Akem Tablet DT

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Composition for Akem NA Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Akem Tablet DT

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Uses of Akem Tablet DT

Akem Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of Akem Tablet DT

Common

Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Urticaria, Haemolytic anemia, Loss of appetite, Diarrhoea, Photosensitivity.

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How to use Akem Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Akem Tablet DT at a fixed time.
Avoid Akem Tablet DT with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk.

How Akem Tablet DT works

Akem tablet dt is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Akem Tablet DT

Expert advice for Akem Tablet DT

  • Take doxycycline with food to prevent stomach discomfort.
  • If you are taking birth control pills, take additional contraceptive measure while taking doxycycline and till 7 days after stopping doxycycline.
  • Wear sunblock if you have to go out into the sun, since your skin can become more sensitive to sunburn.
  • Do not start or continue the doxycycline tablets/capsule and consult your doctor if   you ever have had allergic reaction after taking doxycycline.
  • Do not take any vitamin supplements two hours before or after taking this drug.
  • Do not take any medications with bismuth (Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate) while taking this medication.
  • Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medication.
  • Do not take doxycycline, if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Akem Tablet DT
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Akem Tablet DT is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Akem Tablet DT is probably safe to use during lactation. Li
mited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Akem Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
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Kidney
SAFE
Akem Tablet DT is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Akem Tablet DT is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Akem Tablet DT should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Akem Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Akem NA Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Doxycycline

Q. Is Doxicip 100/Doxt s/doxycycline a steroid, a macrolide or a penicillin?
Doxycycline belongs to class of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. Doxycycline is not a steroid, does not belong to penicillin family and is not a macrolide antibiotic
If used for approved indication in appropriate doses, Akem is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Akem is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Akem can be used to treat sore throat, boils, strep infection, ear infection
It is used for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Always consult your doctor before use
Q. Can I take doxycycline with ibuprofen, prednisone, Nyquil, azithromycin, antihistaminic or Tylenol?
Doxycycline may be taken with ibuprofen, prednisone, Nyquil, azithromycin, antihistaminic or Tylenol. However, consult your doctor before use it together, for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice
Akem helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed
Akem may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.
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Substitutes for Akem

No substitutes found for this medicine
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