Is there an interaction between Allopurinol and Doxycycline?
Allopurinol is a Xanthine Oxidase Inhibitor use to prevent gout and certain types of kidney stones. It may also be used with certain types of cancer therapy. Most common side effects include rash, diarrhea and nausea. Be sure to contact your healthcare provider if you develop a rash.
Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to various bacterial infections. Common side effects can include: headache, nausea, stomach upset, rash, diarrhea and elevated blood pressure.
No major interactions have been identified between allopurinol and doxycycline. One should always be alert for side effects. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you feel you may be having side effects.
Remember interactions and side effects can occur at any time with medications. Follow up with a healthcare provider if you think you may be having problems with your medications.