All the Active Ingredient Drugs
Tetracycline. Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg. CAPS: 10. Acute infects: 200 mg on first
day with food, then 100 mg dly. Acne:
100 mg dly for 6-12 wks. Malaria proph:
100 mg for 1-2 days prior to enter.
malaria area. 100 mg dly. for durat. stay.
To cont. for 3-4 wks. aft. leav.
Infects. due to tetracycl. sens. bact., acne,
prevent. malaria when other drugs not
suit. or parasites resist.
C/I: Pregn., lact., hypersens. See lit.
Tetracycline. Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg. TABS: 7, 10, 14.
Adults: treatment of acute infections is
200 mg on the first day (single dose or
divided into two equal doses with a 12
hour interval), Maintenance dose: 100
mg/day. More severe infections: 200
mg daily. Dosage recommendations in
specific infections: See lit.
Infections due to doxycycline-susceptible
microorganisms. Prophylaxis of malaria
when other drugs are unsuitable or when the
malaria parasite is resistant to other drugs,
especially to Mefloquine.
C/I: Hypersensitivity to doxycycline, any of
its inert ingredients or to any of the
tetracyclines. Obstructive oesophageal
disorders, such as stricture or achalasia.
Pregnancy, lactation, children < 12 years.