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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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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.