Active substances: Doxycycline
Taking doxycycline during the last half of pregnancy can cause permanent tooth discoloration later in the baby's life.
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant. What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose.
Do not take two doses at one time. What happens if I overdose? What should I avoid while taking doxycycline?
Do not take iron supplements, multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking doxycycline. Avoid taking any other antibiotics with doxycycline unless your doctor has told you to.
Doxycycline could make you sunburn more easily. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen SPF 30 or higher when you are outdoors.
If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, call your doctor.
Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to. What are the possible side effects of doxycycline? Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction hives, difficult breathing, swelling in your face or throat or a severe skin reaction fever, sore throat, burning in your eyes, skin pain, red or purple skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling.
Always speak with your healthcare provider about possible interactions with all prescription drugs, vitamins, herbs and supplements, and over-the-counter drugs that you are taking.
Doxycycline oral tablet comes with several warnings. Allergy warning Doxycycline can cause a severe allergic reaction.