Can I Stop Taking Doxycycline After One Week

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shanana Says:

I was given a rx for doxycycline 100mg for an infected tattoo..... i was given a 10 day supply and am taking 200mg a day..... it has made me very sick to my stomach and bad heartburn..... today will be 7 days of the medicine..... would it be ok to stop taking it now..... i am an emt and am aware that you are supposed to take entire rx but i have researched sites claiming that some doxy rx are for 7 days and i am miserably sick.

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Verwon Says:

Have you tried taking it with food, instead of on any empty stomach?

That does help many people with the nausea and heartburn issues, when they are taking this medication. It does work best if taken on an empty stomach, but it will still be effective if taken with food.

Learn more Doxycycline details here.

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shanana Says:

I have been taking with food..... i have now began to vomit so i am no longer taking it.

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Margo Says:
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I'm with shanana!

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