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Reviews for Doxycycline to treat Bacterial Infection
Review by Snm55447 (taken for less than 1 month):
Vibramycin (doxycycline): I was diagnosed with a bacterial sinus infection and was prescribed this antibiotic, due to being allergic to amoxicillin. The pills are 100 mg each I am to take twice daily. At this time many of my sinus symptoms have dissipated which is an excellent sign that i'm finally on the mend. I haven't had any side effects with this, and have taken as directed. Avoiding dairy products, not laying down 30 minutes after ingesting, and making sure to take it with food and a large glass of water.
doxycycline: I had terrible sinusitis. My doctor tried me on a range of medication. Nothing worked until she put me on Doxycycline ( Prednisone a nasal spray). It was fantastic! Don't recall having any side effects but you must take as directed - with food and a large glass of water, keep out of sunlight etc.
doxycycline: It works, but gave me bad, bad nausea to the point that I threw up afterwards. I had to take it with some food because of how bad it would irritate my stomach. But other than that, it worked fine for my infection.
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
doxycycline: Have a cold related ear ache. Took 200mg in the morning with coffee. Nausea within five minutes, vomited within ten minutes. No other malaise. Never a problem with tetracycline but am allergic to penicillin (identical reaction). This was my first dose.
doxycycline: I took this medication for 4 days and had severe side effects. It started out with a stomach ache, nausea, diarrhea then I felt like I had the worst case of the flu. Body aches, chills, low grade fever, dizzy, weak, sore skin plus, the infection I was taking it for only got worse. It's been 4 days since I stopped taking and I still feel horrible.
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doxycycline: I had a sinus/ear issue for some time now, worse at times. This last time the Z pack did not help, along with amoxicillin. Sinus always returned until doctor prescribed doxycycline which took about 5 days to get going - prescription for 10 days. The side effect for me was some chest pain and some anxiety taking into account I developed ulcer pain/problems. The chest pain decreased after a week or so. Will stick it out 10 days hope the sinus/ear infections don't come back.
doxycycline: I was put on doxycycline because I had a sinus infection that I just couldn't fight off. I tried taking it for three days but had excessive, explosive vomiting about a half hour after I took it. I was switched to another antibiotic, but I couldn't take it long enough to help.
doxycycline: My doctor sent me doxycycline hyclate for a bacterial infection and after taking it for 5 days I have been having diarrhea on the 6th and 7th day. I hope that goes soon. This antibiotic has helped my stuffy and "sneezy" allergic symptoms although on the 7th day I am still feeling and sounding stuffy. The doctor recommended 10 days of 200 mg each day; 100 mg every 12 hours.
11 users found this comment helpful.
doxycycline: I've been sick for 3 years with a sinus infection, bacterial infection, middle ear infection, respiratory infection and so on - (was working in the Drains) - couldn't get rid of it. Have too to date (with Proof) 400 prescribed tablets from the doctors, (not including all the off the shelf one's I got myself (another 3/400). Anyway to cut a long story short, I have been on these doxycycline tablets for 2 weeks now (100MG a day) and am feeling a lot better. It's breaking down all the mucus etc. I can smell again now so if you have a massive sinus infection GET THIS - IT WORKS.
54 users found this comment helpful.
doxycycline: I was prescribed doxycycline to clear up a serious infection in my tonsils. I don't usually like to take pills, but just a couple days into treatment, there was a considerable positive difference in the swelling and spots on them. It did make me very nauseated though.
13 users found this comment helpful.
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