INTRODUCTION DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULES
Doxycycline Capsules is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection. It may also be used for the treatment of severe acne.
Doxycycline 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.
Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.
Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
USES OF DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULES
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
- Treatment of Acne
BENEFITS OF DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULE
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
Doxycycline Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.
In Treatment of Acne
Doxycycline Capsule treats acne, commonly called pimples. It kills the acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start taking it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne free.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULE
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Doxycycline
HOW TO USE DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULE
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Doxycycline Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Doxycycline Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.
HOW DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULE WORKS?
Doxycycline Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULE?
If you miss a dose of Doxycycline Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
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