Doxycycline Side Effects
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View and Submit Doxycycline Side Effects
Your Doxycycline Side Effect submission can play a very important role. Reporting your experience could help identify an unknown risk and inform other patients and health care professionals.
Record and Track Your Side Effects
It is very important to keep track of all side effects and discuss them with your doctor. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Alternative DOXYCYCLINE Names:DOXYCYCLI
Active Ingredient: DOXYCYCLI
Side Effects reported to FDA: 1250. View Doxycycline Adverse Reports
Doxycycline safety alerts: 2001
Reported deaths: 43
Reported hospitalizations: 379
Public Health Advisory: Doxycycline for Anthrax Exposure
Audience: Health professionals and general public
FDA reminds all health professionals and the general public that Doxycycline is approved for the treatment of anthrax in all its forms. The FDA is providing additional information concerning the dosing regimen for the treatment of anthrax, including cutaneous and inhalation anthrax (post-exposure). The currently recommended dosage regimen of doxycycline for severe disease is 100 mg every 12 hours for adults and 1mg per pound (2.2mg per kilogram) every 12 hours for children less than 100 pounds. These dosage regimens are appropriate for use in patients who have been exposed to anthrax (Bacillus anthracis) regardless of the route of exposure.
[Oct 18, 2001 - Public Health Advisory - FDA]
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Doxycycline Adverse Reactions
Headache ( 69 Reports)|Nausea ( 68 Reports)|Pain ( 67 Reports)|Haemorrhage ( 65 Reports)|Abortion Incomplete ( 63 Reports)|Dyspnoea ( 61 Reports)|Chest Pain ( 56 Reports)|Rash ( 54 Reports)|Dizziness ( 53 Reports)|Diarrhoea ( 52 Reports)|Vomiting ( 52 Reports)|Asthenia ( 42 Reports)|Pyrexia ( 40 Reports)|Anaemia ( 38 Reports)|Oesophageal Ulcer ( 37 Reports)|Pruritus ( 37 Reports)|Abdominal Pain ( 31 Reports)|Malaise ( 31 Reports)|Stevens-johnson Syndrome ( 31 Reports)|Abdominal Pain Upper ( 29 Reports)|Fatigue ( 29 Reports)|Muscle Spasms ( 29 Reports)|Photosensitivity Reaction ( 28 Reports)|Depression ( 27 Reports)|Oedema Peripheral ( 27 Reports)|Pulmonary Embolism ( 27 Reports)|Benign Intracranial Hypertension ( 26 Reports)|Anxiety ( 25 Reports)|Paraesthesia ( 25 Reports)|Syncope ( 24 Reports)|