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SOLOMYCIN 50MG TABLET

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Composition for SOLOMYCIN

Doxycycline(50 mg)

food interaction for SOLOMYCIN

alcohol interaction for SOLOMYCIN

pregnancy interaction for SOLOMYCIN

lactation interaction for SOLOMYCIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Solomycin 50mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Doxycycline with alcohol can cause minor side effects
UNSAFE
Solomycin 50mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Solomycin 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for SOLOMYCIN

Doxycycline(50 mg)

Uses

Solomycin 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and filariasis.

How it works

Solomycin 50mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Increased sensitivity to light, Dental abnormality, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Headache, Liver toxicity, Loss of appetite, Teeth discolouration, Visual impairment

SUBSTITUTES for SOLOMYCIN

3 Substitutes
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  • DOX 50MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    D D Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 5.38/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 53.85
    pay 275% more per tablet
  • SANDOX CP 50MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Sresan Pharmaceuticals
    Rs. 7.05/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 70.47
    pay 391% more per tablet
  • DOXT 50 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 1.43/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 14.25
    save 1% more per tablet

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Expert advice for SOLOMYCIN

  • Take doxycycline with food to prevent stomach discomfort.
  • If you are taking birth control pills, take additional contraceptive measure while taking doxycycline and till 7 days after stopping doxycycline.
  • Wear sunblock if you have to go out into the sun, since your skin can become more sensitive to sunburn.
  • Do not start or continue the doxycycline tablets/capsule and consult your doctor if   you ever have had allergic reaction after taking doxycycline.
  • Do not take any vitamin supplements two hours before or after taking this drug.
  • Do not take any medications with bismuth (Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate) while taking this medication.
  • Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medication.
  • Do not take doxycycline, if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant.

Frequently asked questions for SOLOMYCIN

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 doxycycline safe?
If used for approved indication in appropriate doses, doxycycline is relatively safe. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug

Q.Can I take doxycycline for cold, flu, sore throat, boils, strep infection, and ear infection?
Doxycycline is not used to treat viral infection such as common cold and flu. Doxycycline can be used to treat sore throat, boils, strep infection, ear infection

Q.Does doxycycline 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 doxycycline work for acne scars?
Doxycycline helps in preventing the formation of new acne scars, but may not work for the scars which have already formed

Q.Does doxycycline cause weight gain, tiredness, or headache?
Doxycycline may cause weight gain, tiredness and headache. These effects may vary with the individual taking the medicine.

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Content on this page was last updated on 17 February, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)