Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT

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Primarily used for

Bacterial infections, Muscle pain, Filariasis
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Medicine Overview of Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT

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Uses of Doxycycline

Doxycycline is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and filariasis.
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Side effects of Doxycycline

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

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How to use Doxycycline

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 Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.
Avoid Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk.

How Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT works

Doxycycline is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
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Uses of Beta-Cyclodextrin

Beta-Cyclodextrin is used in the treatment of muscle pain, arthralgia and ankylosing spondylitis.
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Side effects of Beta-Cyclodextrin

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Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Indigestion, Diarrhoea, Epigastric pain.

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How to use Beta-Cyclodextrin

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 Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.
Avoid Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT with high protein meals such as cottage cheese, Swiss cheese, protein powder, eggs and milk.

How Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT works

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In Depth Information on Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT

Expert advice for Doxycycline

  • 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.

Expert advice for Beta-Cyclodextrin

  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • It should be taken with food or milk to avoid getting an upset stomach.
  • It can cause serious complications like stomach bleeding and kidney problems if taken for a long time.
  • Beta-Cyclodextrin can raise your risk of blood clots, heart attack, or a stroke.
Warnings
Special precautions for Dox M 100 mg/50 mg 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
Dox M 100 mg/50 mg 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
No information is available on the use of Dox M 100 mg/50 mg
Tablet DT during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Dox M 100 mg/50 mg 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
CAUTION
Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in
patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in
patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Dox M 100 mg/50 mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Dox M 100 mg/50 mg 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
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.
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