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Doxycycline (By mouth)

Doxycycline (dox-i-SYE-kleen)

Treats and prevents infections. Also used to prevent malaria and treat rosacea or severe acne. This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic.

Brand Name(s):

Acticlate, Adoxa, Adoxa Pak 1/150, Avidoxy, Avidoxy DK, BenzoDox 30 Kit, BenzoDox 60 Kit, Doryx, Doryx MPC, Monodox, Morgidox 1X100MG, Morgidox 1x100MG Kit, Morgidox 2X100MG, Morgidox 2x100MG Kit, NutriDox Convenience

There may be other brand names for this medicine.

When This Medicine Should Not Be Used:

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to doxycycline or another tetracycline antibiotic, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

How to Use This Medicine:

Capsule, Delayed Release Capsule, Long Acting Capsule, Liquid, Tablet, Delayed Release Tablet

Drugs and Foods to Avoid:

Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.

Warnings While Using This Medicine:

Possible Side Effects While Using This Medicine:

Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:

If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:

If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

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