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Doxycycline 100mg Caps 100`s

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Description

Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that inhibits bacterial growth and is thought to have anti-inflammatory effects. Doxycycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections including acneurinary and respiratory tract infections, eye infections, gum disease, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. It can also be used prevent malaria and treat infections caused by mites, ticks, or lice.

 

Dose

Doxycycline 100mg Capsule is best taken either 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

 

Precaution

  • Your doctor has prescribed Doxycycline 100mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take it with food and plenty of water to avoid stomach upset. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Doxycycline 100mg Capsule.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.

 

 

 

 

Doxycycline 100mg Caps 100s [100]
KES 480.00
KES 480.00

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