Active Ingredients: Doxycycline
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There are also some common medicines you should not mix with it. An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works.
Doxycycline is not usually recommended in pregnancy or when breastfeeding. It isn't suitable for some people. To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: ever had an allergic reaction to doxycycline or any other medicine in the past kidney problems an inflamed food pipe oesophagitis lupus, an autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis, an illness that causes severe muscle wasting 4.
How and when to take it Your dose of doxycycline depends on why you are taking it.
The usual dose is 100 mg to 200 mg once or twice a day. If you're taking doxycycline more than once a day, try to space your doses evenly throughout the day. If you take it twice a day, this could be first thing in the morning, and in the evening.
For preventing malaria, you'll take 100 mg once a day, usually in the morning. You should start taking doxycycline 1 or 2 days before going to an area where there is malaria. Carry on for 4 weeks after leaving the area.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist that doxycycline is the best medicine to prevent malaria in the country you are travelling to. Important Carry on taking doxycycline until you've completed the course, even if you feel better.
How to take it Always swallow your doxycycline capsule whole and have it with a full glass of water a medium sized glass - 200 ml.
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