Doxy Plus 100mg Tablet 10

DOXYCYCLINE
By Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Prescription Needed
M.R.P.: Rs.57.75
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What is DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet used for?

DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet capsule/tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections. It is also used in the prevention of malaria. It is recommended for the treatment of the following conditions:

  • Acne
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Eye infections
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Gum diseases

DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet work?

DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet belongs to the class of drugs called tetracycline antibiotics. The drug acts by blocking the bacterial protein synthesis by binding to certain ribosomal subunits and prevents the growth of bacteria. Thus, it reduces the bacterial infection.

How to take DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet capsule/tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

  • Swallow the tablet/capsule Do not crush or chew the tablet/capsule . Take the drug with or without food.

If you miss a dose of DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet, please take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet?

Drugs that interact with DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet include the following:

  • Acitretin
  • Amoxicillin
  • Clarithromycin
  • Digoxin
  • Etretinate
  • Famotidine
  • Isotretinoin
  • Lomitapide
  • Phenobarbital
  • Vitamin A
  • Warfarin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Discolouration of teeth
  • Difficulty in swallowing

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Severe headache
  • Vision changes
  • Sudden blindness

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet?

  • Avoid taking the medicine if you are allergic to DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet or similar drugs.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Do not exceed the dose prescribed by the doctor.

You are advised not to take DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell  your doctor before taking DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet?

  • Tell your doctor if you have any history of heart, liver, kidney or respiratory conditions.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.

Frequently Asked Questions about DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet

  1. Can DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet be used in the treatment of cholera?
  2. Yes. DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet can be used in the treatment of cholera when advised by the doctor.

  3. Is it safe to receive vaccines while taking DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet?
  4. No. DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet reduces the effectiveness of the vaccines. Therefore, it is advised not to receive any vaccine while taking DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet.

  5. Can DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet be used to treat facial redness due to rosacea?
  6. No. DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet is not recommended for the treatment of facial redness due to rosacea.

  7. Can DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet be used in the treatment of chickenpox?
  8. No. Chickenpox is a viral infection, whereas DOXY PLUS 0mg Tablet is an antibiotic and it only treats bacterial infections.

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The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Disclaimer:

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.  Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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