EDOX DT 100MG TABLET contains Doxycycline which belongs to group of medicines called Antibiotics. It is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections like that of chest, lung or nose (Ex. bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis), urinary tract (Ex. cystitis, urethritis), skin (Ex. acne), eyes or sexually transmitted diseases (Ex. gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia).
EDOX DT 100MG TABLET is also used to treat fevers associated with louse or tick bites and malaria (when chloroquine is ineffective). EDOX DT 100MG TABLET can also be used to prevent certain infections like scrub typhus (a disease carried by small insects), Rocky Mountain spotted fever, travellers’ diarrhoea, malaria and leptospirosis.
Avoid consumption of alcohol during treatment with EDOX DT 100MG TABLET, as it may reduce the efficacy of this medicine. Before taking EDOX DT 100MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you have myasthenia gravis, systemic lupus erythematosus, liver or kidney problems, porphyria, diarrhea or suspected syphilis.
EDOX DT 100MG TABLET is not recommended for use in women who are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding. EDOX DT 100MG TABLET should be used in children (8 years of age or less) only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks.
You should avoid exposure to strong sunlight while taking EDOX DT 100MG TABLET as your skin may be more sensitive to sunburn than normal. The most common side effects of taking EDOX DT 100MG TABLET are nausea, vomiting, joint pain, skin rash, fever, headache, etc. Consult your doctor if any of the symptoms get worse with time.