About Doxycycline

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About Doxycycline

Doxycycline is effective against a variety of bacterial agents. It can therefore be used in many bacteria-related infections and associated inflammation. These include, for example:

  • acute relapses of chronic bronchitis
  • sinusitis
  • middle ear infections
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infections
  • prostatitis
  • syphilis
  • Cholera
  • biliary infections
  • acne
  • tick-transmitted diseases
  • Eye infections caused by bacteria
  • Inflammation of the oropharynx
  • acute bronchitis
  • skin infections
  • Streptococcal infections
  • conjunctivitis
  • Respiratory diseases with mucus.

The drug is swallowed as a tablet or capsule in these conditions and in more severe cases injected by the doctor.

Due to the widespread use of the drug but also often occur in resistances. For serious illnesses, it makes sense to check beforehand if the pathogen is sensitive to doxycycline.

What is the purpose of this ingredient?

  • cure bacterial infections.

That’s how Doxycycline works

Below you will learn more about the fields of application and the mode of action of doxycycline.
Please also read the information on the drug groups tetracyclines, antibiotics, to which the active ingredient doxycycline belongs.

Applications of the active substance Doxycycline

Doxycycline is effective against a variety of bacterial agents. It can therefore be used in many bacteria-related infections and associated inflammation. These include, for example:

  • acute relapses of chronic bronchitis
  • sinusitis
  • middle ear infections
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infections
  • prostatitis
  • syphilis
  • Cholera
  • biliary infections
  • acne
  • tick-transmitted diseases
  • Eye infections caused by bacteria
  • Inflammation of the oropharynx
  • acute bronchitis
  • skin infections
  • Streptococcal infections
  • conjunctivitis
  • Respiratory diseases with mucus.

The drug is swallowed as a tablet or capsule in these conditions and in more severe cases injected by the doctor.

Due to the widespread use of the drug but also often occur in resistances. For serious illnesses, it makes sense to check beforehand if the pathogen is sensitive to doxycycline.
For the following uses of Doxycycline , in-depth information is available:

    • Inflammation of the oropharynx
    • acne
    • pneumonia
    • acute bronchitis
    • urinary tract infections
    • syphilis
    • tick-transmitted diseases
    • skin infections
    • Streptococcal infections
    • Eye infections caused by bacteria
    • tonsillitis

Cold, sinusitis

  • conjunctivitis
  • otitis media
  • chronic bronchitis
  • respiratory diseases with mucus
  • inflammation

Mode of action of Doxycycline

Doxycycline is an antibiotic in the tetracycline group.

Bacteria, like all living things, must produce proteins to survive and grow. Tetracyclines prevent the build up of proteins in the bacteria so that they can no longer grow. The human immune system can then easily kill the bacteria. As a result, inflammation and the associated symptoms often go back within a few days.

Potential Doxycycline side effects may include:

Doxycycline used to treat the following diseases:

  1. Richard J. Cambridge says:
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    Doxycycline for Tick bite

    Nausea, vomiting after taking on an empty stomach

    Side effects: Vomit; Nausea