ABOUT THE DRUG:
Doxycycline HCl is a tetracycline antibiotic. Doxycycline HCl is sold under various brands. It belongs to a broad group of antibiotics that are known for the treatment of infections caused by bacteria and protozoa. DOXT-SL contains Doxycycline along with 5 billion spores of lactobacillus sporogenes.
USES OF THE DRUG:
DOXT-SL is used in the treatment of many other bacterial infections, such as Urinary tract Infections, Acne, Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Periodontitis (Gum disease), and others. It is also prescribed for the treatment of blemishes, bumps, and acne like lesions cause by Rosacea. This medicine however, will not treat facial redness caused by Rosacea. It is also used to prevent malaria.
WORKING OF THE DRUG:
The drug works by twin activity, when the spores of L. sporogenes act in the stomach and gut by increasing the number of health friendly bacteria required for intestinal health and the antibiotic tetracycline stops the protein production in bacteria, eventually killing it.
DOXT-SL tablets 100 mg-5 billion spores is manufactured by Dr.Reddy?s, India. You can buy DOXT-SL 100 mg tablet online at Pillsblue.com.
DOSAGE FORM AND STRENGTHS:
This drug is available in the tablets form in the following strength on our website:
DOXT-SL tablets (100 mg)
DO NOT TAKE THE DRUG IF YOU:
Are allergic to this drug or any of the other ingredients present in this medicine
Are pregnant and avoid pregnancy till 7 days of stopping the treatment by using different contraception methods.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR IF YOU:
Have blood pressure or kidney problems
Have serious liver problem
Have serious heart complaint
Have kidney problems
Have bleeding problems
Have stomach ulcerative colitis
HOW MUCH TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Take this drug strictly according to your doctors direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication.
HOW TO TAKE THE DRUG?
Take Doxycycline HCl at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.
FOR HOW LONG TO TAKE IT?
Use this medicine as long as the doctor tells you to take. Use the medication exactly as directed. Never use more or less of it or use it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
An overdose of Doxycycline HCl can make you feel any discomfort get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately.
If you miss a dose of Doxycycline HCl, take it as soon as you remember. Taking too much of tablets to make up the missed one can lead to excess medication in your body which can be harmful.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DOXT SL Capsule 10s:
Blister formation or crusting of the skin
Stinging of the skin
Scaling of skin
Burning sensation on the area applied
COMMON DRUG INTERACTIONS:
Certain other drugs can interact with Doxycycline HCl and increase the risk of serious problems. So, it is necessary to consult your doctor about the following drugs such as:
Ask your doctor to give you a full list of the drugs needed to be avoided while taking the drug as they may interfere it and may cause adverse effects.
THINGS TO REMEMBER:
One should not exceed the dose prescribed by doctor
do not lie for 30 minutes after taking this medicine
Do not use the medicine after the date of expiry
Doxt SL Capsule is a prescription medicine and it is advised to take it as per the doctor’s advice. It can be taken with or without food, but it must be taken at a fixed time to ensure better efficacy. Do not consume more than the recommended dose, as this may have harmful effects on your body. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. The course of the treatment must be completed even if you feel better. Sudden discontinuation of the treatment may affect the potency of the medicine.
Some common side effects
Before taking this medicine, you should tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines for any health condition. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause excessive drowsiness with this medicine. It usually does not impair your ability to drive, but you should not drive if it makes you feel sleepy or dizzy. You must take adequate rest for a faster recovery, also take a healthy diet and drink plenty of water.
USES OF DOXT-SL CAPSULE
- Treatment of Bacterial infections
BENEFITS OF DOXT-SL CAPSULE
In Treatment of Bacterial infections
Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.
SIDE EFFECTS OF DOXT-SL CAPSULE
Common side effects of Doxt SL
- Stomach pain
HOW TO USE DOXT-SL CAPSULE
HOW DOXT-SL CAPSULE WORKS
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.