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Overview

Uses of Doxt-SL Capsule

Doxt-SL Capsule side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Photosensitivity

How to use Doxt-SL 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. Doxt-SL Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Doxt-SL Capsule works

Doxt-SL Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Doxycycline and Lactobacillus. Doxycycline is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Doxt-SL Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Doxt-SL Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Doxt-SL Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Doxt-SL Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Doxt-SL Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Doxt-SL Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Doxt-SL Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxt-SL Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Doxt-SL Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medicine.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue the medicine and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Doxt-SL

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Please prescribe some medicine for the condition seen in picture below. It has been since a week.
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Take cap doxt SL (100)-1 cap once daily at bedtime for 2wks.(provided u dnt have any previous allergy to doxycycline) .
I had dark spots on my face , i had consulted a doctor and he suggested me a cream to use on that particular affected area but i applied it over my whole face due to which it removed upper layer of my skin and leave burn scars across my nose (both side of my nose). After that again i consulted a doctor and he prescribe a cream (MOMATE XL CREAM) to use and i used it and I got positive result , but after leaving the cream, the same scars start reappearing please suggest me some medicine, cream and face wash to remove the scars permanently
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Use acrofy lotion as moisturiser multiple times a day as requiredTake cap doxt SL (100)- 1cap once daily at bedtime for 6wks ( provided u dnt have any previous allergy history to doxycycline)Consult me after 10 days of use
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Doxt-SL?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Doxt-SL. Consuming dairy products along with Doxt-SL can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Doxt-SL?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. How long after taking Doxt-SL can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Doxt-SL. Consuming food along with Doxt-SL may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Doxt-SL with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Doxt-SL with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. What is Doxt-SL?

Doxt-SL is a combination of two medicines: Doxycycline and Lactobacillus. Doxycycline is an antibiotic medicine belonging to the class called "tetracyclines”. It is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. On the other hand, Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with the use of antibiotics.

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References
  1. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Avoid Food-Drug Interactions: A Guide from the National Consumers League and U.S. Food and Drug Administration. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. ScienceDirect. Lactobacillus. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Doxycycline. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., 8-2-337, Road No. 3, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, INDIA
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