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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 Doxycyline Capsule with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Doxycyline Capsule.
  • Discontinue Doxycyline Capsule and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
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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.

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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 Acitretin
Medicines with composition Acitretin: Acipsor, Aceret, Sorid, Zoratame, Acitrin, Acrotac, A Tret, Actoid, Soretin, Sentrane, Acetec, Glacitret
Doxycyline with Strontium Chloride
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Bentoform, Strotas
Doxycyline with Primidone
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
Doxycyline with Magaldrate
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Doxycyline with Phenobarbitone
Doxycyline with Fosphenytoin
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Doxycyline with Quinapril
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press, Artisol
Doxycyline with Warfarin
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
Doxycyline with Ergotamine
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap, Ergotab
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac, Nistrom
Doxycyline with Nicergoline
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
Doxycyline with Phenindione
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Doxycyline with Zinc
Medicines with composition Zinc: Adrovit Z
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