Amoxicillin vs Doxycycline Hyclate

Amoxicillin
(Rx)
Doxycycline Hyclate
(Rx)
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.
Doxycycline Hyclate is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.4
Slightly Satisfied
Concern level
2.0
Concern level
2.4
Approval Date
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February 9, 1976
July 17, 1973
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,004 Discussions
3,283 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Infection
#5 for UTI
#6 for Lyme
#7 for Sore Throat
#8 for Strep Throat
#11 for Acne
#12 for Bronchitis
#13 for Pneumonia
#14 for Abscess
#15 for Tonsilitis
Amoxicillin is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Chlamydia
#3 for Infection
#4 for Lyme
#5 for Bronchitis
#6 for Rosacea
#7 for UTI
#10 for Malaria
#12 for Syphilis
Doxycycline Hyclate is prescribed for Acne, Infection and Chlamydia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Lyme, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amo
Allergy
10
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Dox
Nausea
9
Depression
4
Dizziness
3
Sore Throat
3
Stomach Problems
2
Tingling
2
Fever
1
Loss of Appetite
1
Joint Pain
1
Bloating
1
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Amoxicillin
Amo
Doxycycline Hyclate
Dox
Allergy
Amo
Dox
10
0
Tiredness
Amo
Dox
2
0
Nausea
Amo
Dox
2
9
Dizziness
Amo
Dox
1
3
Insomnia
Amo
Dox
1
0
Weakness
Amo
Dox
1
0
Irritability
Amo
Dox
1
0
Depression
Amo
Dox
1
4
Stomach Problems
Amo
Dox
1
2
Diabetes
Amo
Dox
1
0
Nausea
Dox
Amo
9
2
Depression
Dox
Amo
4
1
Dizziness
Dox
Amo
3
1
Sore Throat
Dox
Amo
3
0
Stomach Problems
Dox
Amo
2
1
Tingling
Dox
Amo
2
0
Fever
Dox
Amo
1
0
Loss of Appetite
Dox
Amo
1
0
Joint Pain
Dox
Amo
1
0
Bloating
Dox
Amo
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Amoxicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amoxicillin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dental Product, Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg, 775 mg, 875 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 50 mg/mL
Tablet: 20 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Capsule: 20 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg
Solution: 100 mg, 200 mg
Gel: 10%
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate
Doxycycline Hyclate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amoxicillin and Doxycycline Hyclate: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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