Active Ingredient: Doxycycline
Some foods that are high in calcium include milk and cheese. If you eat or drink these items, do so at least one hour before taking this drug or one hour after taking this drug.
Warnings for people with certain health conditions For women of childbearing age who are overweight: You have a higher risk of high blood pressure inside of your skull from this drug.
Ask your doctor if this drug is right for you.
For people with a history of intracranial hypertension: You have a higher risk of high blood pressure inside of your skull from this drug. Warnings for other groups For pregnant women: There are no adequate studies on the use of doxycycline in pregnant women.
Ask your doctor to tell you about the specific risk to the pregnancy. Call your doctor right away if you become pregnant while taking this drug.
Talk to your doctor if you breastfeed your child. This can cause your body to process drugs more slowly. As a result, more of a drug stays in your body for a longer time. This raises your risk of side effects.
This drug should not be used in children who are 8 years of age or younger unless the potential benefit outweighs the risk. In these children, its use is recommended for the treatment of severe or life-threatening conditions such as anthrax or Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and when no other treatments are available or have been shown to work.
This dosage information is for doxycycline oral tablet. Your dosage, drug form, and how often you take the drug will depend on: your age how severe your condition is other medical conditions you have how you react to the first dose The dosage information below is for the conditions that this drug is most often prescribed to treat.
Important Carry on taking doxycycline until you've completed the course, even if you feel better.