18 patient evaluations for Doxycycline

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Oct 15, 2008 (Started Oct 09, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for acne breakout)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (stomach pain, abdominal cramps)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: stomach pain, abdominal cramps

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Jun 7, 2010 (Started May 21, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for acne breakout)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Aug 24, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for infection)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 5, 2010 (Started Apr 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for infection)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Is it possible that this treatment might have freed up some Kidney Stones?
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Apr 28, 2011 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sweat gland boils)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 3, 2010 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sweat gland boils)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jul 27, 2010 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sweat gland boils)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: as this treqatment is for a seperate disease from MS, I cannot comment on its effects at helping with anything MS related. I also have Hidradenitis Suppurativa, this is the cause of the boils as it is an inflammatory skin disease. for this it was quite effective at keeping the boils at bay, but has not rid me of an underarm one which still persists.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Apr 27, 2010 (Started Feb 10, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for sweat gland boils)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg One time
Advice & Tips: This treatment was highly effective at erradicating the boils. it is a shame that I know they will probably return the next time I am stressed.

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May 20, 2011 (Started Apr 21, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Doctor recommendation)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for sinus infection (sinusitis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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May 20, 2011 (Started Sep 22, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Lyme disease)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (nausea, dizziness, skin sensitivity to sun (photosensitivity), nausea and vomiting)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My acne cleared up. It aggrivated my stomach and caused fungus to grow in my mouth, on the teeth, in my personal regions and in my stomach. I was extremely sensative to sun and burned horribly. My local grocery store has a fee abx that are free. This was one.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: nausea, skin sensitivity to sun (photosensitivity), dizziness, nausea and vomiting

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May 4, 2011 (Started Mar 03, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Bartonella infection)
  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Lyme disease)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: TAKE THE WARNINGS ABOUT SUNLIGHT SERIOUSLY. After being on Doxycycline for about two months I began getting bad Porphyria even after being outside for just fifteen minutes. Other than that this medication was fine.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Dec 24, 2011 (Started Dec 09, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sinus infection (sinusitis))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (acid reflux, abdominal bloating, abdominal cramps, nausea)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Have to take it on an empty stomach - 2 hours after a meal and 1 hour before one - or you will have acid reflux.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 21, 2011 (Started Nov 29, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for atopic dermatitis)
  • Effectiveness
    None (for folliculitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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Nov 22, 2011 (Started Sep 22, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for acne breakout)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily

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