Can I take doxycycline hyclate if I might be pregnant?

Not a good idea. Doxycycline can cause changes in the bone structure of a developing fetus. Discuss with the doctor who is planning to give this to you if you need to combat an infection - discuss alternatives for treatment.

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I'm takin doxycycline hyclate 100mg twice daily, but unfortunately I had unprotected sex four days ago but im scared I will get pregnant, what should I do?

Morning after pill. Although antibiotics can reduce the efficacy of birth control pills, you didn't mention if you're on the pill. Unprotected sex can lead to pregnancy. If it has been less than five days, you can take Ella (ulipristal acetate) (rx morning after pill) to reduce your chances of conceiving. And be sure to take a pregnancy test two weeks from your last sex. Unfortunately, Doxycycline is associated with some birth defects. Read more...