Generic Name: Doxycycline monohydrate
Product Name: Doxyhexal Tablets
- Indication of Doxyhexal Tablets
- Action of Doxyhexal Tablets
- Dose advice of Doxyhexal Tablets
- Schedule of Doxyhexal Tablets
- Common side effects of Doxyhexal Tablets
- Uncommon side effects of Doxyhexal Tablets
Indication of Doxyhexal Tablets:Doxycycline is used in the treatment of the following conditionsAcneInfections caused by various bacteria including certain sexually transmitted infectionsPneumoniaExacerbation of chronic bronchitisSinusitisProstatitisPrevention and treatment of Malaria
Action of Doxyhexal Tablets:Doxycycline prevents bacteria from replicating
Dose advice of Doxyhexal Tablets:AdultsThe initial dose is 200 mg as a single dose on the first day of treatmentFollowing this 100 mg should be given once a dayThe maximum recommended dose is 200 mg a dayChildren (>8 years)The initial dose is 2 mg/kg twice daily on the first day of treatment up to a maximum dose of 200 mg a dayFollowing this then 2 mg/kg is given once daily up to a maximum 100 mg a dayIn the case of a serious infections the dose may be increased to 4 mg/kg/day up to a maximum of 200mg given as one of two divided doses The dose amount should be rounded to the nearest 25 mg.Acne50 mg a day for at least 6 weeksThis dose may then be altered depending on the individual patients response.Chlamydia infection100 mg twice daily for 1â€“3 weeks This dose may change depending on the site and the severity of the infection.
Schedule of Doxyhexal Tablets:S4
Common side effects of Doxyhexal Tablets:NauseaVomitingIndigestionTooth discolourationReduced bone growth in children aged less than 8 yearsIncreased skin sensitivity to light
Uncommon side effects of Doxyhexal Tablets:RashBone deformityFungal infections
Diseases treated by Doxyhexal Tablets:
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