- Benzoyl Peroxide
- Penicillin G Potassium
- Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Doxylin* used for?
Generic for Doxylin* (Doxycycline) is a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, which include acne, periodontitis (gum disease), cholera, urinary tract infection, amebic dysentery, gonorrhea, and chlamydia. Besides, this medicine is also used to prevent malaria and pink eye (conjunctivitis). It works by interrupting the growth of bacteria. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Doxylin* ?
The dosage of Generic for Doxylin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician's instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Doxylin* with a full glass of water. After taking this medication, do not lie down for 30 minutes.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Doxylin*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Doxylin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Doxylin*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Doxylin*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Doxylin* ?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Doxylin*
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Doxylin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Doxylin* can interact with antacids, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, penicillin antibiotics, cholesterol-lowering medications, anti-seizure medications, and barbiturates.
Also, tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Doxylin* ?
Like other medicines, Generic for Doxylin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Doxylin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Doxylin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Doxylin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Doxylin* can cause side effects such as stomach upset, vomiting, diarrhea, vaginal itching, and headache. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are blurred vision, liver or kidney problems, difficulty breathing, dark colored urine, and yellowing of the skin or eyes. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Doxylin*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Doxylin* ?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Doxylin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Doxylin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Doxylin*?
How will Generic for Doxylin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Doxylin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Doxylin* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Doxylin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Generic for Doxylin* should not be used during pregnancy as it may be harmful to the unborn baby. Also, while taking this medicine, breast-feeding should be avoided. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight.