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Doctor insights on: Doxy Hyclate Vs Monohydrate

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Doxycycline (Definition)

It's an antibiotic that belongs in the ...Read more


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Can u replace doxycycline hyclate with doxycycline monohydrate?

Can u replace doxycycline hyclate with doxycycline monohydrate?

Yes: The active ingredient is doxycycline. They are linked together with something different that is what makes them different. They both work like doxycycline. ...Read more

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Can you exchange doxycycline hyclate with doxycycline monohydrate?

Can you exchange doxycycline hyclate with doxycycline monohydrate?

DOXYCYCLINES: Many dermatologists i know have found no difference between them.
I prescribe either. Results are usually the same for both. ...Read more

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I am an MD in a tertiary care outpatient Wound Center. Do you have any strong sense whether doxycycline hyclate or monohydrate is clinically superior? I sometimes hear that one leads to less GI discomfort, but I cannot seem to find a definitive source. T

I am an MD in a tertiary care outpatient Wound Center. Do you have any strong sense whether doxycycline hyclate or monohydrate is clinically superior? I sometimes hear that one leads to less GI discomfort, but I cannot seem to find a definitive source.  T

Join us, Dr. Marin!: HI, why don't you join us docs? It's a great community and we can e-mail each other through the interface and talk to peers that we would never meed otherwise. Truly a supportive bunch. When Vibramycin, (doxycycline) (d. hyclate) was approved, it touted less GI upset and that supported my scant clinical experience. However, recently, a patient said that he had better acne control with the monohydrate. ...Read more

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Which is better for treating malaria?Doxycycline monhydrate or doxycycline hyclate

Equivalent: Both are equivalent forms of doxycycline, get whichever version is available at your pharmacy. ...Read more

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What is doxycycline hyclate prescribed for?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is an antibiotic that can be prescribed to treat May treat: Lyme disease, Pneumonia, Anthrax, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Rickettsiosis, Pleural effusion, Bacterial pneumonia or Mycoplasma infection. ...Read more

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What is Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg used for?

Antibiotic: Used for many purposes, mainly preventing or treating an infection ...Read more

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Which is cheaper? Doxycycline hyclate or monohyclate?

Ask the druggest: Prices can vary a lot from drug store to drug store. There has been a recent huge increase in Doxycycline prices since tetracycline went off the market. Supply and demand. ...Read more

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What is the medicine doxycycline hyclate 100mg prescribed for?

What is the medicine doxycycline hyclate 100mg prescribed for?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline can be used to treat Lyme disease, Pneumonia, Anthrax, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Rickettsiosis, Pleural effusion, Bacterial pneumonia or Mycoplasma infection. ...Read more

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Doxycycline hyclate 20mg vs 50mg vs 100ms, which should I take?

Doxycycline dose: The usual dose of Doxycycline ia 100 mg twice daily for 10-14 days. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline hyclate used to treat endometiosis?

Is doxycycline hyclate used to treat endometiosis?

No: No. It won't treat endometriosis. It can be used to treat certain types of endometritis. Endometritis is a uterine infection. Endometriosis is not an infection and doesn't respond to antibiotics. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What is the medicine doxycycline hyclate 100mg typically used for?

What is the medicine doxycycline hyclate 100mg typically used for?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline can be used to treat Lyme disease, Pneumonia, Anthrax, Lymphogranuloma venereum, Rickettsiosis, Pleural effusion, Bacterial pneumonia, or Mycoplasma infection . ...Read more

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Doxycycline hyclate helps with strep ?

Doxycycline hyclate helps with strep ?

Maybe: Doxycycline potentially can treat group a strep, the pathogen that causes strep throat, however resistance rates are about 20% in the community.You may want to discuss with her provider, based on her allergy profile, a better choice. ...Read more

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What are the doxycycline hyclate side effects?

Vibramycin (doxycycline) AE's: Aside from usual: nausea vomiting & diarrhea with all meds, common adverse effects associated with Doxycycline hyclate are photosensitivity (do not go out in the sun without great protection on this drug) and muscle aches (6-7%). Rare but serious ae is a severe drug allergy of skin (stevens johnsons or ten). Also reported liver toxicity; skin, bone & teeth discoloration especially in unborn babys. ...Read more

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My dad made raviolis for dinner, would i be okay for taking doxycycline hyclate in a half hour?

OK: You will be OK. The medication may not be as effective as the absorption may not be as good, but the medication will not harm you if you take it around the time of meals. ...Read more

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Are clindamycin and doxycycline hyclate the same?

Are clindamycin and doxycycline hyclate the same?

No: Clindamycin is a lincosamide antibiotic while Doxycycline is a type of tetracycline antibiotic. There are totally different, not chemically related and have different antibacterial spectra. ...Read more

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What happens if i drink alcohol while taking doxycycline hyclate?

Not much: That is unless you're abusing alcohol. Otherwise a few drinks now and then shouldn't matter. If you've got a drinking problem however, it's time to get honest with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of pill is doxycycline hyclate?

Doxycycline : Doxycycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic that is not infrequently used to treat chlamydia infections. It has several other uses. It has few side effects. ...Read more

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How long should it take for doxycycline hyclate to take effect?

Depends on disease: For an acute infection , one should not be getting worse 48 hours after beginning med. For chronic infection may take a little longer to see clear improvement. ...Read more

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What is the difference in doxycycline hyclate and other doxycycline drugs?

Chemistry: There are slightly different chemical compounds, but your body and the bacteria can't tell a difference. ...Read more

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Will I be able to lose the weight I've gained on doxycycline hyclate once I stop taking the medication?

Weight gain: I am unaware that doxycycline would cause weight gain. Actually it has more GI side effects that are usually associated with weight loss. Talk to your doctor or provider about your weight gain. I think it is likely related to something else. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline hyclate 100mg twice daily continue working after completing the 10 day course,and if so, for how long ?

Does doxycycline hyclate 100mg twice daily continue working after completing the 10 day course,and if so, for how long ?

MED KINETICS: Unfortunately medication does not last in the bloodstream beyond a certain time based upon the drug's pharmacokinetics. Beyond the period of time you mentioned this drug will typically only last about 22 hours before it is no longer detectable. ...Read more

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I am prescribed 100MG doxycycline hyclate. It says not to lie down for 30 minutes after taking it, what will happen if I do lie down after taking it?

Esophagitis: Doxycycline can cause drug-induced esophagitis, or inflammation of the esophagus. You are instructed not to lay down so that the pill can travel quickly down the esophagus and into the stomach. If you lay down there is the potential that the pill will remain in your esophagus as it dissolves and cause inflammation. ...Read more