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Re: Antibiotic (doxycycline) treatment for depression

Posted by rivervile on March 18, 2023, at 4:11:14

In reply to Antibiotic (doxycycline) treatment for depression, posted by SLS on January 7, 2009, at 7:46:40

I know this thread has been inactive for a decade but I just want to report anecdotally that Doxycycline has helped me immensely with depression symptoms. I discovered it on accident (I have a sinus infection.) Googling for answers is how I found this forum. It's even helped me with my existential OCD and anxiety; it feels like it softens the blow of dread. The one downside is insomnia, but it doesn't bother me for some reason. My family and friends have even noticed the positive change in my demeanor. I finally almost feel normal.

It's day 6 of 100 mg 2x daily, but I realized I felt like a normal happy/calm person around day 3-- again with no previous knowledge of an antibiotic-psychiatric connection.
So this isn't placebo.
I just hope this effect continues even when I stop taking the pills.




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