Description and pharmacological action

"Doxycycline" is a group antibiotkov, which are based on tetracycline.The trade name of the drug and the international nonproprietary same: "Doxycycline" (DOXYCYCLIN).It is produced in the form of solid cylindrical opaque dark green 100 mg dose capsules inside of which is a yellow powder.The active ingredient of the drug is doxycycline (doxycycline hydrochloride).As auxiliary substances used in the medicament alginic acid, sodium lauryl sulphate, lactose, magnesium stearate, corn starch.

Capsules packed in individual cardboard box with two blisters of 5 tablets each with attached instructions for use.

"Doxycycline" is active against the causative agents of disease such as plague, tularemia, brucellosis, anthrax, cholera, glanders, chlamydia, including venereal granuloma."Doxycycline
" less than other known antibiotics affect the intestinal flora has a high therapeutic efficacy in comparison with other antibacterials.Rapidly absorbed into the body and into the organs and tissues.It can accumulate in the reticuloendothelial system as well as in bone.It should take into account that "Doxycycline" forms in bones and teeth insoluble complexes of Ca2.

Indications for use

list of diseases for "Doxycycline" is extensive.The drug is effective in treating a variety of respiratory tract infections and upper respiratory diseases such as pneumonia, bronchitis, pharyngitis, otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis."Doxycycline" is prescribed for conjunctivitis, typhus, fever rocky mountains, ehrlichiosis, infections of the genitourinary system, urethritis, inflammation of the cervix, gonorrhea and syphilis, cholera, inguinal granuloma, in the early stages of Lyme disease, when brucellosis, trachoma, psittacosis, plague,tularemia, as a preventive measure against malaria.Also, "Doxycycline" is effective for the prevention of possible inflammation after medical abortion.


not recommended "Doxycycline" in case of hypersensitivity to the drug, in particular to doxycycline and tetracycline, as well as liver or kidney failure, lupus, porphyria, leukopenia, and in children up to three years. use "Doxycycline" during pregnancy and lactation is possible only if treatment with other alternative, safer drugs is not possible or is contraindicated.

Dosing and Administration

dosage and duration of treatment is determined by the physician on an individual basis.

Adults up to 70 kg and children weighing more than 45 kg the recommended dose is 100 mg (1 tablet) 2 times on the first day of treatment every 12 hours.3atem should go to 50 mg 2 times per day or one tablet 1 per day.In severe forms of disease, we recommend taking 200 mg per day for the entire course of treatment.Adults weighing over 70 kg administered at 200 mg (2 tablets) per day.Babies whose body weight less than 45 kg, the daily dosage is calculated as follows: at 2.2 mg per 1 kg of body weight, 2 times a day, and then 2.2-4.4 mg per kg of body weight once a day or 1,1-2,2 per 1 kg of body weight on each receiving two times a day.

In gonorrhea take 600 mg (6 tablets) "Doxycycline" in two stages with an interval of 1 hour.The treatment in this case is 1 day.Or 2 tablets 2 times a day for 7 days. can not be combined "Doxycycline" with alcoholic beverages.

100 mg "Doxycycline" 2 times a day for 7-10 days is prescribed for the treatment of urinary tract infections.

with syphilis recommended dose is 100 mg 2 times a day for two weeks early.For the treatment of late syphilis need to take 1 tablet 2 times knocking in four weeks.

to prevent malaria "Doxycycline" should drink 1 tablet per day for 1-2 days prior to departure in the incidence of malaria by unfavorable country.Then prophylactic medicine should be taken throughout the residence time in a country where malaria infection is possible, and then return for another four weeks.


Doxycycline capsules need to drink plenty of water, preferably on an empty stomach.

During treatment, careful not to miss pills.

If you do forget about the tablet, drink it as soon as possible and continue treatment as directed.

Do not take a double dose of "Doxycycline".