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Doxycycline

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Tetracycline

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/ 22,299 posts
Other Names: Tetralysal   Sumycin   Topicycline   Achromycin
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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
Tetracycline (International Nonproprietary Name) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly... Read more on Wikipedia
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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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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 sav
May 16, 2014
sav wrote
acne
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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 David
January 13, 2014
David wrote
Getting rid of sebhorrheic dermatitis
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By Ay_yo_D
November 20, 2013
Ay_yo_D wrote
Sleep
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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 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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What patients are saying about Doxycycline + Tetracycline + UTI

30 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Minocycline but Doxycycline works great for me and I can...
...and Doxycycline? I think the Tetracycline has been helping, but it ...I tried Tetracycline and it didn't help my face at all. It also ...Minocycline but Doxycycline works great for me an...
am allergic to the tetracycline family? There are...
Other drugs similar to doxycycline, am allergic to the tetracycline family? There are alot of antibiotics not related to...
to \"tetracycline\" antibiotics? Hello, Doxycycline...
...to Doxycycline is it likely I am allergic to \"tetracycline\" antibiotics? Hello, Doxycycline is a member of the tetracycline antibiotics...
I think the long term reduction in inflammation...
...I take Tetracycline right now, but it works better on breakouts than ...treated with an antibiotic like tetracycline or doxycycline, I think the long term reduction in inflammation probabl...
was on tetracycline a while back and that worked...but u...
...me!! If you take it with out a filling meal, you will feel extremely nauseous. It didnt work for me...i was on tetracycline a while back and that...
Doxycycline work better than tetracycline for severe acne?...
...Doxycycline work better than tetracycline for severe acne? I have been using Doxycycline 100mg for my acne for about1 month ...online and i find that tetracycline could help my acne,...
My opthamologist prescribed it for me. It has helped...
... Ask him about Doxycycline. My opthamologist prescribed it for me. It has helped, though it has to ...help. And it has fewer side effects than tetracycline and was more effective for me...
My opthamologist prescribed it for me. It has helped...
...him about Doxycycline. My opthamologist prescribed it for me. It has helped, though it ...help. And it has fewer side effects than tetracycline and was more effective for me than other -cyclin...
to tetracycline are also allergic o doxycycline. And...
I am allergic to tetracycline and primary care doctors prescribe ...on the illness and for UTIs they usually grow out a ...who are allergic to tetracycline are also allergic o doxycycline. And s...
and minocycline medications had no adverse effect...
...think the tetracycline family of anti-biotics does far more damage to our stomachs than our ears. From my experience, ingesting doxycycline and minocycline medications had no adverse effect on me....
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