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Doxy 100mg Strip Of 8 Tablets

Doxy 100mg Strip Of 8 Tablets

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Doxy 100 MG Description

Doxy-100 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infections of the lungs, throat, airways, skin, eyes and genitals. Doxy-100 contains doxycycline as an active ingredient.

Doxy-100 tablet or any antibiotic should not be used when you are not sure if the infection is due to bacteria; unnecessary use of antibiotics can make them ineffective for future treatment. Complete the course of antibiotics as prescribed by the doctor, or it may lead to relapse or return of the infection.

Doxil 100 tablets and Doxycept 100 tablets are other medicines containing doxycycline as the main ingredient. Doxy-100 tablet should not be used during tooth development (last half of pregnancy; infancy and childhood to the age of 8 years) as it may cause permanent discolouration of the teeth (yellow-grey-brown).


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ContainsDoxycycline(100.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, headache
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Uses of Doxy 100 MG

For the treatment of bacterial infections associated with lungs, throat, airways, eye, skin, genitals, urinary tract, intestine, etc.

Contraindications of Doxy 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to doxycycline or any other ingredients of Doxy-100 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Side effects of Doxy 100 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Fever
  • Rashes
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Doxy 100 MG



Can I take Doxy-100 tablet during pregnancy?
Pregnant women should not take Doxy-100. It may affect the teeth or bone development of the foetus. It is essential to always consult a doctor before starting any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Doxy-100 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is not advised to breastfeed during the treatment with the Doxy-100, as its components pass into the breastmilk. It may cause permanent teeth discolouration in the breastfed infant.


Can I drive if I have consumed Doxy-100 tablet?
There is limited information about the effects of this medicine on driving, but if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert, you should avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Doxy-100 tablet?
Alcohol reduces the activity of Doxy-100 tablet. It is advised to avoid alcohol intake during the treatment.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience persistent diarrhoea.
  • You may suffer from porphyria (a rare blood disorder) or muscle weakness.
  • You have kidney or liver problems. It should be administered with caution in such patients.
  • You are giving this medicine to children below 12 years, as there is a risk of permanent teeth discolouration.
  • You experience any side effects after taking this medicine.
  • You may suffer from autoimmune disease when the body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue of the body (systemic lupus erythematosus).
  • You experience severe skin reactions like skin rashes and fever (systemic lupus erythematosus), this medicine should be discontinued quickly.
  • You should avoid exposure to strong sunlight during the treatment as it may cause more sensitivity, and the doctor may discontinue the Doxy-100 tablet.

Directions for Use of Doxy 100 MG

Doxy-100 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with food or milk. It would be best if yo...
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Storage and disposal of Doxy 100 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C in a dry place.
  • Keep it out of the sight of children and pets.

Quick Tips of Doxy 100 MG

  • Doxy-100 tablet is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections, such as infections of the lungs, throat, airways, skin, eyes, and genital.
  • Take this medicine as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • If you experience any side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
  • Do not take the tablets if the packaging is damaged or if the tablets are discoloured or have changed in any way.
  • If you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, inform your doctor before taking this medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic to doxycycline or any other ingredients of the Doxy-100 tablet.
  • Follow your doctor's instructions for taking antibiotics, and do not stop the treatment early even if you feel better, as this can lead to the development of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
  • Consuming a diet rich in whole foods, fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and healthy fats can support the immune system and help the body fight infections.

Dosage of Doxy 100 MG


If you think you have taken too much of Doxy-100 tablet, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of the Doxy-100 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not tak...
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Mode of Action of Doxy 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Doxy-100 tablet is an antibiotic. It inhibits the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions, which ultimately stops bacterial growth. Thereby, it helps in c...
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Interactions of Doxy 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Doxy-100 tablet works or Doxy-100 itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, im...
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  • Oral contraceptives and blood thinner medicine like warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Anti-acne medicine like isotretinoin can lead to increased pressure inside the brain.

Interactions with food items

  • Calcium supplements or milk should not be taken along with this medicine, as it may impair the efficacy of the Doxy-100 tablet.
  • The gap for one to two hours should be there between administering doxycycline and these supplements.

Content Details


Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: For how long do I need to take Doxy-100 tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed duration by your physician. If you skip the dose or do not complete the course, it may cause resistance and decrease the effectiveness of immediate treatment.

Q: Does Doxy 100 tablet helps with pimples?

A: Doxy 100 may be effective for controlling acne and acting against acne-causing bacteria. However, before taking Doxy 100 tablet for any infection seek medical advice. Taking antibiotics unnecessarily can make it ineffective for future treatment.

Q: What does Doxy 100 tablet contains?

A: Doxy 100 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It contains the antibiotic doxycycline. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections.

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before taking Doxy-100 tablet?

  • Your doctor should be informed about your detailed medical & surgical history
  • If you have liver or kidney related disease
  • If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or, planning to have a baby
  • If you are taking any other medicines including supplements or herbal products

Q: Is the Doxy 100 a steroid medicine?

A: No, the Doxy 100 tablet is an antibiotic medicine used for the treatment of various bacterial infections.

Q: What time should I take Doxy-100?

A: Doxy 100 tablets should be swallowed as a whole with plenty of fluid wells before going to bed for the night after a meal or along with milk to reduce the likelihood of irritation in the stomach.

Q: Doxy 100 vs azithromycin, what's the difference?

A: Doxy 100 and azithromycin both are antibiotics and they are prescribed for the treatment of different forms of bacterial infection. Your doctor will prescribe you whichever is appropriate for you depending on the severity and type of infection. Do not self medicate with any antibiotic medicine.

Q: Can I take the Doxy 100 for COVID-19?

A: Doxy 100 helps in relieving bacterial infection associated with the lungs or respiratory tract. However, you should take this medicine only under the doctor's recommendation. Refrain from self-medication.

Q: Is there any side effects of Doxy 100mg?

A: Sometimes you may experience side effects after taking this medicine such as nausea, headache, fever, rash etc. If you feel any of these symptoms persistently, immediately talk to your doctor.

Q: How many hours apart should you take Doxy-100?

A: You should take Doxy-100 exactly as directed by the doctor. The doctor will decide the dose and frequency of this antibiotic medicine depending on the severity of the infection.

Q: What happens when you stop taking Doxycycline or Doxy?

A: If you stop taking the Doxycycline or Doxy in between, it might lead to reoccurring infection and symptoms may reappear. Therefore, it is advisable to take the Doxy 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: What is the use of Doxy tablets?

A: Doxy 100 tablet is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infection of the lungs, throat, airways, skin, eye and genital.

Q: What is the composition of Doxy 100mg?

A: The composition of Doxy 100mg contains doxycycline as an active ingredient which is used for the treatment of bacterial infections associated with lungs, genitals, urinary tract, intestine, throat, airways, eye, skin, etc.

Q: Is Doxy 100mg an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Doxy 100 mg medicine is an antibiotic and is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections.

Q: How do you take Doxy 100mg?

A: Doxy 100mg tablet must be taken in the same manner as prescribed by your doctor. The dosage and frequency must not be changed and try not to self-medicate yourself.

Q: Is doxycycline good for UTIs?

A: Yes, Doxy tablet may be an effective option for treating patients with multidrug resistance UTI (Urinary tract infection).

Q: Is Doxy tablet have penicillin?

A: No, Doxy tablet does not have penicillin. It contains doxycycline as its active ingredient, which belongs to the tetracycline class of antibiotics.

Q: Can Doxy tablet cause gain weight?

A: No, it does not cause weight gain. However, if you observe any weight variation after taking this medicine speak to your doctor.

Q: Can I take Doxy for 14 days?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the condition. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

Q: Can Doxy affect your period?

A: No, Doxy does not affect your period. However, if you experience any change or delay in periods after taking this medicine, speak to your doctor.

Q: Does Doxy 100 make skin more sensitive to sun?

A: Yes, Doxy 100 can make your skin more sensitive to the sun. Therefore, you should avoid exposure to strong sunlight during the treatment as it may cause more sensitivity, and the doctor may discontinue the Doxy-100 tablet.
Last Updated on: 28 April 2023 | 3:28 PM (IST)

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