Active Ingredient(s): Doxycycline
Category: Antibiotics

Doxy Overview

Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline-class antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria and certain parasites.[1] It is used to treat bacterial pneumonia, acne, chlamydia infections, Lyme disease, cholera, typhus, and syphilis.[1] It is also used to prevent malaria in combination with quinine.[1] Doxycycline may be taken by mouth or by injection into a vein.[1] Common side effects include diarrhea, na...

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testicle pain & swelling

I am from Mumbai India. I am having swelling & pain in my left testicle. Please advise me which antibiotic to use? Thank you. ## Hi Raj! The problem you are having needs to be looked at by a doctor. There could be different reasons for this happening. You can't just take any medication without first seeing a doctor to properly diagnose the problem. ## Thanks CATS68, I went to my doctor & he prescribed Zerodol-SP and Mahacef XL 200 twice a day after meals. The swelling & pain have reduced. Thanks! ## Bf came in from working out of town, had a swollen testicle, extreme pain! ER prescribed DOXY-CYCL HYCL 100mg.. I know he had a STI, ur opinion about it is important??? ## I'm having pain in my right testes. So I went to the doctor and he gave me Omniflam tablets. But I...

West Ward 3142 /Doxy

I have an infected tooth, a friend gave me these pills for the infection will they work? ## Hi Jenn, To answer your question, yes, Doxycycline will cover dental infections (although penicillin or amoxicillin are generally the more preferred options for this type of infection). Just make sure you follow a consistent dosing regime over however many days it takes, so you can be sure that the infection is gone. Learn More: Doxycycline Details I hope this helps! ## How many times a day do u take this pill. Same here for an infected tooth

metazol and doxycycline for ulcer pain

I had my gallbladder removed last year and I am still getting pains. The doctor said I have an ulcer that's swollen inside, so he gave me metazol and doxycycline. Are these medications going to help me? I even lost some weight. ## These are antibiotic that can be used to treat various types of bacterial infections, including H. Pylori, which can cause some ulcers, and other stomach issues. The NIH lists their typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, non-allergic skin rash, and headache. How long will you be taking them? Are you on any other medications?

pain while pressing the stomach

hi, my name is siddhesh, earlier i had inflammatory RIF and was treated with probiotics and doxy. last month i had food infeton again due to outside food during marriages. since then i am getting pain in the left side but i feel pain towards my left when i press my right side.i have been taking orni 500, rabiprazole, normaxion but the pain is not residing. it pains when i press my right side of the stomach and i call feel the pain towards my left side. what might this be?

use of doxycycline 100mg for tick bite

I found a tick embedded in my leg. I had an appointment with a dermatologist and asked about this bite which was red, and was given a 7 day course of antibiotics (doxycycline 100mg). Will this help tick bites? ## Usually, an antibiotic is given after a tick bite to prevent the infections they can sometimes cause, such as Lyme's Disease. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I'm taking an antibiotic 2x/day for a tick bite (and possibly Lyme disease). I take the first dose at 10 am and the second one at 5:30pm with dinner. Am I doing it wrong? Should I change to 10 and 10 (i.e. every 12 hours)? So far, I've been taking it for 4 days and I have 6 ...

Ovarian cyst and pelvic inflammatory disease (pidx)

I need to fall pregnant bt because of ovarian cyst and pelvic disease ,i cnt conserve now ,i need help to clear those problems ,Dr gave me doxy and ciprofloxacin caplets bt i was So sick ill feel dizzy,feel like throwing ,terrible headiche and loss of appittite and cough ,water running nose then i stopped them, i jst wonder if womb scrub can help or which other pills to take again,i really need help

doxycycline for a toothache

Can I take doxycycline 100mg for a toothache? I'm also taking Lisinopril 20 mg and Bupropion 75mg. ## John Docycline is not a pain reliever it wouldn't have any pain relieving properties.Ibuprophen is excellent for tooth pain it's an OTC med. ## Can I take the antibiotic for a bad tooth that is abscessed with the other two drugs? ## @John, If there's really a bacterial infection present, then killing the infection with an antibiotic makes sense and will probably help alleviate pain that the infection was causing. As to the efficacy of Doxycycline being used for this purpose, I do think there may be better options on the market. However I haven't come across any details suggesting not to take that particular drug combination of Lisinopril, Bupropion and Doxycycline. A...

Doxy 100 mg for micro g

I was subscribed doxy 100mg 2x a day for a possible microplasma g. infection. How long does it take to start feeling better. I've been battling this problem for 2 years and no doc could tell me what was wrong. Finally I'm being treated for something. I'm awefully anxious to start feeling better but I also have anxiety worrying it won't eradicate. I'm suppose to have surgery in 6 days. Will this be ok with doxy? I do have to be put to sleep.

metro 200mg

HI .dr gave me metro 200mg i have womb infection and he also gave me green pills colled doxy 100g ,after drinking the pill i become lazy and feel sick ,what would it be the problem? ## Hello, Lee! How are you? Medications can cause side effects and feeling drowsy, dizzy and nauseous are normal for these ones. These symptoms shouldn't last more than few days after finishing your course of treatment. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hie...I was given doxy and metro pills with my doctor then i finished the course they said it was going to clean my now I'm feeling sleepy,cramps on my feet and cramps in my stomach sobi there a possibility that i might be pregnant?? Thank you for helping.

doxytet antibiotic green capsule

Hi. I went to clinic on monday for my papsmear for the first time and during that course the nurse discovered that I have a lot of discharge, so she prescribed green doxytet capsules. As I continued to take them I noticed a few side effects: tiredness, loss of appetite, and de thick discharge in de mornings. On the 4th day I used it I couldn't sleep at night. I felt in my chest a kind of pain as if I had swallowed something hard and in the morning I couldn't swallow or even drink tea as it felt like I had inflammation till now in the afternoon. My question is, should I continue with the medication or not? Please help. ## Those can be normal side effects of this medication, but it never hurts to consult a doctor or nurse to be sure. Other side effects, as reported by the NIH, may...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 100mg, 150mg, 20mg, 40mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Capsule, Delayed Release: 100mg, 40mg, 75mg
  • For Suspension: 25mg/5ml
  • Injection: 100mg, 100mg/vial, 200mg/vial
  • Liquid, Extended Release: eq 10% w/w
  • Powder for Reconstitution: 25mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 50mg/5ml
  • Suspension, Extended Rele: 10%
  • Syrup: 50mg/5ml
  • System, Extended Release: 50mg
  • Tablet: 100mg, 150mg, 20mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Tablet, Delayed Release: 100mg, 120mg, 150mg, 200mg, 50mg, 60mg, 75mg, 80mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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