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Doxycycline And Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Chemical irritation: Doxycycline is an irritating, caustic chemical. (Open a capsule or tablet and touch it to your tongue to learn how bitter it is.) It irritates the stomach or intestinal linings. You can reduce the nausea or pain, or sometimes diarrhea, by taking it with food (but not with high calcium foods like milk products). ...Read more
Few if any:
Doxy: most side effects we've experienced are nausea.
Accutane: most side effects we've experienced are dry skin and headache. However, dry skin after use of Accutane should be seen as 'normal'. Because it decreases/controls the function of sebaceous glands which leading to the control of acne. Depression is very rare. Suicide? Only happened in lawsuit, not in my (and my many colleagues’’) exper. ...Read more
Not for use in pregn: Pregnant women should not take tetracycline derivatives like Doxycycline during pregnancy unless there are no other antibiotics that can be used to treat the patient. Tetracyclines affect tooth development causing staining deformities and also retard the development of bone. ...Read more