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Doxy-1 (50mg) is broad-spectrum antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections such as pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections, Lyme’s disease, infections of skin, genital, and urinary systems and anthrax.  

Drug information on Doxy-1 (50mg) (Doxycycline) from US Vitamins Limited

Doxy-1 (50mg)

  Capsule
US Vitamins Limited
Generic : Doxycycline
 14.50
50mg
10
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Medical Condition(s) for which Doxy-1 (50mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Doxy-1 (50mg)

   Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tongue inflammation and difficulty in swallowing.

   Skin : Rash and photosensitivity.

   Genitourinary : Rise in Blood Urea Nitrogen.

   Hypersensitivity : Hives, swelling, shock and redness of the skin.

   Blood : Anemia, eosinophilia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.

   Miscellaneous : Bulging fontanels in infants and stroke.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults: The usual dose is 200 mg on the first day of treatment in divided doses, followed by a maintenance dose of 100 mg/day.
Child: The recommended dosage is 2 mg/lb of body weight divided into two doses.

How to use Doxy-1 (50mg)?

It comes as a capsule and suspension to take by mouth, with food.

When is Doxy-1 (50mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Doxy-1 (50mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diarrhea, stomach or intestinal infection, the blood disorder (porphyria), any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Take full course of treatment.

• Avoid long-term use of this medication; otherwise it may cause secondary infection.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

• It should not be used in children less than 8 years old.

Other Precautions for Doxy-1 (50mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Doxy-1 (50mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (20° - 25°C).



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