Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Adoxa
  2. Adoxa CK
  3. Adoxa Pak
  4. Adoxa TT
  5. Doryx
  6. Monodox
  7. Oracea
  8. Periostat
  9. Vibramycin Calcium
  10. Vibramycin Hyclate
  11. Vibra-Tabs

Descriptions


Doxycycline is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. It is also used to treat pimples and abscesses (usually on the face) that are caused by rosacea, also known as acne rosacea or adult acne.

Doxycycline delayed-release capsules, delayed-release tablets, and tablets and Acticlate® Cap capsules are also used to prevent malaria and treat anthrax infection after possible exposure and other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Doxycycline belongs to the class of medicines known as tetracycline antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Powder for Suspension
  • Capsule
  • Tablet
  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Syrup
  • Tablet, Delayed Release

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