Indication: Respiratory tract infections, genitourinary tract infections, lymphogranuloma venereum, trachoma,
brucellosis, tularemia, cholera, travelers dearrhea, acne, actinomycosis, yaws, relapsing fever, leptospirosis,
typhus, rickettsial Pox and Q fever, cellulitis furunculosis.
Dosage and Administration: 1 capsule every 12 hourly for the first day followed by 1 capsule per day. Children : 2.2
Contraindication and Precaution: Hypesensitivity, severe hepatic disorder. Doxycycline should not be used in
pregnant women unless clearly needed.
Side Effect: Epigastric destress, abdominal discomfort, nausea, vomiting, skin rashes, urticaria, exfoliative
Drug Interaction: Should not be taken with antacids, milk, other alkalis e.g. calcium, magnesium and iron,
penicillin, anticoagulants, anti-diabetic agents, anti-convulsants and enxyme inducing drugs.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: The drug should be avoided in nursing mothers and during the first trimester of
pregnancy. Doxycycline is not recommended in neonates.
Preparation: 100 mg Capsule.