Active Ingredients: Doxycycline
This coating is resistant to acid and delays the release of doxycycline by 15—20 minutes.
Doxycycline can cause gastrointestinal upset. One study examined the tolerability of various malaria prophylactic regimens and found doxycycline did not cause a significantly higher percentage of all skin events photosensitivity not specified when compared with other antimalarials.
The rash resolves upon discontinuation of the drug. Absorption of tetracycline occurs in the stomach and the upper small intestine.
Absorption of tetracyclines has been reported to be impaired by milk products, aluminum hydroxide gels, sodium bicarbonate, calcium and magnesium salts, laxatives containing magnesium and iron preparations.
If your symptoms are severe, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
Taking it again could be fatal cause death. 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.