Active Ingredients: Doxycycline
How to take it Always swallow your doxycycline capsule whole and have it with a full glass of water a medium sized glass - 200 ml. You can take this medicine with or without food.
However you're less likely to feel sick if you have it with food. It's important to take doxycycline while you're in an upright position. You can be sitting, standing or walking.
This will stop the medicine irritating your food pipe or stomach. What if I forget to take it?
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it's nearly time for your next dose.
In this case, just leave out the missed dose and take your next dose as normal. In addition, doxycycline comes in a solution for injection, which is only given by a healthcare provider.
Why it's used Doxycycline is used to treat bacterial infections.
These can include some sexually transmitted diseases, skin infections, eye infections, respiratory infections, and more. It is also used as an add-on treatment for severe acne and to prevent malaria in people who plan to travel to areas with certain strains of malaria.It can also be used to prevent malaria if you're travelling abroad STIs, as well as a lot of other rare infections. About doxycycline Doxycycline is an antibiotic.
How it works Doxycycline belongs to a class of drugs called tetracyclines. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions. This drug works by blocking a bacterial protein from being made.
It does this by binding to certain units of the protein. This stops the protein from growing and treats your infection. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. The rash resolves upon discontinuation of the drug.