Doxycycline is a prescription medication that is used to treat a number of bacterial infections including acne. Doxycycline may also be used to treat malaria, periodontitis, and other viral infections. Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that works to treat these conditions by fighting bacteria in the body.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of doxycycline include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of doxycycline:
What should I do if I miss a dose of doxycycline?
If you miss a dose of doxycycline, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the strength of doxycycline?
Doxycycline is available in strengths of 50mg and 100mg.