Doxy 100mg Strip Of 8 Tablets
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).
Uses of Doxy 100 MG
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
Precautions and Warnings of Doxy 100 MG
Other General Warnings
- 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
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
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Mode of Action of Doxy 100 MG
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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, immunomodulatory medicines or medicines for the brain-related disorder....
- 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.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: For how long do I need to take Doxy-100 tablet?
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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
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