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What Is Vibramycin Allergy
Yes indeed: This is standard treatment for penicillin-allergic patients with syphilis and works very well, but must not miss many doses. If past allergy was not severe, most people can safely be treated with 3 long-acting penicillin injections and not worry about remembering pills. Also, doxy can cause photosensitivity, i.e. susceptibility to sunburn, and often is avoided in your part of the world. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
No: They are both quite different.Get a more detailed answer ›
Doryx allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Doryx (doxycycline) is a tetracycline antibiotic. Allergic reactions may include "shortness of breath, wheezing or troubled breathing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue or other parts of the body & rash, itching or hives on the skin." REF: https://www.news-medical.net/drugs/Doryx.aspx ...Read more
Doxycycline: Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic used for bacterial infections. Common side effects can include sun burning more easily, loose bowel movements, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, abdominal cramps and allergic reactions. For more info about side effects to include allergic rxn, see: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/doxycycline-side-effects.html ...Read more
Could doxycycline cause my already allergy to mosquito bites flare up even worse? One seems to have become infected due to the clear boil on top now.
Took Doxycycline hyclate this am without food per directions then vomited repeatedly. Should try with food or is this an allergy? Hives now, not am.
Side Effect: This is a side effect of that drug. You should report back to your prescribing doctor and go from there. Please report to your doctor asap. Doctors like feedback. ...Read more
I had an allergy to doxycycline 4 weeks ago i can't take benedryl and I took prednisone for 12 days and I still itch, I have been taking ranitidine?
Cause?: I doubt that the allergy to doxycycline can linger on this long and thus your itching must be from something else. In the absence of skin rash, dry skin is the most common cause for itching. Have you tried applying a moisturizer on your body 2x daily with one <3 mins after bathing? ...Read more
How can I test if i'm allergic to doxycycline? I took bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and had a bad reaction. Is it likely/probable to have a similar allergy to doxycycline?
Is it safe to take dayquil for cold and benadryl (diphenhydramine) for allergy at the same time? I'm also on doxycycline for acne.
I am taking doxycycline hyclate 100mg and sertraline 50mg daily. Can i take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy tablet for mosquito bites that have boiled up?
Taking doxycycline--briefly cured ocular rosacea. Now have red, sore eyes from allergies.Treatment?
Diagnosis first: If our eyes actually hurt, you need to see an ophthalmologist (eye doctor, md) asap. If red an ditch along with some discomfort (but no pain), use cold compresses, rinse y our eyes with artificial tears such as genteal, referesh or systane and take antihistamine drops (for instance ketotifen [zaditor, alaway). Don't take those that "takes the red out of y our eyes!" no better, see the eye doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am getting dehydrated no reason. Went to urgent care on feb 27 urinary tract inf. No fever. He gave me doxycycline 2 times a day I have horrible drug allergies can only take levaquin avelox penicillin cannot take sulfa or macrobid. He gave me
Dehydration : Dehydration can occur easily when a patient has an infection. An infection can cause a fever, even when the patient isn't always aware, and the skin flushes, with more fluid evaporating. In addition, if a patient isn't feeling well, they often don't drink or eat as much as they typically do. Patient's who are on other medications, including cardiovascular medications, can be more sensitive to the effects of dehydration. Signs of allergic reaction to a medication usually includes rash that is usually hives, swelling, itching, or shortness of breath. ...Read more
Typically all gone: by one month after stoppingGet a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: Though it has been reported in long term use, it is very rare and another reason should be sought. ...Read more