Medicine Overview of Doxycon Capsule
Side Effects of Doxycon are Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.
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. Doxycon 100 mg 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 Doxycon 100 mg Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Doxycon Capsule
- Your doctor has prescribed Doxycon 100 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Take it with food and plenty of water to avoid stomach upset. Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation and do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Doxycon 100 mg Capsule.
- 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.
Do not take antacids or medicines containing zinc or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Doxycon 100 mg Capsule.
- It can increase your chances of getting sunburned or a skin rash. Wear sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
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.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Doxycon Capsule related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Doxycon 100 mg 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.
Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Doxycon 100 mg 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.
Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Doxycon 100 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxycon 100 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Doxycon Capsule
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, Doxycon is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Can I take Doxycon for cold, flu, sore throat, boils, strep infection, and ear infection?
Doxycon is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Doxycon can be used to treat sore throat, boils, strep infection, ear infection
Q. Does Doxycon 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 Doxycon work for acne scars?
Doxycon helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed
Q. Does Doxycon cause weight gain, tiredness, or headache?
Doxycon may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.
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