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Doxycycline (Doxycycline) - 100mg (10 Capsules)

Doxycycline (Doxycycline) - 100mg (10 Capsules)

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Brand Name: Doxycycline
Generic Name: Doxycycline
Form: Tablets
Manufacturer: Omega Biotech

What is Doxycycline?
Doxycycline containing the active ingredient doxycycline belongs to a type of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. The medication is mainly prescribed to treat bacterial infections. It works by interfering with the bacteria's ability to produce proteins that are essential to them. Without these proteins the bacteria cannot grow, multiply and increase in numbers which stops the spread of the infection and the remaining bacteria will be killed by the immune system.

How is Doxycycline used?
Doxycycline is usually taken 1 to 2 times per day or as directed by a doctor. The tablets work best taken on an empty stomach, at last 1 hour prior to or 2 hours after a meal and should be taken with a full glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patient's condition and their response to the therapy. Do not discontinue the medication until the prescribed amount is completed, even if symptoms have fully healed, as abruptly stopping the medication can cause the acne to return and the bacteria becoming immune to antibiotics.

Adverse effects
Patients using Doxycycline may encounter unwanted side effects such as:

  • Vaginal itching or discharge
  • Headaches
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Upset stomach

Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:

  • Difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • Excessive fatigue or weakness
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dark colored urine
  • Jaundice
  • Blurred vision

Antibiotics can help treat bacterial infections but cannot be used to treat viral infections such as the common cold or flu.

Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.

Doxycycline is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.

The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.

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Doxycycline (Doxycycline) - 100mg (10 Capsules)