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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Risk vs Benefit: Long term use of antibiotics can cause side effects. If the medication is prescribed by a doctor for your diagnosis and it is helping that is good. ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Doxycycline: This is a tetracycline derivative. It is an antibiotic effective against a variety of bacteria and other microorganisms and can be used in various ty ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Photosensitivity: Doxycycline can cause photosensitivity, i.e. increased susceptibilty to sunburn. While taking the drug and for a few days after the last dose, keep co ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Bress
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
See below: Vibramycin isthe brand name for the antibiotic doxycycline. This can be used to treat some lung infections, chlamydia, pelvic inflammatory disease, in ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clay Watson
15 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Doxycycline is the generic name
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sadaf Mustafa
6 years experience in Internal Medicine
Vibramycin : Hello and welcome to HealthTap, we do recommend to take it on full stomach since it can cause esophageal irritation. I hope it helps. Thank you
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience in Dermatology
Typically all gone: by one month after stopping
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ortman
Specializes in Geriatrics
Probably not: Though it has been reported in long term use, it is very rare and another reason should be sought.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nima Moghaddas
27 years experience in Podiatry
No...: First of all u shouldn't probably have left over antibiotics...:) and if u r not certain about your diagnosis of cellulitis you may do more harm than ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Whatever ur doctor: Prescribed, it is usually 100mg once a day

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