Doxycycline is an antibiotic and may also be prescribed to prevent malaria. It can have side effects and may put an additional tax on your kidneys and liver.
If you have any of the following side effects, contact your doctor right away:
difficulty breathing or swallowing
redness of the skin (sunburn)
yellowing of the skin or eyes
light-colored bowel movements
loss of appetite
extreme tiredness or weakness
itching of the rectum or vagina
Scary, isn’t it? The pharmacist especially warned me about being sensitive to the sun. I wore a lot of sunscreen when I went out. I experienced an upset stomach and tiredness. Other than that, I didn’t notice other side effects.