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DC 100mg Capsule

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for DC 100mg Capsule

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Primary uses of DC 100mg Capsule

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Medicine Overview of DC Capsule

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Uses of DC Capsule

DC 100mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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DC Capsule side effects

Common

Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

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How to use DC Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. DC 100mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take this medicine one hour before food or two hours after food, with a full glass of water. You can take this medicine with food if it upsets your stomach.
Avoid DC 100mg Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How DC Capsule works

DC 100mg Capsule 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 DC Capsule

Expert advice for DC Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed DC 100mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take DC 100mg Capsule with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking DC 100mg Capsule.
  • Discontinue DC 100mg Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
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DC Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for DC Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
DC 100mg Capsule 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.
Lactation
DC 100mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
DC 100mg Capsule 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.
Kidney
SAFE
DC 100mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of DC 100mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
DC 100mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of DC 100mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about DC Capsule

Frequently asked questions about 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, Dc is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Dc is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Dc 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
Dc helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed
Dc may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking DC with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
DC with Acitretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Acitretin: Acipsor, Aceret, Sorid, Zoratame, Acitrin, Acrotac, A Tret, Actoid, Soretin, Sentrane, Acetec, Glacitret
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
SERIOUS
DC with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
DC with Quinapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press, Artisol
DC with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin, Rimpin, Kemorifa, RF
DC with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
DC with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
DC with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac
DC with Ergotamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap, Ergotab
DC with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
DC with Nicergoline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium

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