Active substances: Doxycycline
This drug works by blocking a bacterial protein from being made.
It does this by binding to certain units of the protein. This stops the protein from growing and treats your infection.
An interaction is when a substance changes the way a drug works. This can be harmful or prevent the drug from working well.
To help avoid interactions, your doctor should manage all of your medications carefully. Examples of drugs that can cause interactions with doxycycline are listed below. Drugs that you should not use with doxycycline Do not use these drugs with doxycycline.
Doing so can cause dangerous effects in your body.
Examples of these drugs include: Penicillin. Taking isotretinoin and doxycycline together can increase your risk of intracranial hypertension.Symptoms can include: burning or pain. Symptoms can include: pain in your in your chest Anemia Pancreatitis fever Serious skin reactions.
Examples of drugs that can cause this type of interaction include: Antacids that contain aluminum, calcium, magnesium, bismuth subsalicylate, and iron-containing preparations Seizure drugs such as barbiturates, carbamazepine, and phenytoin Interactions that can increase side effects Taking doxycycline with certain medications raises your risk of side effects from these drugs.
An example of a drug that could cause this type of interaction is: Warfarin.
The injectable vaccine Typhim Vi is probably preferable to the oral vaccine in pregnant and immunocompromised travelers. Reactions to the vaccine, which are generally mild, include headaches, muscle aches, and low-grade fevers.
The vaccine should not in general be given to those who are younger than six months of age, immunocompromised, or allergic to eggs since the vaccine is produced in chick embryos.
It should also not be given to those with a malignant neoplasm and those with a history of thymus disease or thymectomy. Caution should be exercised before giving the vaccine to those who are between the ages of 6 and 8 months, age 60 years or older, pregnant, or breastfeeding.
Serious allergic reactions, such as hives or asthma, are rare and generally occur in those with a history of egg allergy. Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for all travelers if not previously vaccinated.
A full series consists of three intramuscular doses given at 0, 1 and 6 months. All travelers should take precautions against tick bites.
Tick-bite prevention measures include applying a DEET-containing repellent to exposed skin and permethrin spray or solution to clothing and gear.
Travelers should follow food and drink precautions. Outside of hotels and resorts, we recommend that you boil, filter or purify all drinking water or drink only bottled water or other bottled beverages and do not use ice cubes.
Avoid unpasteurized milk and dairy products.
Peel all fruits. There is no vaccine to prevent dengue illness occurring throughout South America. Dengue fever is a mosquito-transmitted, flu-like viral in severe cases.