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Microdox 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 Microdox (Doxycycline) from Micro Labs Ltd (India)

Microdox

  Capsule/ Tablet
Micro Labs Ltd (India)
Generic : Doxycycline
 6.76
100mg
10
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Medical Condition(s) for which Microdox may be prescribed

Abdominal Pain
Acne
Acute Bronchitis
Anthrax
Bacillary Dysentery
Brucellosis
Cat Scratch Disease
Chlamydia Trachomatis

Side effects of Microdox

   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 Microdox?

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

When is Microdox not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Microdox

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 Microdox

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Microdox

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



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