Here is information about Doxycycline. Have you asked your doctor whether or not depression is a side effect to this drug? You can also ask your pharmacist.
The results of a study asking whether or not this medication could cause depression or other adverse psychiatric effects concluded that:
"The absolute risk of developing psychosis or panic attack appears low with all the antimalarials tested. No evidence was found in this large observational study that mefloquine use increased the risk of first-time diagnosis of depression when compared with the use of other antimalarials investigated in this study."
When you look at some forums some people say they have experienced depression as a side effect but I can't find any studies to validate this.
The best thing to do is to ask your doctor. Thank you for your question.
We hope you find this general health information helpful. Please note however, that this Q&A is meant to support not replace the professional medical advice you receive from your doctor. No information in the Answers above is intended to diagnose or treat any condition. The views expressed in the Answers above belong to the individuals who posted them and do not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media. Remedy Health Media does not review or edit content posted by our community members, but reserves the right to remove any material it deems inappropriate.