Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
187 Doctors are Online

Does Doxycycline cause throat pain?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Practicing since : 2008
Answered : 2297 Questions
I had asked a question before about Doxycycline Antibiotic. Now I have another question about the same medication. I had to stop taking Doxycycline because I started getting throat pain, and goes through to my back. It's painful to eat or drink. What is going on? I'm worried.
Posted Tue, 11 Feb 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Shruti Rijhwani 27 minutes later
Brief Answer: Follows. Detailed Answer: Dear Madam, Thank you for posting your query on XXXXXXX Well looking into your problem doxycycline is known to cause to cause sore throat in approx 5% of patients and even sores in mouth can develop . Back pain is rare but still approx 3% patients can experience this. I will advise you to stop the drug immediately.So that no further advere reaction occurs . If the problem worsens see your treating doctor . Take care. Dr. Shruti
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor