Doxycycline vs Tetracycline for UTI

Doxycycline
(Rx)
Tetracycline
Doxycycline is an antibiotic.
Tetracycline is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for UTI
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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October 27, 1983
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
65,888 Discussions
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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 Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Rosacea
#4 for Lyme
Our data suggest that Tetracycline is taken for Acne, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is approved for Infection.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Dox
Nausea
8
Depression
6
Dizziness
3
Joint Pain
3
Stomach Problems
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Tingling
2
Sore Throat
2
Numbness
1
Bloating
1
Tet
Depression
6
Nausea
5
Sun Sensitivity
3
Stomach Problems
2
Dizziness
2
Tooth Discoloration
1
Joint Pain
1
Kidney Disease
1
Bloating
1
Sore Throat
1
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Doxycycline
Dox
Tetracycline
Tet
Nausea
Dox
Tet
8
5
Depression
Dox
Tet
6
6
Dizziness
Dox
Tet
3
2
Joint Pain
Dox
Tet
3
1
Stomach Problems
Dox
Tet
2
2
Sun Sensitivity
Dox
Tet
2
3
Tingling
Dox
Tet
2
0
Sore Throat
Dox
Tet
2
1
Numbness
Dox
Tet
1
0
Bloating
Dox
Tet
1
1
Depression
Tet
Dox
6
6
Nausea
Tet
Dox
5
8
Sun Sensitivity
Tet
Dox
3
2
Stomach Problems
Tet
Dox
2
2
Dizziness
Tet
Dox
2
3
Tooth Discoloration
Tet
Dox
1
0
Joint Pain
Tet
Dox
1
3
Kidney Disease
Tet
Dox
1
0
Bloating
Tet
Dox
1
1
Sore Throat
Tet
Dox
1
2
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
Ingredients
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Doxycycline Hyclate , Doxycycline Monohydrate , Doxycycline Calcium
Tetracycline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Doxycycline and Tetracycline: 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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