Doxycon 100 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Doxycon Capsule

Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It is used in the treatment of common community-acquired bacterial infections such as those of skin and soft tissues (acne).

Doxycon Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Doxycon 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. 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.

How Doxycon Capsule works

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.

Doxycon Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
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.
Kidney
SAFE
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.
Liver
SAFE
Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Doxycon 100 mg Capsule is recommended.

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Expert Advice

  • 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. 
  • 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 while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Doxycon 100 mg Capsule.
  • 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.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Doxycon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Bentoform
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Regel, Limafate, Crasia
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Dindevan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep, C Lep, Ametol
MINOR
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Doxycon

Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
u shouldn't take antibiotics without prescription, for simple cold n cough take syp corex-Dx 1 tsf tid, for cold DO STEAM INHALAION TWICE DAILY, WARM SALINE GARGLES, AVOID EXPOSURE TO COLD,TAKE REST tab levocet 1 tab bd for 5 days, take healthy diet to boost ur immunity comprising of proteins, vitamins particularly vit C, take plenty of fluids if not better in 3 days consult physician hope this helps, antibiotics are reserved only for bacterial infections , most cold like illnesses are viral so no need of antibiotics
Hello sir/ ma'am My child PATIENT from stomach infection and doctor suggested zifi-100 redimix. How it is work and any side effect of that zifi-100 redimix? What kind of taking care of my child and PATIENT 7 month old.?????
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.More common: Diarrhea loose or frequent stools Less common: Abdominal or stomach pain agitation black, tarry stools bleeding gums blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin blood in the urine or stools and many more rare side effects
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Doxycon?
No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Doxycon. Consuming dairy products along with Doxycon can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.
Q. How long after taking Doxycon can I eat?
It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Doxycon. Consuming food along with Doxycon may decrease its absorption from the stomach.
Q. Can I take Doxycon with food if its causing stomach upset?
Yes, you can take Doxycon 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. How long does Doxycon takes to work?
Usually, Doxycon starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. Can the use of Doxycon cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Doxycon can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. Can Doxycon be used in children?
According to the updated guidelines (2018) from American Academy of Pediatrics, Doxycon can be used in children of all ages for less than 21 days.
Q. Does Doxycon works in acne?
Yes, Doxycon is one of the most commonly prescribed oral antibiotics, which is used in the treatment of acne. It reduces the number of bacteria that causes acne on the skin.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Jul 2018.
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