Sometimes, loss of eyesight may happen and may not go away even after this medicine (doxycycline tablets and capsules) is stopped. Call your doctor right away if you have a headache or eyesight problems like blurred eyesight, seeing double, or loss of eyesight.Dec 12, 2019
5. Tips Take doxycycline as directed. Ensure you maintain hydration while taking doxycycline. Take doxycycline exactly as directed and for the duration intended. Avoid excessive sun exposure or artificial ultraviolet light while receiving doxycycline.
Based on the available data, we found minocycline to be a reasonable substitute for doxycycline in the following scenarios: skin and soft-tissue infections and outpatient treatment of community-acquired pneumonia in young, otherwise healthy patients or in patients with macrolide-resistant Mycoplasma pneumoniae, as well Nov 25, 2015
Use caution with these medications while taking doxycycline: Minerals and multivitamins (such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, iron) and Antacids, ulcer medications (such as milk of magnesia, TUMS®, Gaviscon®, sucralfate): o These will bind to doxycycline and reduce the effect of the antibiotic.
Doxycycline can cause severe indigestion and problems with your throat and oesophagus (gut) if the tablets are not swallowed properly. Remain upright for at least 30 minutes after taking doxycycline. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking doxycycline or do not take it just before bed.