Doxycycline is an antibiotic, and belongs to a class of medications called tetracyclines. Doxycycline can be used to treat multiple types of infections, including respiratory tract infections, tick-borne illness, E. coli, Cholera, Lyme disease, Yersinia (bubonic plague), Tularemia, and more. This medication should be taken with food.
Avoid if allergic to doxycycline. Doxycycline may cause your skin to be more sensitive to sunlight. Avoid the sun while taking this medication.
Use of expired doxycycline may cause toxicity. There are reports of kidney damage in patients taking expired tetracyclines. Doxycycline may affect bone growth and teeth growth. The use of drugs of the tetracycline class, including doxycycline, during tooth development (last half of pregnancy, infancy and childhood to the age of 8 years) may cause permanent discoloration of the teeth. Serious adverse reactions reported with use of doxycycline include but are not limited to severe diarrhea (Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea), severe skin reactions (such as Stevens-Johnson syndrome and toxic epidermal necrolysis), and intracranial hypertension.
|Infection||doxycycline 100 mg by mouth twice a day for 7 days|
|Malaria prophylaxis||100 mg by mouth once daily, begin 1-2 days before travel to malarious areas, take daily at the same time each day while in the malarious area, and for 4 weeks after leaving such areas|
Adult doses are shown, unless otherwise specified. Refer to weight-based dosing guidelines for pediatric patients.
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