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Doxt Sl 100mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

Doxt Sl 100mg Strip Of 10 Capsules

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Medical Description

Doxt-SL capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections (UTI), sexually transmitted disease

s and skin and eye infections. It contains a combination of doxycycline and lactobacillus as active substances. Doxt-SL capsule works by preventing the growth and reproduction of infection-causing bacteria. Lactobacillus sporogenes help in maintaining the normal bacterial flora of the gut. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by a doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. You must always complete the entire course of antibiotics even if you feel better to prevent infection relapse. Doxt-SL capsule should not be used when you are not sure if the infection is due to bacteria. The unnecessary use of antibiotics can make them ineffective for future treatment. Thus it is recommended not to self-medicate. Before starting this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Also, inform about all the medicines and supplements you are taking. Doxt-SL capsules should not be used in children below 8 years of age as they can cause discolouration of teeth.

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Product Summary

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ContainsDoxycycline(100.0 Mg) + Lactobacillus Sporogenes(5.0 B)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, rash
TherapyANTIBIOTIC
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uses

Uses of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

Doxt-SL capsule is used to treat various bacterial infections like infections of the respiratory tract, urinary tract, sexually transmitted diseases, skin, and eye.
contraindications

Contraindications of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

  • If you are allergic to doxycycline, lactobacillus, or any other ingredient of Doxt-SL capsule.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Rashes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Doxt-SL 100 capsules during pregnancy?
A:
Pregnant mothers should not use Doxt-SL capsules as it affects the development of the teeth and bones of the foetus.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxt-SL 100 capsules while breastfeeding?
A:
Doxt-SL capsule may pass into human breast milk. Hence, this medicine should not be used by breastfeeding mothers.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Doxt-SL 100 capsules?
A:
Doxt-SL capsule may cause visual disturbances like blurring of vision. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Doxt-SL 100 capsules?
A:
No, alcohol should not be consumed while using Doxt-SL 100 capsules as alcohol interferes with the efficiency of this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You get exposed to sunlight too often or your routine requires sun exposure.
  • You have liver or kidney-related disorders.
  • You are suffering from any sexually transmitted diseases.
  • You have an autoimmune muscle disorder myasthenia gravis which causes muscle weakness.
  • You experience severe allergic reactions after taking this medicine.
  • You have benign intracranial hypertension, a type of brain disorder characterized by a severe headache.
  • You have an infection or inflammation in the food pipe (oesophagitis).
  • You experience severe diarrhoea after taking Doxt SL capsule.
  • You have porphyria, a blood disorder characterized by severe abdominal pain.
  • You have systemic lupus erythematosus, characterized by weakness and joint pain.
  • You experience Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction, characterized by fever, chill, increased heartbeat, and headache.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

  • Take Doxt-SL capsule exactly as recommended by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break, or chew the medicine.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.
  • It is recommended to take this medicine at the same time every day for optimal benefits.
  • Also, complete the entire course of antibiotics as suggested by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

  • Store Doxt-SL capsule below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
quickTips

Quick Tips of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

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dosage

Dosage of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Doxt-SL capsules, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Doxt-SL capsule, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Mode of Action of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

How Does It Work?

  • Doxt-SL capsule contains a combination of doxycycline and lactobacillus sporogenes as active substances.
  • Doxycycline is an antibiotic. It stops the growth and reproduction of bacteria by preventing the synthesis of proteins in them.
  • Lactobacillus sporogenes are good bacteria that are already present in the intestine. It supports the natural bacterial flora of the intestine and helps in digestion and absorption. Due to the use of ...
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interactions

Interactions of DOXT SL 100MG STRIP OF 10 CAPSULES

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Doxt-SL capsule works or this medicine itself can alter the action of other medicines taken along with it.
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, or supplements that you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • In particular, antacids containing aluminum, calcium or magnesium, cyclosporin, phenytoin, carbamazepine, etc, if taken along with this medicine can alter the action of Doxt-SL capsules.
  • This medicine can alter the action of certain antibiotics, oral contraceptives, etc. An alternative contraceptive measure should be used while using Doxt-SL capsules with oral contraceptives.
  • Blood thinners like warfarin when used with this medicine can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • The use of methoxyflurane, an anesthetic with this medicine can result in toxicity in the kidney.
  • The use of medicines like isotretinoin along with Doxt-SL should be avoided as there is a risk of getting side effects.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Doxt-SL 100 Capsules be used in children?

A: No, Doxt-SL Capsules should not be used by children under 8 years of age and should be used with precaution in children between 8-12 years because this medicine can cause a permanent change in the colour of teeth. Hence, it should be avoided in children.

Q: Can I have milk with Doxt-SL 100 capsules?

A: No, Doxt-SL 100 should not be taken with milk or dairy products. This medicine belongs to a class of tetracyclines and calcium in the milk can reduce its absorption. Thus, it should not be taken with milk. You should take it empty stomach with plenty of water.

Q: How does the lactobacillus help?

A: Antibiotics can kill or stop the growth of bacteria. So oral antibiotics affect the growth of these friendly bacteria, which can result in issues with the digestive system like diarrhoea, indigestion, etc. The lactobacillus present in this medicine helps in reducing antibiotic-associated diarrhoea and helps in improving the digestion process.

Q: Are Doxt 100 and Doxt-SL 100 the same?

A: No, Doxt 100 and Doxt-SL 100 are different medicines. Doxt 100 is an antibiotic and contains doxycycline as the active substance. Whereas Doxt-SL is also an antibiotic medicine but it contains a combination of doxycycline and lactobacillus as active substances. However, you should always take the medicine that is recommended to you by your doctor. Do not self-medicate.

Q: What are the side effects that I can experience on taking Doxt-SL-100 mg capsules?

A: The common side effects that you can experience on taking Doxt-SL-100 mg capsules are headache, allergic rash, vomiting, abdominal pain, difficulty in swallowing and photosensitivity.

Q: I feel tired after taking Doxt-SL-100 mg capsules. Is it serious?

A: In some cases, antibiotics may make you tired and fatigued, but this is temporary and may go away soon. It is advised that you take sufficient rest while taking this capsule and complete the medicine course as prescribed for better recovery.

Q: Can I take Doxt-SL capsules 100 mg if I am allergic to Penicillin?

A: Doxt-SL 100 mg capsules contain doxycycline, which belongs to the tetracycline class of antibiotics. If you are allergic to penicillin, you should avoid penicillin antibiotics like amoxicillin, ampicillin, amoxicillin-clavulanate, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, piperacillin-tazobactam and cephalosporins as they are closely related to penicillin. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before use.

Q: What is the effect of Doxt-SL 100 on blood pressure?

A: Doxt-SL 100 capsules does not affect your blood pressure. It is an antibiotic medicine. But if you experience fluctuation in your blood pressure while taking this capsule, seek immediate medical help.

Q: Is Doxt-SL 100 effective for covid-19 infection?

A: No, Doxt-SL should not be used to treat COVID-19 infection. If you are infected with coronavirus, seek medical help, your doctor will prescribe you medicine after accessing your condition and the severity of the infection. Never self-medicate with any medicine for the treatment of COVID-19 infection.

Q: Can I use Doxt-SL 100 for the treatment of acne cysts?

A: No, this medicine should not be used for the treatment of acne cysts. An acne cyst is a serious form of acne that occurs due to infection and inflammation due to the clogging of pores. Seek medical advice before taking any medicine.

Q: How long can Doxt-SL be taken?

A: Doxt-SL should be taken for as long as the doctor tells. The doctor will prescribe the duration of treatment depending on the severity of the infection and how you respond to the treatment. Do not stop or modify the dose without consulting the doctor.

Q: How does Doxt-SL work?

A: Doxt-SL capsule contains doxycycline and lactobacillus sporogenes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of proteins in them. While lactobacillus sporogenes help in restoring the bacteria in the intestine. It supports the natural bacterial flora of the intestine and helps in digestion and absorption.

Q: When should Doxt SL be taken?

A: Doxt SL should be taken exactly as directed by your doctor. It can be taken with food or after your meals. But it should be taken regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time will reduce the chances of missing the dose and it will also help you to get optimum results.

Q: Is Doxt SL used for cough?

A: No, Doxt SL is not effective for cough. A cough could be due to different causes and hence it would be best to take a doctor's advice before taking any medicine to treat the cough.

Q: What is the composition of Doxt SL?

A: Doxt-SL composition includes a combination of doxycycline and lactobacillus. It is used for the treatment of bacterial infection in the abdominal area. It is also used for the treatment of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea.

Q: Is Doxt SL antibiotic?

A: Yes, Doxycycline is one of the active ingredients present in this medicine. It belongs to an antibiotic class of medicines.

Q: What is the function of Cap Doxt-SL?

A: Doxt SL contains doxycycline and lactobacillus sporogenes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of proteins in them. Lactobacillus sporogenes are beneficial bacteria that are already present in the intestine. It supports the natural bacterial flora of the intestine and helps in digestion and absorption. Due to the overuse of antibiotics, these friendly bacteria are also killed. Lactobacillus sporogenes help in restoring the bacteria in the intestine.

Q: Is Doxt 100 and Doxt sl the same?

A: Doxt 100 contains doxycycline, while Doxt sl contains a combination of doxycycline and lactobacillus as active ingredients. Although both are antibiotic medicines, it is advised to take the prescribed medicine only.

Q: Can I use Doxt sl during breastfeeding?

A: Doxt-SL capsules should not be used by breastfeeding mothers as this medicine passes in the milk and can interfere with the development of the teeth and bones of the infant.

Q: Is Doxt-sl tablet used for acne treatment?

A: No, Doxt Sl is not effective for acne. Hence, it is advised to consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic medicine for acne. Refrain from self-medication.

Q: Can we give Doxt sl for cough?

A: Cough can be due to various reasons like allergy or some infection. Hence, the doctor will advise you the same after diagnosis and your medical history.

Q: Does Doxt Sl cause photosensitivity?

A: Yes, prolonged use of Doxt Sl might make your skin more prone to sunburn. So it is advised to always wear protective clothing, sunglasses and sunscreen whilst going outside.

Q: Can Doxt SL capsule be used for infections in the lungs and joints?

A: Doxt SL capsule is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various bacterial infections of the respiratory tract like lungs, chest, nose, urinary tract infections, eye infections, sexually transmitted diseases and other infections. However, you should only take this medicine if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not use this medicine on your own.

Q: Can Doxt SL capsule be used for dengue?

A: Doxt SL capsule is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of bacterial infections. Whereas dengue is caused by a virus and hence, Doxt SL capsule is not effective for the treatment of dengue.

Q: Can I take Doxt SL capsule if I have typhoid?

A: Your doctor will recommend if it is suitable for you to take Doxt SL capsule if you have typhoid. You should always take medicine prescribed by your doctor. Do not self-medicate.

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Last Updated on: 24 November 2022 | 6:08 PM (IST)
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