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Is side effects common with doryx (doxycycline)?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Nausea, diarrhea

Doryx (doxycycline) is a slow-release form of doxycyline, which is a tetracycline-type antibiotic.
This family of antibiotics has a lot of side effects, but most are uncommon. It should not be taken by a pregnant woman or a child under 8 years of age. Common side effects include headache, nausea, acid stomach, joint pain, diarrhea, rash, yeast infections, menstrual cramps, skin discoloration, abnl kidney test.

In brief: Nausea, diarrhea

Doryx (doxycycline) is a slow-release form of doxycyline, which is a tetracycline-type antibiotic.
This family of antibiotics has a lot of side effects, but most are uncommon. It should not be taken by a pregnant woman or a child under 8 years of age. Common side effects include headache, nausea, acid stomach, joint pain, diarrhea, rash, yeast infections, menstrual cramps, skin discoloration, abnl kidney test.
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