Does doryx (doxycycline) interact with Accutane since it's a tetracycline?

Yes. There is one important potential interaction. It can increase the risk of pseudo tumor cerebri which is an abnormal amount of pressure in the cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Altho this is a relatively rare condition, it can be dangerous and lead to permanent visual loss and brain damage.

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Will tetracycline or doxycycline treat a gum infection?

Possibly. But any antibiotic you take only masks the underlying dental problem. You are better off seeing a local dentist who can diagnose your problem and treat it. Read more...
See a dentist ASAP. The tetracycline, doxycycline or any other treatment is a temporary relief. A gum infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your head and neck. See your dentist ASAP. Read more...

Can I take erythromycin, doxycycline or tetracycline?

What for? Don't know why UR asking. Of course U can take any of these antibiotics for appropriate indications provided UR not allergic to any of them. There is cross reactivity between Doxycycline & tetracycline, but not with erthromycin. Read more...

Can you tell me if I could take tetracycline and doxycycline together?

Tetra- and Doxy- cyc. Yes you can take take them together. However, if the Doxycycline has been prescribed it is doubtful the tetracycline will add any additional benefit. Read more...

Can doxycycline and tetracycline taken in first five weeks of pregnancy cause birth defects?

No. They are usually avoided in pregnancy but not a problem for the fetus in the first 12-18 wks. Read more...
MEDS IN PREGNANCY. Both Doxycycline and tetracycline fall in pregnancy safety category-d. It means: there is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the potential benefits from the use of the drug in pregnant women may be acceptable despite its potential ricks (e.g. If the drug is needed in life threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs can't be used or are ineffective). Read more...

I took tetracycline 500 mg 5 tablets and doxycycline 100mg 4tablets off and on until my 5th wk of pregnancy. Would it cause birth defects.

Should not be problm. Tetracycline is avoided in later pregnancy and childhood due to its interference with bone mineralization.Recorded use in the first trimester has not been shown to create problems with the fetus. Read more...
YES . Tetracycline can cause fetal toxicity when given to pregnant women.Fetal bone and teeth accumulation. In general, reports of exposure have been limited to short durations of therapy in the first trimester. Tetracycline may discolor fetal teeth following maternal use during pregnancy; the specific teeth involved and the portion of the tooth affected depends on the timing and duration of exposure. Read more...

I have "idiopathic" intracranial hypertension caused by weight gain, and maybe tetracycline. Is doxycycline always contraindicated in this condition?

Doxy and IIH. The class of antibiotics tetracycline (i.e., tetracycline, minocycline, doxycycline, etc.) has been linked to intracranial hypertension. Since doxycyline is a "tetracycline", my advice is to avoid this medication and discuss with your doctor other options. Read more...