Safety Concerns With Doxycycline Hyclate

Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with doxycycline hyclate. Not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects, though. When people do develop side effects, they are generally minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by your healthcare provider.
 
Common doxycycline hyclate side effects include, but are not limited to:
 
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin reaction to sunlight (photosensitivity)
  • Upset stomach (dyspepsia)
  • Unexplained rash
  • Loss of appetite
  • Yeast infection.
     
(Click Doxycycline Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of doxycycline hyclate, including some less common but potentially serious complications.)
 

Drug Interactions With Doxycycline Hyclate

This product can potentially interact with a number of other medications.
(Click Doxycycline Drug Interactions for more information.)
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider Before Taking This Medicine?

You should tell your healthcare provider prior to taking this medication if you:
 
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medications you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Doxycycline Precautions and Warnings for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take this medication.)
 

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