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DOXYCLIN 100 is brand name of Doxycycline 100mg. This antibiotic medicine is 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. It may also be used for the treatment of severe acne.
Dose and Direction of Use
Swallow the capsule whole by mouth. You can take it with or without food but it is better to take at a fixed time. Don't crush, chew or break the tablet. Follow the dose and duration as prescribed by the doctor.
Mode of Action
Doxycycline inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to the 30S ribosomal subunit.It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Doxycycline has bacteriostatic activity against a broad range of Gram-positive and Gramnegative bacteria.
Bacterial infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases.
Don't use this medicine if you have:
- Hypersensitivity to this medicine
Precautions and Warning
Consult with your doctor if you are pregnant or breast feeding woman before taking this medicine to understand the risk and benefit ratio.
Talk to your doctor about past medical history like kidney problem, heart problem or liver problem before taking this medicine
Don't double the dose for the missed one.
Complete the prescribed dose and duration of medicine. Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor.
Avoid drinking alcohol as it can worsen the side effects.
Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this capsule.
Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.