Drug Information

Generic Name:

Doxycycline

Pronunciation:

dock-see-SYE-clean

Product Name:

Vibramycin, Monodox

Category:

Antibiotics

How is it given?:

by mouth (PO), intravenous (IV)

Uses:

Urinary tract infection, respiratory infection, skin and soft tissue infection, sexually transmitted diseases, infection of the female pelvis, rheumatic fever prophylaxis, brucellosis, trachoma, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus, Q fever, rickettsia, smallpox, psittacosis, ornithosis, granuloma inguinale, lymphogranuloma venereum

Comment:

This antibiotic is used to treat moderate to severe conditions as described above.

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