Coming soon. Treats bacterial infections. Vibramycin (Doxycycline) is good for treating many bacterial infections. It is also available as generic. However, it can make birth control pills less effective. You also have to protect yourself against sunburn. How it works Coming soon. Vibramycin (Doxycycline) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops bacteria by preventing them from reproducing and repairing themselves. Type of medication Coming soon. Antibiotic
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More about Doxycycline side effects » Risk factors for serious side effects Coming soon. › Using oral birth control pills › Long antibiotic treatment period › Women of childbearing age › Women of childbearing age › Overweight or obese › Taking isotretinoin (Accutane) Detailed Vibramycin (Doxycycline) risks & warnings » Pregnancy category C FDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
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Weight No specific weight-related info. No specific weight-related info. Upsides and benefits Coming soon. › Available in generic. › Available in different forms: tablet, capsule, and suspension. › Used to treat many types of bacterial infections. › Less resistance seen in bacteria to this antibiotic. Your doctor may run tests to see which antibiotics will kill the bacteria causing your infection. Downsides and risks Coming soon. › Can't be used in pregnant women and children under 8 years old. › Makes your skin more sensitive to the sun. › Has to be taken with plenty of water and food and you have to stay upright for 30 minutes afterwards to avoid stomach irritation. › Can make birth control less effective. › Can cause diarrhea. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Coming soon. › Take the medication exactly how your doctor tells you to. › If you're using birth control pills, this medication can make them less effective. › Wear sunblock if you have to go out into the sun since your skin can become more sensitive to sunburn. › Can cause diarrhea, nausea or vomiting. › Space out any vitamins by at least two hours. › Take with plenty of food and liquids. › Don't take any medications with bismuth (Pepto-Bismol, Kaopectate) while taking this medication. › Don't lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking this medication. Learn more More about Duac Side effects FDA package insert More about Doxycycline Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert