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Doxylin 100mg Tab

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By MORACEAE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Doxycycline(100.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTIBIOTIC

Medical Description

Doxylin Tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used for the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections such as infection of the lungs, throat, airways, skin, eye and genital. It contains doxyc...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Doxylin 100mg Tab

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

Contraindications of Doxylin 100mg Tab

  • If you are allergic to doxycycline or any other components of this medicine.
  • If you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant or breastfeeding.
sideEffects

Side effects of Doxylin 100mg Tab

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Urge to scratch
  • Anaemia
  • Loss of appetite
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Doxylin 100mg Tab

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Doxylin Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Doxylin Tablet should not be used during pregnancy as it can affect the teeth and bone structure of the fetus.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Doxylin Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
The components of this medicine pass into breast milk and may cause permanent discolouration of the teeth. Hence should not be used by a breastfeeding mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Doxylin Tablet?
A:
Doxylin Tablet may not affect your ability to drive but you are advised not to drive if you experience any side effects such as blurred vision or any other visual disturbances.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Doxylin Tablet?
A:
Doxylin Tablet interacts with alcohol and increases the intensity of unwanted effects of alcohol. Hence, it is advised to avoid alcohol while taking this medicine. Do not take alcohol for at least 48 hours before or after stopping this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any underlying medical condition like liver or kidney-related problem, muscle weakness etc., as caution is advised in such health conditions.
  • You experience skin reactions. The doctor may discontinue the treatment and start an alternate therapy.
  • You have a genetic disorder of blood resulting in defective haemoglobin, purple patches on the skin and nerve damage (porphyria).
  • You have a disorder of the immune system causing rashes on the face, fever, joint and body pains, hair loss (systemic lupus erythematosus).
  • It is advised to avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight because it can make your skin more prone to sunburn reactions during the treatment.
  • You are already taking oral retinoids or isotretinoin, as it may increase the risk of increased pressure inside the brain.
  • You may have diarrhoea after using this medicine.
  • This medicine 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-brow...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Doxylin 100mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Doxylin Tablet interferes with the formation of proteins, which are essential for the survival and growth of bacteria. This prevents bacterial replication and thus control the infection.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Doxylin 100mg Tab

  • Doxylin Tablet should be taken as a whole with sufficient water.
  • You should take this medicine regularly at a fixed time and as directed by your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Doxylin 100mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can interfere with the action of Doxylin Tablet or Doxylin itself can affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Always inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking, that includes all prescribed or non-prescribed herbal medicines, dietary supplements as well as other treatment if you are taking for a...
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  • Especially if you are on certain medications such as medicines used to treat brain-related disorders like alprazolam, anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin etc.
  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are medicines used to treat acne like isotretinoin, oral contraceptives, anticoagulants (like warfarin and heparin), penicillin antibiotics, immunosupp...
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  • Antacids and other certain supplements containing iron, calcium etc. should not be taken simultaneously with Doxylin Tablet. There should be a gap of at least 2 hours.
  • Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Doxylin 100mg Tab

  • Store the medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Doxylin 100mg Tab

Overdose

Overdose may increase the side effect of this medicine. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine and experience any unusual symptoms, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest ...
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Missed a Dose

It would be best if you took the doses at the appropriate time for the desired effect. If you missed any dose of medicine take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, the...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Doxylin Tablet be taken for the long term?

A: No, these tablets should only be consumed for the duration advised by your doctor. If you use it for more or less duration than prescribed, there are chances that the next dose of this medicine won’t be effective due to bacteria's development of resistance.

Q: For how long do I need to take Doxylin Tablet?

A: You are supposed to complete the prescribed dosage 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: What should be discussed with my healthcare professional before I start the treatment with Doxylin Tablet?

A: Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor about your medical history including allergies, stomach ulcers (past or active), asthma, problems with the heart, liver or kidney; also mention all the medicines, herbal preparations, supplements you take.

Q: At what time should I take this medicine?

A: Doxylin Tablet should be taken with a meal and a glass of water or milk as prescribed by your doctor.

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ContainsDoxycycline(100.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rashes, urge to scratch
Last Updated on: 30 Apr 2021 | 07:55 PM (IST)
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