Doxycycline 100 mg
Doxycycline 100 MG Tablet is an antibiotic which is used in the treatment of infections in the lungs, reproductive organs and also used as prophylaxis for malaria. This medicine may cause.
Description Of Doxycycline 100mg
Doxycycline 100 MG Tablet is an antibiotic which is used in the treatment of infections in the lungs, reproductive organs and also used as prophylaxis for malaria. This medicine may cause teeth discoloration in the children. It may increase the risk of sunburns when exposed to the sunlight.
Doxycycline 100mg Chemical Name
Doxycycline 100mg Manufacturer
- Cipla Ltd.
Uses of Doxycycline 100mg
- Mycoplasma Pneumonia
- Chlamydia Infection
- Malaria prophylaxis
- Rickettsial Infection
What is Doxycycline 100mg?
Doxycycline Capsule is a prescription medicine that is used to prevent & treat rare bacterial infections spread through the bite of an infected ticks, lice, mites (rickettsial infections) such as infectious disease with a characteristic rash, often transmitted by the bite of a tick (rocky mountain spotted fever), infection that spreads through contaminated food and water (typhus fever and the typhus group), an infection caused by the bacterium Coxiella burnetii (Q fever), infectious illness (rickettsialpox), and tick fevers caused by Rickettsiae. This medicine works by stopping to the growth or reproduction of bacteria by preventing the protein synthesis. This medicine helps by stopping the bacterial growth
How Doxycycline 100mg working
Doxycycline and Lactobacillus. Doxycycline is an antibiotic which stops bacterial growth by preventing the synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Lactobacillus is a live microorganism which restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.
How is Doxycycline 100mg used?
Doxycycline is used before food. Doxycycline should be taken at least one hour before meals. If irritation in stomach occurs, Doxycycline can be given with food or milk. Doxycycline tablet should be swallowed completely with sufficient fluids (at least 100ml of water). It should be taken in a standing or upright sitting position. Doxycycline is used usually before bedtime. In case the patients experience stomach and intestinal side-effects.
Doxycycline 100mg Indications
Take Doxt 100 MG Tablet as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent the irritation in the intestine. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor.
Doxycycline 100mg Dosage
The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.
Contraindication Of Doxycycline 100mg
- Ethinyl Estradiol
- Cholera Vaccine
- Calcium gluconate
Adverse effects Of Doxycycline 100mg
- Abdominal pain
- Decreased appetite
- Joint pain
- Blurred vision
- Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
- Pale skin
- Difficult or painful urination
- Mouth ulcers
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Doxycycline 100mg
Doxycycline Capsule is not for use by women. Hence women who are pregnant should not use this medicine. Taking tetracyclines during the second trimester and the third-trimester results in permanent discoloration of the teeth in the child. It is not known if this medicine is safe for use in women who nurse/breastfeed. Consult with your doctor before you use Doxycycline Capsule while breastfeeding. Doxycycline Capsule may impact fertility in women. If you are trying to conceive, discuss with your doctor on the use of this medicine.
Doxycycline can make you feel sleepy. Be careful, especially while driving, while using heavy machinery, or when doing any activity that needs you to be completely alert. The consumption of alcohol with Doxycycline can worsen the sleepiness.
This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Regular use of tobacco and alcohol may increase your risk. Discuss with your doctor if you smoke and drink alcohol regularly. This medicine may increase your sensitivity to sunlight and make you prone to sunburn. If this happens, limit your time outdoors to prevent sunburn. Use a sunscreen and cover your skin when you are outdoors. If you get sunburns on your body, consult with your doctor.
Storage Conditions for Doxycycline 100mg
Doxycycline Capsule at 25°C (77°F); 15°-30°C (59° - 86°F), away from excess heat and moisture, and light-resistant container. Keep this medicine away from children and pets.