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Doxicip 100 MG

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Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline is medicines that belong to the class of medicine known as tetracycline antibiotics. It is used for treating wide variety of infections. This medicine is manufactured by various pharmaceutical companies that are located at different geographical locations. It is available under different brand names. You should not share your medicine with another person as it might be harmful for them. For exact dose of the medicine you should always consult your doctor before taking it.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
50 tabs Doxicip 100mg $16.00 $0.32
100 Tabs Doxicip 100mg $32.00 $0.32

Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline belongs to the group of medicine known as tetracycline antibiotic. It is used for fighting bacterial infection in the body. Some of the common bacterial infections are acne, urinary tract infections, chlamydia, eye infections, intestinal infections, etc. Beside this, it is also demanded for treating bumps, acne like lesions that are caused by rosacea, blemishes, etc. You can also use this generic drug to preventing malaria, anthrax, infections caused by mites, lice or ticks.

 This medicine is available under different trade names such as Vibramycin, Monodox, Microdox, Periostat, Vibra-tabs, Doxoral, Doxylin, Atridox, Adoxa, Doryx, Oracea, Vibrox, etc. FDA has approved this medicine in 1967.

 Being a broad spectrum antibiotic, this medicine is highly effective in treating and preventing various types of bacterial infections in the body. The medicine is available in wide variety of strengths such as 50 mg, 100 mg, and 150 mg. This medicine contains different types of inactive ingredients such as gelatine, titanium dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate.

Additionally, 50 mg tablet contains D&C Yellow No.10 and FD& C Yellow No.6. On the other hand 100 mg tablets contain red iron oxide, yellow iron oxide and black iron oxide. In contrast to this, 150 mg contains FD &C Red No. 40 and FD&C Yellow No.6. The medicine does not contain azo dye, tartrazine and sucrose.

Mechanism of action:

Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline works by inhibiting or killing the bacterial growth that causes the worse condition o acne. It also works against malaria but not functional against viral infections like cold and flu.

 

 Indication:

 Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline is used to treat wide variety of infections. It is also known to control acne. In addition to this, it prevents some forms of malaria when used in combination with antimalarial drug.

 


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Dosage:

The doses are based on the type of problem it is being used, hence it varies. Do not chew the capsule. Instead you should take it along with water or milk while sitting or standing position. You should not lie down immediately after you swallow the capsule. Walk or stand upright at least for half an hour after the intake of the medicine. This is particularly very much important to avoid irritation in oesophagus, the food pipe.

  • For the treatment of acne, you should take one tablet of 50 mg of the medicine in a day.
  • For the treatment of infections, two 100 mg capsules on the first day and after that one 100 mg each day
  • For the treatment of malaria, one 100mg capsule

 Missed dose:

 In case you miss any of your doses, then take it as soon as you remember about it. In case by the time you remember about your missed dose, it’s time for your next dose, skip it and take the scheduled dose. Do not take double dose to catch up the missed one.

 Overdose:

 In case you suspect for the overdose of the medicine, consult your doctor as soon as possible.

 

Side effects:

 Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline might lead to side effects in some of the patient such as:

  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting
  • Rash/itching
  • Oral thrush
  • Sore and itchy vagina with or without discharge
  • Pain in joints
  • Mild irritation of the oesophagus
  • Ringing in the ears
  • Nervousness
  • Depression

In addition to these side effects, you might also experience weakness, muscle tenderness, bleeding in the lips/nose, severe skin reactions, difficulty and pain in swallowing, fast heartbeat, dizziness, jaundice, frequent urination, etc.

 

Precautions:

  •  Before taking Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline, tell your doctor in case you are allergic to the medicine or have any other allergy.
  • Doxicip-hydrochloride or Doxycycline contains various inactive ingredients that might lead to allergic reactions as well. Check entire ingredient of the medicine before taking it.
  • You should not take this medicine just in case you already taking any medicine that has vitamin A, etc. in it.
  • This medicine is not suitable for children of age less than eight years.
  • Before taking the medicine, tell your doctor in case you have medical record of any disease.
  • Pregnant and nursing patient should always consult to their doctor before taking the medicine.