Doxycycline vs Malarone

Doxycycline
(Rx)
Malarone
(Rx)
Doxycycline is an antibiotic.
Malarone is an anti infectious agent.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Malaria
2.0
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Malaria
2.6
Concern level
2.3
Approval Date
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October 27, 1983
July 14, 2000
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
65,703 Discussions
3,003 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Lyme
#4 for Chlamydia
#6 for Rosacea
#7 for Itching
#8 for Inflammation
#9 for UTI
#10 for Malaria
#11 for Mycoplasma
#14 for Syphilis
#15 for NSU
Our data suggest that Doxycycline is taken for Acne and Lyme, although it is not approved for these conditions. In addition, it is prescribed for Infection and Chlamydia.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Malaria
Malarone is prescribed for Malaria and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dox
Nausea
7
Depression
5
Dizziness
2
Joint Pain
2
Stomach Problems
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Tingling
2
Sore Throat
2
Numbness
1
Bloating
1
Mal
Headaches
8
Anxiety
6
Nausea
6
Air Hunger
5
Depression
4
Fever
4
Allergy
4
Nightmares
4
Hallucinations
4
Sweating
4
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Doxycycline
Dox
Malarone
Mal
Nausea
Dox
Mal
7
6
Depression
Dox
Mal
5
4
Dizziness
Dox
Mal
2
0
Joint Pain
Dox
Mal
2
0
Stomach Problems
Dox
Mal
2
0
Sun Sensitivity
Dox
Mal
2
0
Tingling
Dox
Mal
2
0
Sore Throat
Dox
Mal
2
0
Numbness
Dox
Mal
1
0
Bloating
Dox
Mal
1
0
Headaches
Mal
Dox
8
0
Anxiety
Mal
Dox
6
0
Nausea
Mal
Dox
6
7
Air Hunger
Mal
Dox
5
0
Depression
Mal
Dox
4
5
Fever
Mal
Dox
4
0
Allergy
Mal
Dox
4
0
Nightmares
Mal
Dox
4
0
Hallucinations
Mal
Dox
4
0
Sweating
Mal
Dox
4
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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Not Available
C Category C
Before taking Malarone during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Malarone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 250-100 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken with meals because high fat foods increase absorption.
Ingredients
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Doxycycline Hyclate , Doxycycline Monohydrate , Doxycycline Calcium
Atovaquone/Proguanil Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Doxycycline and Malarone: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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