food interaction for DOBACT DOX
alcohol interaction for DOBACT DOX
pregnancy interaction for DOBACT DOX
lactation interaction for DOBACT DOX
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.
SALT INFORMATION for DOBACT DOX
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
SUBSTITUTES for DOBACT DOXNo substitutes found
- Dr. M. K. SinghMBBS, MD
- Dr. Prabhat Kumar JhaMBBS, MD
- Dr. Ashutosh ShuklaMBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
- Dr. Sushila KatariaMBBS, MD, Diploma
- Dr. R. R. DuttaMBBS, MD
Expert advice for DOBACT DOX
- 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.
Frequently asked questions for DOBACT DOX
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
Q.Is doxycycline safe?
If used for approved indication in appropriate doses, doxycycline is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q.Can I take doxycycline for cold, flu, sore throat, boils, strep infection, and ear infection?
Doxycycline is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Doxycycline can be used to treat sore throat, boils, strep infection, ear infection
Q.Does doxycycline cover methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus?
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
Q.Does doxycycline work for acne scars?
Doxycycline helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed
Q.Does doxycycline cause weight gain, tiredness, or headache?
Doxycycline may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.
Q.Is bromelain safe?
This drug is safe if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Is bromelain gluten free/ in pineapple?
Yes. Drug is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Yes, pineapple contains some amount of bromelain in it
Q.Is bromelain good for gout?
It is not indicated for gout, but may be used in treatment of joint pain. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q.Is bromelain safe to take before surgery?
No, it is not safe to take before surgery. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use
Q.How long can I take bromelain for?
Patient should take bromelain for prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Can I take bromelain with antibiotics/ibuprofen/prednisone/Coumadin?
No, taking other medicines may alter the effects of bromelain. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q.Does bromelain help with weight loss/swelling/inflammation?
Yes, it is used to reduce swelling, inflammation and helps with weight loss by getting rid of fat
Q.Does bromelain work?
Yes, it works at prescribed dose and duration for particular disease condition as advised by your doctor
Q.Does bromelain increase blood pressure/ thin the blood?
Bromelain causing these side effects is rare or uncommon. Always consult your doctor if you experience these side effects
Q.Does bromelain aid digestion?
It may aid digestion by contraction of smooth muscles, but is used to treat swelling and ulcers (ulcerative colitis). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.