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Brand Name Doxycycline
Generic Name Doxycycline
Category Antibiotic/Anti-infectives
Medication 100 mg

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What is Generic Doxycycline and what are its uses ?
How does Generic Doxycycline Works (Mechanism) ?
Dosage: How should you take Generic Doxycycline ?
Possible food and drug interactions when taking Generic Doxycycline
Generic Doxycycline Warnings and Precautions.
Generic Doxycycline Side effects.

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What is Generic Doxycycline and what are its uses ?

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is a tetracycline-type antibiotic.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) kills certain bacteria that cause infection, or stops their growth. Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) treats many kinds of infections of the skin, bone, stomach, respiratory tract, sinuses, ear, and urinary tract.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) also treats Lyme disease and certain sexually transmitted diseases. For travelers to certain areas Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) can be given to suppress malaria.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is a specific capsule and tablet form of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline), which helps to treat periodontitis.  

How does Generic Doxycycline Works (Mechanism) ?

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) belongs to a group of antibiotics called the tetracyclines. Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is an antibiotic that has the ability to inhibit the growth of a wide variety of bacteria and certain other organisms.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) works by preventing bacteria from producing proteins that are essential to them. Without these proteins the bacteria cannot grow, replicate and increase in numbers. Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) therefore stops the spread of the infection and the remaining bacteria eventually die.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is used to treat a wide variety of respiratory, urinary tract, eye and sexually transmitted infections, and various other infections caused by susceptible bacteria and micro-organisms.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is also used for severe acne, as it is active against the bacteria associated with acne, Propionebacterium acnes. This is a common type of bacteria that feeds on sebum produced by the sebaceous glands in the skin. It produces waste products and fatty acids that irritate the sebaceous glands, making them inflamed and causing spots. By controlling bacterial numbers, Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) brings the inflammation of the sebaceous glands under control, and the skin is allowed to heal.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is also active against the parasite that causes malaria. Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is sometimes used to treat malaria, and can also be used to prevent it when visiting high-risk malarial areas, in particular areas where the malaria parasite is resistant to chloroquine. 

Dosage: How should you take Generic Doxycycline ?

Take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) tablets or capsules by mouth.

Swallow Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) tablets or capsules whole with a full glass of water; take tablets or capsules in an upright or sitting position. Taking a sip of water first, before taking the tablets or capsules, may help you swallow them. If possible take bedtime doses at least 10 minutes before lying down. It is best to take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) without food, but if it upsets your stomach take it with food.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) Dosage for Adults
The usual dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is 200 milligrams on the first day of treatment (100 milligrams every 12 hours) followed by a maintenance dose of 100 milligrams per day. The maintenance dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) may be taken as a single dose or as 50 milligrams every 12 hours. Your doctor may prescribe 100 milligrams dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) every 12 hours for severe infections such as chronic urinary tract infection.

For Uncomplicated Gonorrhea (Except Anorectal Infections in Men)
The usual Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) dose is 100 milligrams by mouth, twice a day for 7 days. An alternate, single-day treatment is 300 milligrams, followed in 1 hour by a second 300-milligram dose.

For Primary and Secondary Syphilis
The usual Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) dose is 200 milligrams a day, divided into smaller, equal doses for 14 days.

For Inhalational Anthrax
To prevent or combat infection after exposure, the usual Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) dose is 100 milligrams taken by mouth twice a day for 60 days. Treatment can be started intravenously, but should be switched to oral doses of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) as soon as possible.

For Prevention of Malaria
The usual dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is 100 milligrams a day. Treatment should begin 1 to 2 days before travel to the area where malaria is found, then continue daily during travel in the area and 4 weeks after leaving.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) Dosage for Children
For children above 8 years of age
The recommended Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) dosage schedule for those weighing 100 pounds or less is 2 milligrams per pound of body weight, divided into 2 doses, on the first day of treatment, followed by 1 milligram per pound of body weight given as a single daily dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) or divided into 2 doses on subsequent days. For more severe infections, up to 2 milligrams per pound of body weight may be used.

For inhalational anthrax in children
The recommended Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) dosage schedule for those weighing less than 100 pounds the usual dose is 1 milligram per pound of body weight twice daily for 60 days.

For prevention of malaria
The recommended dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is 2 milligrams per 2.2 pounds of body weight up to 100 milligrams.

For children over 100 pounds
The usual adult dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) should be used.

Have you skipped your Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) dose?
If you miss a dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline), take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline), take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline). There should be an interval of at least 6 to 8 hours between doses.

If you take too much of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline)?
Incase of an overdose with Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) seek medical emergency immediately.

Symptoms of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) overdose include

  • nausea,
  • vomiting, and
  • diarrhea
Where should you store Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline)?
Store Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.

Store Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) at room temperature, approximately 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Protect from light.

Available strengths of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline)
Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) tablets or capsules are available in the strengths of 100 mg and 200 mg.

Possible food and drug interactions when taking Generic Doxycycline

The following drugs may interact with Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline). They may increase or decrease the activity of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline)

  • antacids
  • barbiturate medicines for inducing sleep or treating seizures (convulsions)
  • calcium salts
  • carbamazepine
  • cholestyramine
  • colestipol
  • digoxin
  • female hormones, including contraceptive or birth control pills
  • ferrous sulfate
  • magnesium salts
  • other antibiotics
  • phenytoin
  • sodium bicarbonate
  • warfarin

Inform your health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.

Who should not take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline)?
If you have kidney or liver disease you may not be able to take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline), or may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during therapy. Before taking Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline), inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease.

If you are pregnant, do not take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) without first speaking to your doctor. Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) is in the FDA pregnancy category D and may affect bone and tooth development in the developing baby.

If you are breast-feeding a baby, do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor. Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) passes into the breast milk and may affect bone and tooth development in a nursing infant.

Children younger than eight years of age should not take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline). It can cause permanent tooth discoloration, and it may affect the growth development.

Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) should not be used if you are allergic to one or any of its ingredients. Please inform your doctor or pharmacist if you have previously experienced such an allergy.

If you feel you have experienced an allergic reaction, stop using Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) and inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Generic Doxycycline Warnings and Precautions.

Inform your health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 to 3 days.

Do not take Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) just before going to bed. It may not dissolve properly when you are lying down and can cause pain in your throat.

Keep out of the sun, or wear protective clothing outdoors and use a sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or sun tanning beds or booths.

Make sure your diet provides vitamin B. Ask your prescriber or health care professional for advice if you think you are short of this vitamin.

Birth control pills (contraceptive pills) may not work properly while you are taking Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline). Use an extra method of birth contro for at least one month.

If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Your sexual partner may also need treatment.

If you are going to have surgery, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline).

Antacids can stop Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) from working properly. If you get an upset stomach and want to take an antacid, make sure there is an interval of at least 2 hours since you last took Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline), or 4 hours before your next dose.

Never use Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) if it is past the expiration date; it can make you seriously ill.

Generic Doxycycline Side effects.

Side effects of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) that should be reported to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • dark yellow or brown urine
  • difficulty breathing
  • increased sensitivity to the sun or ultraviolet light
  • headache
  • itching in the rectal or genital area
  • pain on swallowing
  • redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • stomach pain or cramps
  • skin rash or itching
  • tingling or numbness of the hands or feet
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual tiredness or weakness
  • yellowing of eyes or skin.

Side effects of Doxycycline (Generic Doxycycline) that should be reported to your health care professional if they continue or are bothersome:

  • diarrhea
  • discolored tongue
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea, vomiting
  • sore mouth