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Doctor insights on: Does Doxycycline Have Any Effect Against Tuberculosis

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Dr. Scott Lindquist
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Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infection (Definition)

Mycobacterium tuberculosis is an infectious organism that spreads by droplets coughed out by an infected person. Infection is established initially in lungs, but can spread within lungs & to other body parts, or can become latent, with reactivation occurring years to decades later. With effective treatment, it can be completely eliminated although drug resistant ...Read more


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Where can I buy doxycycline 100mg?

Where can I buy doxycycline 100mg?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline can be purchased at a pharmacy with a prescription. ...Read more

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How soon for sex after starting doxycycline?

How soon for sex after starting doxycycline?

Was this used for: Tx of chlamydia? If so, wait until your course of treatment is complete and a minimum of 7 days before engaging in sex. ...Read more

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Is 600 mg of doxycycline in one day too much?

Is 600 mg of doxycycline in one day too much?

Family practice : You didn't say what you were being treated for but usual dose is 100-200 mg twice a day. 600 mg is more than you should get. Ask your dr why you need a higher dose. ...Read more

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What to expect when put on doxycycline [vibra-tab]?

Doxycycline: Hopefully - resolution of your infection. If what you want to know is if there are potential side effects please see: http://www.mayoclinic.org/drugs-supplements/doxycycline-oral-route/side-effects/DRG-20068229 ...Read more

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Can doxycycline make you tired?

Can doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is amongst one of the most commonly used and safest antibiotics available. Feeling tired or fatigue is a possible side effect of doxycycline, but the fatigue is generally tolerable and not profound. A long list of things can also cause fatigue including the condition doxycyline is being used for. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline work on boils?

Does doxycycline work on boils?

No: Boils can't usually be treated with antibiotics. Once pus has accumulated, the boil needs to be opened and drained. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Feeling tired is likely not a direct effect of this antibiotic. More likely, if you are feeling more tired than normal, it is a result of a combination of factors, including whatever the reason is for taking the antibiotic. Many people don't feel quite right while taking antibiotics. Try to eat well and get plenty of rest. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline cause c difficile?

Yes: Any antibiotic including, Doxycycline can increase your risk of getting c. Difficile diarrhea. However, because Doxycycline has poor activity against anaerobes (the majority of bacteria found in your colon) it is less likely than other antibiotics to cause c. Difficile diarrhea. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline have side effects?

Occasionally: Doxycycline is a useful antibiotic, but as with all medications, there are possible side effects. Every drug or supplement has some small risks, so a user has to weigh the benefits against the small chance of an allergic reaction or some other problem. Doxycycline is often used to treat acne in teen boys. Users can sunburn more easily. "doxy" is not used in younger kids nor in pregnant women. ...Read more

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Can I take doxycycline for laryngitis?

Laryngitis: Laryngitis typically either viral or from post nasal drip from allergies or sinus infection, most of which are viral. No antibiotic is helpful with a virus. Doxy can be used for sinus infections of bacterial but not most MDs first choice. Drink fluids, don't whisper, and try and rest voice. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of doxycycline?

What are some side effects of doxycycline?

Doxycycline: Some common side effects of Doxycycline include photosensitivity (easy to burn in sun, so important to use sunscreen, keep covered), nausea/vomiting/abdominal discomfort, headache, allergic reactions. Just keep in mind, almost any medication has a long list of potential side effects, but they only occur in a small number of cases. ...Read more

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What are the tests for doxycycline overdose?

Measure levels: It is possible to measure serum levels of this antibiotic in some laboratories, but not necessary. Excessive amounts of Doxycycline will be excreted rapidly in the urine. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline 100 mg used to treat only mono?

No: Doxycyclne is an Antibiotic used for many infections but not effective agaist viruses.Infectious mononucleosis is caused by a virus. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Vibramycin (Definition)

Vibramycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


Dr. Adam Lewis
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Vibra Tabs (Definition)

Vibra-Tabs is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more