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Doxycycline contraindications and interactions

Doxycycline contraindications

Doxycycline is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If the patient is under 12 years of age;
- If you are pregnant trying for a baby or breast-feeding;
- If you are taking other medicines including those available to buy without a prescription herbal or complementary medicines;
- If you have ever had an allergic reaction to this or any other medicine;
- If you suffer from liver disease or alcohol problems;
- If you suffer from myasthenia gravis (a muscle weakening disease);
- If you suffer from porphyria (a blood disorder);
- If you suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus (a blood disorder);

Doxycycline interactions

Do not take Doxycycline with any of the following drugs:

Increased risk of intracranial hypertension:
- Isotretinoin;
- Etretinate;
- Acitretin;

The anticonvulsant decreases the effect of Doxycycline:
- Talbutal;
- Secobarbital;
- Quinidine barbiturate;
- Primidone;
- Phenytoin;
- Phenobarbital;
- Pentobarbital;
- Methylphenobarbital;
- Methohexital;
- Mephenytoin;
- Hexobarbital;
- Heptabarbital;
- Fosphenytoin;
- Ethotoin;
- Dihydroquinidine barbiturate;
- Carbamazepine;
- Butethal;
- Butalbital;
- Butabarbital;
- Aprobarbital;
- Amobarbital;

Possible antagonism of action:
- Ticarcillin;
- Tazobactam;
- Pivmecillinam;
- Pivampicillin;
- Piperacillin;
- Penicillin V;
- Penicillin G;
- Oxacillin;
- Nafcillin;
- Mezlocillin;
- Meticillin;
- Hetacillin;
- Flucloxacillin;
- Dicloxacillin;
- Cyclacillin;
- Cloxacillin;
- Clavulanate;
- Carbenicillin;
- Bacampicillin;
- Aztreonam;
- Azlocillin;
- Ampicillin;
- Amoxicillin;

Tetracycline increases the risk of hypoglycemia:
- Insulin-lispro;
- Insulin-glulisine;
- Insulin-glargine;
- Insulin-detemir;
- Insulin-aspart;
- Insulin;

The tetracycline increases the anticoagulant effect:
- Warfarin;
- Dicumarol;
- Anisindione;
- Acenocoumarol;

The rifamycin decreases the effect of Doxycycline:
- Rifampin;
- Rifabutin;

Formation of non-absorbable complexes:
- Zinc;
- Magnesium oxide;
- Magnesium;
- Iron;
- Calcium;
- Bismuth;
- Attapulgite;
- Aluminium;

 

 
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