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Doxygee Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Doxygee Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Doxygee Tablet is also used to treat many sexually transmitted diseases and a skin condition known as acne. It should be taken preferably either one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Doxygee Tablet

Side effects of Doxygee Tablet

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Doxygee Tablet

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. Doxygee Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Doxygee Tablet with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Doxygee Tablet works

Doxygee Tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Doxygee Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Doxygee Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Doxygee Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Doxygee Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Doxygee Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Doxygee Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Doxygee Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Doxygee Tablet is recommended.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Doxygee Tablet 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 Doxygee Tablet.
  • 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 Doxygee with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform, Strotas
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Carz, Antep, C Lep
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Milorgen
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Doxygee?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Doxygee. Consuming dairy products along with Doxygee can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Doxygee can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Doxygee. Consuming food along with Doxygee may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Doxygee with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Doxygee 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 Doxygee takes to work?

Usually, Doxygee 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 Doxygee cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Doxygee 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 Doxygee be used in children?

According to the updated guidelines (2018) from American Academy of Pediatrics, Doxygee can be used in children of all ages for less than 21 days.

Q. Does Doxygee works in acne?

Yes, Doxygee 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.

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