Dox 75mg Capsule

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Composition for Dox 75mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
57.13
₹5.71/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Dox

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Medicine Overview of Dox Capsule

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Uses of Dox Capsule

Dox 75mg Capsule is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections and Filariasis.
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Side effects of Dox Capsule

Common

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

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How to use Dox 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dox 75mg Capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Dox 75mg Capsule with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk.

How Dox Capsule works

Dox 75mg 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 Dox Capsule

Expert advice for Dox Capsule

  • 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 Dox 75mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dox 75mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Dox 75mg Capsule should be used with caution during lactatio
n. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Dox 75mg 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.
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Kidney
SAFE
Dox 75mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney dise
ase. No dose adjustment of Dox 75mg Capsule is recommended.
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Liver
SAFE
Dox 75mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disea
se. No dose adjustment of Dox 75mg Capsule is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Sucrasure 500mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dox 75mg Capsule

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