Active Ingredient: Doxycycline
About doxycycline Doxycycline is an antibiotic.
Other muscle powers and sense examinations were normal. Concerning the evaluation of deep tendon reflexes, reflexes for both triceps muscles were decreased, though all other reflexes were normal.
Neck stiffness, Kernig sign, Brudzinski, and bilateral Babinski signs were negative.
Laboratory tests were taken on admission and results were as follows: haemoglobin Hb 9.
Moreover, two blood cultures, taken after forty-eight hours, were negative.
Absorption of tetracycline occurs in the stomach and the upper small intestine. Absorption of tetracyclines has been reported to be impaired by milk products, aluminum hydroxide gels, sodium bicarbonate, calcium and magnesium salts, laxatives containing magnesium and iron preparations.
The mechanisms responsible for decreased absorption appear to be chelation and an increase in gastric pH. Recent research has shown no significant loss of effectiveness in oral contraceptives while using most tetracycline antibiotics including doxycycline, although many physicians still recommend the use of barrier contraception for people taking the drug to prevent unwanted pregnancy.
You can be sitting, standing or walking.
This will stop the medicine irritating your food pipe or stomach. What if I forget to take it?
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember, unless it's nearly time for your next dose. In this case, just leave out the missed dose and take your next dose as normal. Never take 2 doses at the same time.
Never take an extra dose to make up for a forgotten one. You could also ask your pharmacist for advice on other ways to remember your medicines. What if I take too much?