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Doxycyline Capsule

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Composition for Doxycyline Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Doxycyline Capsule

10 capsules in 1 strip
Medicine Overview of Doxycyline Capsule

Uses of Doxycyline Capsule

Doxycyline Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Doxycyline Capsule side effects


Side Effects of Doxycyline are Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhoea.

How to use Doxycyline 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. Doxycyline 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 Doxycyline Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Doxycyline Capsule works

Doxycyline 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 Doxycyline Capsule

Expert advice for Doxycyline Capsule

  • Your doctor has prescribed Doxycyline 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 Doxycyline 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 Doxycyline 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.
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Doxycyline Capsule related warnings

Special precautions for Doxycyline Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Doxycyline 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.
Doxycyline Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Doxycyline 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.
Doxycyline Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxycyline Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Doxycyline Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Doxycyline Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Doxycyline

Sir/ Madam I had unprotected oral sex with an escort girl august second week and after 2 weeks I found small red bumps on my penile head and I dont have any pain. I went to a dermatologist and he told me itz a fungal infection and gave me TAF-GM cream within 3 days the bumps disappeared but burning sensation under the penile shaft started I went to a urologist and explained everything. All the blood tests and urine tests were fine and he told me that I have prostraitis and gave doxycyline tabs The pain reduced but did not went away he took blood tests for STDs HIV, HCV and HBSag and all were negative. On october 2, one month after the first attack redbumps came again. I went to the and he told me that itz some skin infection and asked me to continue medicine for enlarged prostrate. I have a worry that I have herpes but he ruled out. I am attaching the photos. The first two photos are of recent outbreak and third photo was happened one month before. Please help me sir
Dr. Vinod Raina
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Can I take fixime 200 antibiotic for cold and dry cough.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
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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Frequently asked questions about Doxycyline Capsule

Frequently asked questions about 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 Doxycyline safe?
If used for approved indication in appropriate doses, Doxycyline is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Q. Can I take Doxycyline for cold, flu, sore throat, boils, strep infection, and ear infection?
Doxycyline is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Doxycyline can be used to treat sore throat, boils, strep infection, ear infection
Q. Does Doxycyline 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 Doxycyline work for acne scars?
Doxycyline helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed
Q. Does Doxycyline cause weight gain, tiredness, or headache?
Doxycyline may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Doxycyline with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Doxycyline with Strontium Chloride
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform
Doxycyline with Sucralfate
Medicines with composition Sucralfate: Regel, Limafate, Crasia, Suv, Sucrac, Uralf, Pepciril, Sufaze, Nufate, Torpan
Doxycyline with Sodium Bicarbonate
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed
Doxycyline with Rifampicin
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Doxycyline with Phenytoin
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium
Doxycyline with Phenobarbitone
Medicines with composition Phenobarbitone: Shinosun, Epikon
Doxycyline with Methotrexate
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex
Doxycyline with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Doxycyline with Zinc
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
Doxycyline with Carbamazepine
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Arbetol, Carbdac

Substitutes for Doxycyline

No substitutes found for this medicine
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