Active substances: Doxycycline
However, because drugs interact differently in each person, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible interactions. 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. Symptoms can include: trouble breathing swelling of your throat or tongue If you have an allergic reaction, call your doctor or local poison control center right away.
If your symptoms are severe, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. Taking it again could be fatal cause death. Some foods that are high in calcium include milk and cheese.
If you eat or drink these items, do so at least one hour before taking this drug or one hour after taking this drug. Warnings for people with certain health conditions For women of childbearing age who are overweight: You have a higher risk of high blood pressure inside of your skull from this drug.
Ask your doctor if this drug is right for you. For people with a history of intracranial hypertension: You have a higher risk of high blood pressure inside of your skull from this drug.
Warnings for other groups For pregnant women: There are no adequate studies on the use of doxycycline in pregnant women. Ask your doctor to tell you about the specific risk to the pregnancy. Call your doctor right away if you become pregnant while taking this drug.
Talk to your doctor if you breastfeed your child. Do not drink alcohol while taking doxycycline. There are also some common medicines you should not mix with it. Doxycycline can also be called by the brand name Vibramycin-D.
Who can and can't take doxycycline Doxycycline can be taken by adults and children over 12 years old.
Doxycycline is not usually recommended in pregnancy or when breastfeeding. It isn't suitable for some people. To make sure this medicine is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have: ever had an allergic reaction to doxycycline or any other medicine in the past kidney problems an inflamed food pipe oesophagitis lupus, an autoimmune disease myasthenia gravis, an illness that causes severe muscle wasting 4.