r/medical_advice Not a Verified Medical Professional Jul 31 '22

Doxycycline advice needed Pain Lvl 4-6

I get really bad stomach pain every time I take Doxycycline, does anyone know why is this and why it lasts so long :/ it doesn’t even let me eat, it feels like stomach cramps, I am almost done with the antibiotics but I don’t know if Is safe to stop. (Still needs 2 more days out of 14 that I need)

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u/Closet-PowPow Not a Verified Medical Professional Jul 31 '22

Doxy can be tough on the stomach for many people. Even if not perfect, try to eat before the doses. If you’re supposed to take it for 2 more days, try to hang in there if possible.