DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE Reviews

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 1  Chlamydia Headache pressure on back of head, disconnected, extreme depression, suicidal thoughts So I was on the brink of recovering from a mental health nightmare of depression and anxiety I just about had them both under control without medication. I then found out I had an sti so had to take this for a week i was fine at first but on day 5 I broke down in tears like cried everyday since with extreme depression like all I can think about is hurting myself I've felt depressed before but this has sent me back months I haven't felt like this for a long time! It's been 6 days since the 10th pill I had to go hospital yeaterday because I'm so depressed! On top of that because I didn't take them all I now have to take azithromycin next week! I am petrified I don't know what to do please somebody help me I'm in bed crying like a baby all day what do I do! They want me to take anti depressants and they're saying anti biotics wouldn't do this to me please email me I'm hopeless I feel so hopeless! M 31 5 days
100mg 2X D
10/9/2021
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 1  Sinus Infection Severe panic attack, anxiety, headache, dizzy, head in the clouds feeling, numb lips, dry mouth, face flushing, complete loss of appetite, exhaustion, extremely nauseous, dreadful feeling in the pit of my stomach, blurry vision, legs felt like jelly, brain fog I woke up from a dead sleep on the 3rd night of taking this in an extreme state of panic. I immediately stopped taking the medication. I am on day 3 of not taking it and the side effects have only gotten a little better. I am not able to complete my normal daily functions. This is terrible!! I need my life back! Is there light at the end of the tunnel?! When will I feel better? F 38 3 days
100mg 2X D
9/25/2021
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 1  Infection Brain fog, restlessness, insomnia, sun burn through sunscreen, a with minimal exposure. And I'm good in sun. Dont burn easily. Tingling of hands and feet. Super scary. Head pressure. I'm scared. Took 100mg 5 times of 2.5 days. Reaction kicked in on 4th pill. M 44 3 days
100mg 2x 2X D
9/15/2021
 1  Scarring from pneumonia Day 2: stomach pain Day 3: acid reflux Day 4: numbness in right foot & ankle followed by numbness in left arm and left side of head, lightheaded. F 55 3 days
100 2X D
5/25/2021
 1  Strep throat caused by bacteria Painful stomachache, chills, fever, headache, lethargy, rapid heart beat (120-197BPM), anxiety, panic, sweating, severe gastric symptoms, watery diarrhea, tiredness and insomnia. Seek other medication unless this med is to save your life. M 35 3 days
2X D
5/24/2021
 1  Acne Bad stomach problems, lining of esphogaus on fire, and pressure in skull with consistent head aches. Ended up in the er with a ct scan and no bleeding, cancer or anything wrong with me. Not everyone gets these side effects but I would not take the chance F 32 7 days
100 mg 1X D
5/20/2021
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 2  infection Panic attacks, loss of appetite, shortness of breath, mild abdominal pain, irregular heart beat, chills, slight fatigue, light colored stools, mild rash that went away, the worst of all was one night i decided to eat earlier and take the pill a little later (2 hour span as it directs on the bottle) on a semi empty stomach and i started sweating profusely, couldn't breathe well, and going numb/tingly in my hands and feet... while this went away after 10-15 minutes of eating something quickly and drinking a lot of water... i literally thought i was going to faint or need a hospital or even die and what's worst of it i'm not even sure it totally cleared my infection sigh do not take this drug lightly it's extremely tough on the body M 28 7 days
100 MG 2X D
5/13/2021
 1  Skin infection On day 4 I had the worst panic attack of my life. Since then I have felt nauseous, sad, dizzy and just down. I have a tingling in my head similar to the feeling I get from migraines. M 48 2 weeks
100 1X D
5/8/2021
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 1  Microbacterium fortutium Burning throat and a stomach like hardburn F 63 2 days
100mg 2X D
5/7/2021
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 1  Sinus infection Constantly dizzy and severe pressure in the head and could not sleep F 41 7 days
100 2X D
5/3/2021
 1  Chest infection Vomiting Vomited 15 minutes after taking first tablet. F 47 1 days
100 1X D
5/1/2021
 1  Prostate inflammation Well its 3 weeks after stopping the cycle which was supposed to be 10 days but i stopped at 9. Side effects kicked in around day 3, depression alittle anxiety very cloudy head and dull thinking. 3 weeks after stopping and im still experiencing some weakness, cloudy headed and a little bit of random depression and anxiety both of which ive never had in my life. 1 week after stopping it i became very gassy burping all day for a few days. I did try to use probiotics to help but it doesnt really do much noticably. I dont recommend this stuff. Its the most vicious antibiotics ive ever been on. M 31 9 days
100 2X D
3/24/2021
 3  Cyst Chills/feeling cold, headache in morning and night, night sweats, occasional nausea, fatigue. Anxiety (I didn't know it was anxiety until I read everyone's posts.) M 53 1 weeks
100 2X D
3/21/2021
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 3  lymes from tick Some symptoms got better after 5 days. Easier bowel movement were a plus. Was in sun and had sunburn and nausea reaction. Many other symptoms such as depression and anxiety, unclear thinking. All meds are like using a shotgun to kill a flea as medical science is in its infancy. M 64 14 days
100 2X D
3/15/2021
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 1  Infection Brain fog, pressure in the head, confusion, tiredness, anxiety, depression, panic attacks, abnormal thinking. I made a big mistake not checking for side effects first in websites like this, if I would do it, I wouldn't take this horrible medication. it has been been almost 10 days since I stopped it, and i still feel some of the side effects, i have even thinking in going to a psychiatric hospital, sometimes I have been feeling that I am losing it. I know is not me, I know is this medication, I never in my life felt like this before. F 50 3 days
2X D 2X D
2/19/2021
 3  Chronic sinus infections Extreme insomnia, severe aniexty, chronic thirst, headache, dizziness, ringing in ears, weakness, chills. I've taken this a lot due to my pencilliab allergy but this time I went to the Er thinking I was dying and having a stroke turns out everything was normal. Feel some comfort knowing that a lot is us have the same side effects. F 29 7 days
100mg 2X D
2/17/2021
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 1  Acne Became extremely lightheaded and passed out 3.5 hrs after taking the second dose. Still having shortness of breath and a tingling feeling in legs F 17 2 days
40mg 1X D
1/15/2021
 4  Rocky Mt Spotted Fever, skin infection I have a permanent ringing and slight hearing loss in my left ear after being on Doxy for a period of three weeks for Rocky Mt. Spotted Fever. I also had increased symptoms of neuropathy in my feet and hands on top of the normal pain and burning I experience from diabetic neuropathy. I experienced some insomnia and increased fatigue. On my current 10 day treatment for toe infection I am having increased ear ringing, increased neuropathy, and insomnia. I had to weigh the benefits of this drug against the side effects and decided I would rather have the reduction of other symptoms and continue it. Doxy decreases the following vitamin levels in the body, which may cause many of the symptoms users have described: folic acid , potassium, vitamin B2 , vitamin B6 , vitamin B12 , vitamin C , and vitamin K . F 59 10 days
100 mg 2X D
1/10/2021
 1  Epididymitis Chest pain, heart palpitations, anxiety, weakness and dizziness. I have taken antibiotics for various reasons my entire life and have never had a reaction to one much less any drug like this one. I have had a couple of panic attacks in my life and some anxiety but this was like having a panic attack then jumping out of an airplane for the first time. If you have ever had even the slightest anxiety in the past I would stay clear of doxycycline. The attack lasted a couple of hours which is a lifetime when experiencing it. It finally subsided and had my doc switch me to Levofloxacin 500 mg with no problems. Last, I had an EKG done at ER when during the attack and the attending physician said it was abnormal. After keeping me 6 hours the EKG had returned to normal. M 57 1 days
1X D
12/26/2020
 1  Infection Dizziness, Anxiety, Irritable, Distant, loss of appetite, pealing skin on hand, Rash on back of hands, Neck ache, Abdominal pain, diarrhoea, weight loss, unsociable, Angry, Couldn't sleep, Breathless, Raised heartbeat. I will never take or recommend that anyone should take this drug. I believe it should be investigated after reading just a few of these stories. M 51 12 days
200mg 1X D
12/24/2020
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DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE  (DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE):  This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, including those that cause acne. This medication is also used to prevent malaria. This medication is known as a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.   (Sources: U.S. Centers for Medicare Services, FDA)

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