Table 4

Consequence of patient-reported side effects for minocycline and doxycycline

Minocycline (n = 102)

Doxycycline (n = 82)


Discontinued (%)

38.2

42.7

Dose change (%)

31.6

16.7

Additional medication (%)

32.0

52.8

Doctor visit (%)

48.2

59.5

Missed work (%)

1.1

6.8

Hospitalized (%)

1.0

1.3


Smith et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2011 13:R168   doi:10.1186/ar3491

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