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Does doxycycline calcium oral suspension cause side effects?

Side effects that may occur when taking doxycycline calcium include: appetite loss, upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, mild diarrhea, headache, and light sensitivity. Call your doctor if these side effects worsen or do not go away during treatment. Call your doctor immediately if you experience an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, hives, itchy rash, or swelling in the face, throat, or mouth) or these more serious side effects:

  • abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, blood in stools, dark colored urine, reduced urination, vision
  • changes, mental or mood changes, jaundice, chest pain, fever, chills, soreness in throat, severe
  • sunburn, severe headache, joint pain, unexplained changes in bruising or bleeding, unusual
  • tiredness, and vaginal discharge or discomfort.

Because other side effects may occur, you should notify a doctor about any new symptoms so they can determine if the symptoms are related to use of this medication.

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