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Drug information on Martidox - M (Doxycycline) from Walter Bushnell

Martidox - M

  Capsule/ Tablet
Walter Bushnell
Generic : Doxycycline
 7.24
100mg
8

Drug Name : Doxycycline

Doxycycline(Doryx) generic Martidox - M 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.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Martidox - M may be prescribed


Side effects of Martidox - M

   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 Martidox - M?

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

When is Martidox - M not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Martidox - M

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 Martidox - M

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Martidox - M

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



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