Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolism Side Effect Reports


The following Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolism side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.

This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism, can occur, and what you can do about them.

A side effect could appear soon after you start Doxycycline or it might take time to develop.


Pulmonary Embolism

This Pulmonary Embolism side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 18-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Doxycycline (dosage: 100 Mg, Unk), which was started on Feb 16, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Benzonatate (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol
  • Prednisone Tab (Unk)
  • Oxycodone And Acetaminophen
  • Cephalexin (500 Mg, Unk)
  • Atrovent
  • Ventolin Hfa (90 ?g, Unk)
  • Yaz
When starting to take Doxycycline the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Doxycycline.
Hypokalaemia, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Neutropenia, Asthenia, Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder, Pulmonary Embolism

This Pulmonary Embolism Doxycycline side effect was reported by a physician from FRANCE on Jun 14, 2012. A Female , 47 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was treated with Doxycycline. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Hypokalaemia
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Neutropenia
  • Asthenia
  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorder
  • Pulmonary Embolism
. Doxycycline dosage: 100 Mg, Qd. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Primperan Tab (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Kabiven (Unk)
  • Methylprednisolone (80 Mg, Unk)
  • Tranxene (20 Mg, Unk)
  • Panitumumab (360 Mg, Unk)
  • Fluorouracil (Unk)
  • Decan (Unk)
  • Innohep (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Pulmonary Embolism, Pain, Anxiety, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Injury

This is a Doxycycline side effect report of a 25-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Doxycycline (dosage:100 Mg, Once, start time: Dec 01, 2009), combined with:
  • Probiotics
  • Prozac (40 Mg, Qd)
  • Slacker Ii
  • Acai Berry
  • Venlafaxine (37.5 Mg, Unk)
  • Effexor (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (800 Mg, Prn)
  • Prozac (20 Mg, Qd)
, and developed a serious reaction and a Pulmonary Embolism side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pain
  • Anxiety
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Injury
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Doxycycline treatment in female patients suffering from NA, resulting in Pulmonary Embolism.
Pulmonary Embolism

A 20-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Doxycycline treatment (dosage: Unk) on Jul 23, 2004. Soon after starting Doxycycline treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yasmin
  • Sarafem
  • Adapalene (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Doxycycline side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism.
Pulmonary Embolism

A female patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Doxycycline on Apr 10, 2012. Patient felt the following Doxycycline side effects: pulmonary embolism Additional patient health information: Female , 36 years of age, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Doxycycline dosage: 100 Mg, Bid For 10 Days. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Benadryl (50 Mg, Hs, As Needed)
  • Darvocet-n 50 (1 To 2 Tablets Every 4 To 6 Hours As Needed)
  • Prilosec
  • Lexapro
  • Percocet (Unk Unk, Prn)
  • Yasmin
  • Colace
  • Oxycodone Hcl (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Pulmonary Embolism

This report suggests a potential Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolism side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 35-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Doxycycline (dosage: 100 Mg, Bid) starting NS. Soon after starting Doxycycline the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Motrin (600 Mg, Unk)
  • Tylenol W/ Codeine No. 3 (Unk Unk, Tid)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (150 Mg, Qd)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Doxycycline demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Pulmonary Embolism, may still occur.
Musculoskeletal Pain, Dizziness, Chest Pain, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Dyspnoea, Anxiety, Fear

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Mar 05, 2012 by a Female taking Doxycycline Hyclate (dosage: 100 Mg, Bid) . Location: UNITED STATES , 18 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Doxycycline side effects: musculoskeletal pain, dizziness, chest pain, neck pain, back pain, pulmonary embolism, dyspnoea, anxiety, fear. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Decadron (4 Mg, Unk)
  • Amoxicillin (500 Mg, Bid)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)
The patient was hospitalized.
Dyspnoea Exertional, Pulmonary Embolism, Pneumonia, Disease Progression

This Pulmonary Embolism problem was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES. A 52-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jul 27, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Doxycycline Hyclate (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Megace
  • Compazine
  • Lyrica (150mg Three Times Per Day)
  • Erlotinib Hydrochloride
  • Ambien
  • Sanctura (60mg Per Day)
  • Simvastatin (40mg Per Day)
  • Ondansetron Hcl
When commencing Doxycycline Hyclate, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Dyspnoea Exertional
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pneumonia
  • Disease Progression
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Panic Attack, Injury, Depression, Pulmonary Infarction, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Chest Discomfort, Dyspnoea

This is a Doxycycline side effect report of a 32-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Doxycycline (dosage: Unk) starting Jan 01, 2006. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (Unk)
  • Azithromycin (Unk)
  • Azithromycin (Unk)
  • Methylprednisolone (4 Mg, Unk)
  • Yaz (Unk Unk, Unk)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Panic Attack
  • Injury
  • Depression
  • Pulmonary Infarction
  • Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chest Discomfort
  • Dyspnoea
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Doxycycline could cause Pulmonary Embolism and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Chest Pain, Dyspnoea, Pulmonary Embolism

This Pulmonary Embolism side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Dec 01, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 38 years of age, was treated with Doxycycline. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Doxycycline side effects: chest pain, dyspnoea, pulmonary embolism. Doxycycline dosage: 100 Mg, Bid.
Associated medications used:
  • Yasmin
  • Ponstel (324 Mg, Unk)
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Doxycycline.
Convulsion, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, Headache, Dyspnoea

This Pulmonary Embolism side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 46-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: acne. The patient was prescribed Doxycycline (dosage: 100 Mg, Bid), which was started on Jan 30, 2008. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)
  • Ibuprofen (600 Mg, Tid)
  • Celebrex (200 Mg, Bid)
  • Tetracycline (Unk)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Patanol (2 Gtt, Bid)
  • Clonazepam (0.5 Mg, Prn)
When starting to take Doxycycline the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Convulsion
  • Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Headache
  • Dyspnoea
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Doxycycline.
Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Infarction, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Haemorrhage

This Pulmonary Embolism Doxycycline Hyclate side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES on Oct 07, 2011. A Female , 22 years of age, weighting 169.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Doxycycline Hyclate. The patient presented the following health conditions:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Infarction
  • Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Haemorrhage
. Doxycycline Hyclate dosage: NA. Additional drugs used at the same time:
  • Loratadine
  • Prednisone
  • Omeprazole
  • Albuterol Sulfate
  • Docusate Calcium
  • Ibuprofen
  • Erythromycin
  • Yaz
The patient was hospitalized.
Pulmonary Embolism, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Infarction, Pulmonary Haemorrhage

This is a Doxycycline Hyclate side effect report of a 22-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: acne, who was treated with Doxycycline Hyclate (dosage:NA, start time: Jan 01, 2009), combined with:
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Vitamins Nos
  • Docusate Calcium
  • Ferrous Sulfate Tab
  • Erythromycin
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Loratadine
  • Albuterol Sulfate
, and developed a serious reaction and a Pulmonary Embolism side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Chest Pain
  • Pulmonary Infarction
  • Pulmonary Haemorrhage
which developed after the beginning of treatment. The patient was hospitalized. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Doxycycline Hyclate treatment in female patients suffering from acne, resulting in Pulmonary Embolism.
Pulmonary Thrombosis, Dyspnoea, Pulmonary Embolism

A 39-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Doxycycline treatment (dosage: 100 Mg, Unk) on Sep 01, 2005. Soon after starting Doxycycline treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Pulmonary Thrombosis
  • Dyspnoea
  • Pulmonary Embolism
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Yasmin
  • Yasmin
  • Yasmin
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Doxycycline side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism.
Pulmonary Embolism, Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

A patient from UNITED KINGDOM was prescribed and started Doxycycline on Aug 23, 2011. After Doxycycline was administered, patient encountered several Doxycycline side effects: pulmonary embolism, upper respiratory tract infection Additional patient health information: male , weighting 171.1 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Doxycycline dosage: 100 Mg, 2x/day. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Erbitux (500 Mg, Weekly)
  • Capecitabine (1300 Mg, 2x/day For 5 Days Per Week)
  • Irinotecan Hcl (120 Mg, Weekly)
The patient was hospitalized.
Pulmonary Embolism, Hypoaesthesia, Injury, Emotional Distress, Asthenia, Dyspnoea, Pain, Pleuritic Pain, Anxiety

This report suggests a potential Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolism side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 35-year-old female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Doxycycline (dosage: NA) starting Aug 29, 2008. Soon after starting Doxycycline the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Hypoaesthesia
  • Injury
  • Emotional Distress
  • Asthenia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Pain
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Anxiety
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Yaz
The patient was hospitalized. Although Doxycycline demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Pulmonary Embolism, may still occur.
Pulmonary Embolism

An adverse event was reported by a consumer or non-health professional on Jul 29, 2011 by a Female taking Doxycycline (dosage: 100 Mg, Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 45 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Patient felt the following Doxycycline side effects: pulmonary embolism. Additional medications/treatments:
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Clarinex
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Diovan
  • Celebrex (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Neurontin (600 Mg, Unk)
Pulmonary Embolism

This Pulmonary Embolism problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 45-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Jun 01, 2003 a consumer started treatment with Doxycycline (dosage: 100 Mg, Unk). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Neurontin (600 Mg, Unk)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Celebrex (200 Mg, Unk)
  • Diovan
  • Clarinex
When commencing Doxycycline, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Pulmonary Embolism
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Pulmonary Embolism, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.
Muscle Strain, Chest Pain, Haemoptysis, Dyspnoea, Cough, Pulmonary Embolism

This is a Doxycycline side effect report of a 38-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: acne,pain and was treated with Doxycycline (dosage: 100 Mg, Bid) starting Mar 01, 2005. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen (5 Mg, Prn)
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Differin (1 Df, Qon)
  • Retin-a Micro (0.1 %, Qon)
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Muscle Strain
  • Chest Pain
  • Haemoptysis
  • Dyspnoea
  • Cough
  • Pulmonary Embolism
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Doxycycline could cause Pulmonary Embolism and that some female patients may be more susceptible.
Pain, Fatigue, Pulmonary Embolism, Dyspnoea

This Pulmonary Embolism side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES on Jun 07, 2011. A female patient from UNITED STATES , 34 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, was treated with Doxycycline Hyclate. Patient felt the following Doxycycline side effects: pain, fatigue, pulmonary embolism, dyspnoea. Doxycycline Hyclate dosage: 100 Mg, Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Yaz (1 Df (daily Dose), Qd, Oral)
  • Yasmin
  • Cheratussin Ac
  • Effexor Xr (75 Mg, Unk)
  • Yaz
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Doxycycline Hyclate.

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Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolism Causes and Reviews


A pulmonary embolism is a sudden blockage in a lung artery. The cause is usually a blood clot in the leg called a deep vein thrombosis that breaks loose and travels through the bloodstream to the lung. Pulmonary embolism is a serious condition that can cause

  • Permanent damage to the affected lung
  • Low oxygen levels in your blood
  • Damage to other organs in your body from not getting enough oxygen

If a clot is large, or if there are many clots, pulmonary embolism can cause death.

Half the people who have pulmonary embolism have no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, they can include shortness of breath, chest pain or coughing up blood. Symptoms of a blood clot include warmth, swelling, pain, tenderness and redness of the leg. The goal of treatment is to break up clots and help keep other clots from forming.

NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Doxycycline Pulmonary Embolism Reviews

Sun, 22 Mar 2009
I was taking Doxycycline for meibomitis and a little over 2 weeks after I started I came ill with severe head pressure,tinnitus,chills,nausea,flulike symptoms and after 2 emergency room visits and 6 different doctors (who were trying to treat me for sinuses,unknown reactions,and migraines)I was finally told by my opthalmologist(who was very aware of my symptoms and said doxy not the cause) finally consulted a neurologist and informed me last week that indeed it can cause all of these symptoms.What I would like to know is,does anyone know how long symptoms remain after stopping the doxy?Thanks
Wed, 03 Jun 2009
i am anaemic and i've been treating my acne with Doxycycline but instead my anaemia got worse i'm drowzy,my head feels heavy and i have a headache from hell.
Sun, 07 Jun 2009
I was taking Doxycycline for an MRSA staph infection. I had tightness in my chest and worsening difficulty breathing, sore tongue, burning palms and soles of my feet, and extreme exhaustion. At the end of my 9th day on the medication, I had excrutiating headaches, I was unable to eat and drinking more than a sip of anything made me unable to breathe. I didn't even think about this being a side effect of the antibiotic. It was really scary. I stopped taking it two days ago, and I still feel somewhat bad, but I can at least breathe again now.
Sat, 15 May 2010
The doctor had prescribed me 100 mg Doxycycline twice daily for 14 days. On 9th day of medication, I had itching in different parts of my body. Then I consulted the doctor but he asked me to continue the Doxycycline and complete the course. To control itching he gave me antihistaminic drug for the remaining medication period. Even after completing the course of medicine I had little bit itching for one more week.
Wed, 08 Dec 2010
I was taking them as an anti-malarial. Caused a duodenal ulcer and a bleed on the brain, either of which could have killed me. Both nearly did, I had 3 months in hospital and 8 operations before I was discharged. I will probably never be properly well again.
Fri, 10 Dec 2010
I have just taken myself off Doxycycline. I had so much pressure in my skull - unable to stand for very long, felt really weak and thought I was going to pass out..A Few pains in my kidney area.
Sat, 05 Mar 2011
I am a 45 year old women who developed acne 4 years agao after my hysterectomy.I have been using Doxycycline for the last 10 months......the only side effects I have experienced are nausea if pill tkn in empty stomach and weight gain ( which could be just my age). I took myself off the pills for 3 weeks, but my acne returned worse than ever!!! I have started taking it again...with in 3 day sthere was a marked improvement. Clearly I will continue taking it......what are the effects of taking this drug over long periods of time? Can any one help me on this?
Mon, 21 Mar 2011
I took Doxycycline for 10 days for perioral dermatitis. A week after completing the medicine I went to the ER with a burning in my chest. Then I lost my appetite, was nauseous and started losing weight. Three weeks later I was diagnosed with gastroparesis. I went on motility medication and changed my diet. It has been 14 months, I am improved, no longer taking the medication and able to eat small meals that are easily digestible. I know of 4 other people who developed gastroparesis after taking Doxycycline.
Sun, 22 May 2011
i had these 100mg tablets for a sinus infection its gone now i take the last 1 tomorrow but after the few few days on them i ad to take 8 2 to start with then 1 a day. so after a few days on them i got 2 complaints my anus was a bit sore and neck and shoulder pain stiffness so ill be glad to get the last 1 took now tomorrow.
Thu, 15 Sep 2011
I am 11 days into a 20 day regime of Doxycycline for Staph. I am 51 and have not had a period in 2 years. 2 days ago I had some breast tenderness and this morning I woke to classic menstrual bleeding with abdominal cramps. Could the Doxycycline be responsible for this in some way? Should I follow up with my GP or call my GYN?
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