wrote
Doxycycline
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I know for a fact doxycycline drove my dad crazy and he took his life .
nicole dailey  |  October 1, 2014
My extreme 10 yr urinary incontinence stopped after 2 days on 100mg doxycycline treatment for tick bite. Limited urination & right hip pain. Apparent bacterial redness,swelling in arm cleared up quickly. Am afraid Kidney's have shut down. 66yrs old.
MH  |  July 21, 2014
Actually you can take doxy with food, there is no evidence that food interacts with doxycycline. You're stomach just needs a high level of HCL acid for doxy to work. Just don't take it with anything that contains high levels of Calcium in it. No DAIRY!
July 5, 2014
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By GG
June 6, 2014
GG wrote
Doxycycline
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By Dee
May 24, 2014
Dee wrote
Levaquin 750
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By sav
May 16, 2014
sav wrote
acne
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By Ruinedbyleviquin
April 12, 2014
Ruinedbyleviquin wrote
Do some research before you take this drug
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By Teri Barnett
March 12, 2014
Teri Barnett wrote
Rotator Cuff Pain
Have you tried natural herbs for the inflammation? There are several natural herbal remedies that help with that and sleep. Also stay well hydrated with electrolytes.best of luck..
mary  |  May 4, 2014
I had the same problem with Levaquin, torn rotator cuff and torn meniscus in my knee. Had surgery and still messed up.
Linda  |  March 18, 2014
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By Allison
February 27, 2014
Allison wrote
Doxcycline and Levaquine - Tendonitis
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By nurse with photophobia due to eye infection
January 26, 2014
nurse with photophobia due to eye infection wrote
Severe Painful Photophobia following eye surgery
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By Chris
January 6, 2014
Chris wrote
Levaquin
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By Ay_yo_D
November 20, 2013
Ay_yo_D wrote
Sleep
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By Leviquin
November 5, 2013
Leviquin wrote
Difficulty walking, pain in toes a d did have pain in legs
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By The Momma
November 4, 2013
The Momma wrote
Nightmares
Me too. Three days worth and I dreamt my cat got out and fell down a fifty foot hole in the driveway. That was the least of the dreams. Stopped the pills after three days but following night had the cat dream. Believe can take anything from a week to three months to get out of the system, depending on amount taken. My very best wishes to your daughter and well done for spotting something wrong.
Minky  |  June 3, 2014
Me 2 (oo)
Kylie  |  April 4, 2014
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By Lee
November 1, 2013
Lee wrote
Levaquin. Insomnia
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By lee sedwick md
October 2, 2013
lee sedwick md wrote
tendonitis and insomnia after taking levoquin
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By Mary
August 26, 2013
Mary wrote
Doxycycine is poison!!
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My neck is real read itchy and peeling then burns
Tammy henry  |  April 17, 2014
I have been taking these twice a day for almost the last month for my perioral dermititis. I did try taking them without food which is the best way for them to be more effective. However; I did notice that especially in the morning it makes me quite nauseous. You MUST drink alot of water and even if you do you may have to eat a little with them. It is a pretty powerful antibiotic and honestly one of the main issues can be dehydration which can cause all of the symptoms listed in previous post.
Larisa  |  March 24, 2014
Were you guys eating with your antibiotics? They can make you very sick on an empty stomach.
February 28, 2014
just lower your dosage i guess and eat yogurt+ drink alot of water
powmowpow  |  January 16, 2014
I was put on Doxy 1 100 mg 2 times a day. I started a heacache and nauseous feeling. Kept taking them until the 5th day. My headache was so severe, nausea was worse. I couldn't take the headache anymore. Looked up side effects of doxy and first one was a severe and unusual headache, then nausea....etc. I stopped them, drank lots of water to flush it out of me. Headache gone within a couple of days. Spoke to my dr and got a script for something different.
Whew, worst headache ever!
ChristineW  |  November 15, 2013
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