Active Ingredient(s): Doxycycline
FDA Approved: * May 26, 2006
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Oracea 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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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxycycline

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Hi I was just prescribed oracea for my rosacea & occular oracea I'm sensitive to all medications I'm scared to take it Does anyone know of side effects of this medication ? I heard upset stomach , yeast infection & weight gain is an issue ?.. Thankyou , Lisa ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? The active ingredient in Oracea is Doxycycline, so it is just an antibiotic, which means its most common side effects include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more Oracea details here. Weight gain is usually not an issue with them, but yes, yeast infections can occur, since it also kills off good bacteria in the body. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Thankyou for the info Right now my ocular rosacea is more problematic than my face I just had a react...


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.

NDC Database Records for Oracea: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0299-3822 Oracea 40 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Galderma Laboratories, L.p.
  • 54868-5676 Oracea 40 mg Enteric Coated Capsule by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Doxycycline or a similar ingredient: (11 results)