Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg PER CAPSULE

Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg PER CAPSULE
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Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic used to fight infections. Some infections that respond well to doxycycline include urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, blood-borne infections, wound infections, and tick-borne diseases. Doxycycline is most useful in treating tick-borne bacterial diseases, like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, lyme disease, and ehrlichiosis. Doxycycline is also known to treat water-borne infections such as leptospirosis. Doxycycline slows down bacterial growth by inhibiting protein synthesis in susceptible organisms, resulting in their death.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Once-a-day broad-spectrum antibiotic
  • Treats Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever
  • Treats a variety of infections
  • Also can treat urinary tract infections

How it works

Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that treats bacterial infections. It works by interrupting the production of proteins by bacteria. Its effective against a wide variety of bacteria.

Storage:

Should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

How to use

  • Give doxycycline for the entire length of time prescribed by your veterinarian, even though symptoms may improve before the infection is completely treated.
  • Do not give doxycycline to pregnant or nursing animals.

Give as directed by your veterinarian. Follow the instructions printed on the prescription label. Store doxycycline at room temperature. Be sure to complete the prescription to ensure a full recovery, even if your pet seems to be improving, unless instructed otherwise by your veterinarian. Allow your pet access to plenty of water. Doxycycline can be given with or without food but should not be given with dairy products.

Cautions

Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Do not use in animals with a known sensitivity to doxycycline. Do not use in pregnant animals. Let your veterinarian know if your pet is on any other medications, as interactions with certain medicines can occur. Do not administer any calcium-containing medications, antacids, laxatives, or multivitamins within 2 hours of the last doxycycline dose. Notify your veterinarian if your animal suffers from kidney or liver disease. Doxycycline may increase skin’s sensitivity to sunlight. Store at room temperature. Store protected from light and moisture.

Possible side effects:

Allergic reactions and serious side effects are rare, but in the case of an allergic reaction or a serious side effect you should stop doxycycline treatment and seek veterinary attention. Some common signs of allergic reactions and serious side effects are hives, breathing difficulty, facial swelling, loss of appetite, or dark colored urine.