A 38-year-old male asked:
started taking doxycycline. read about intracranial hypertension from this drug. feel minor headache in back of head, but no other symptoms. could this be what it is or would it be more obvious?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Donald Colantino answered
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Doxycycline: The headaches from increased intracranial pressure are usually more intense than yours. Nausea,vomiting and/or blurred vision would be reasons for concern. Nevertheless if this is a new headache for you notify your physician for advice about changing antibiotics.
Answered on Jul 16, 2019
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