Doxy 100 vs. Loestrin 24 fe


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Doxy 100 and Loestrin 24 fe. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 39,904 people who take Doxy 100 and Loestrin 24 fe, and is updated regularly.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on doxycycline hyclate and ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate (the active ingredients of Doxy 100 and Loestrin 24 fe, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Doxy 100?

Doxy 100 has active ingredients of doxycycline hyclate. It is often used in acne. Check the latest outcomes from 89 Doxy 100 users, or browse all drugs.

What is Loestrin 24 fe?

Loestrin 24 fe has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control. Check the latest outcomes from 1,204 Loestrin 24 fe users, or browse all drugs.

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

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On Mar, 16, 2019

39,904 people who take Doxy 100 and Loestrin 24 fe are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Doxy 100 vs Loestrin 24 fe drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Doxy 100 (doxycycline hyclate)
  • Loestrin 24 Fe (ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate)

Most common side effects:

Doxy 100:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pain
  3. Anxiety
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Vomiting
  8. Breast Cancer
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Depression
Loestrin 24 Fe:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pain
  3. Vomiting
  4. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Anxiety
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Dizziness
  10. Pyrexia (fever)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Doxy 100:
  1. Breast Cancer Female
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. Depression
  4. Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  7. Pain In Extremity
  8. Anxiety
  9. Pain
  10. Abdominal Pain
Loestrin 24 Fe:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Depression
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  5. Suicide Attempt
  6. Pain In Extremity
  7. Aggression
  8. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Suicidal Ideation

Drug effectiveness:

Doxy 100:
  • not at all: 1.9500000000000002 %
  • somewhat: 7.99 %
  • moderate: 14.39 %
  • high: 34.91 %
  • very high: 40.76 %
Loestrin 24 Fe:
  • not at all: 6.88 %
  • somewhat: 32.01 %
  • moderate: 29.31 %
  • high: 24.93 %
  • very high: 6.88 %

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