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Doctor insights on: Doxycycline And Breastfeeding

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Can I take doxycycline for a sinus infection and continue breastfeeding my 18m old?

Can I take doxycycline for a sinus infection and continue breastfeeding my 18m old?

No: You shouldn't breast feed while taking doxycycline. It is considered "possibly unsafe" studies show it does have the potential to be excreted in your breast milk. ...Read more

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What's the maximum dose of doxycycline?

What's the maximum dose of doxycycline?

100 mg twice daily: Doxycycline is usually given in doses of 100 mg orally or IV twice daily for just about all conditions. Cholera is an exception. The type of condition that is being treated dictates the duration of therapy. ...Read more

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What is vibramycin (doxycycline) used for?

What is vibramycin (doxycycline) used for?

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 types of infections. ...Read more

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Is there doxycycline in penicillin?

Is there doxycycline in penicillin?

No: Penicillin does not contain doxycycline, and there is no cross-reaction between Doxycycline and penicillin for most penicillin allergic patients. ...Read more

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Doxycycline in the freezer, is it ok?

Tightly sealed?: If it's tightly sealed with no condensation it should be safe--but outdated tetracyclines can cause problems. Don't take too much old stuff too long. ...Read more

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What is doxycycline hyclate prescribed for?

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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I'm on doxycycline, and it's making me nauseated, what do I do?

Take with food: Make sure you are taking your Doxycycline with lots of food and water, on a full stomach. It is typically dosed at twice a day. You can reduce dose to once daily first, and increase to twice daily as tolerated. If symptoms persist, stop and call us. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline used for boils?

Is doxycycline used for boils?

Yes: Doxycycline can be an effective anti-infective for use to treat boils. ...Read more

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What is the mechanism of doxycycline in GI upsets?

What is the mechanism of doxycycline in GI upsets?

Chemical irritation: Doxycycline is an irritating, caustic chemical. (Open a capsule or tablet and touch it to your tongue to learn how bitter it is.) It irritates the stomach or intestinal linings. You can reduce the nausea or pain, or sometimes diarrhea, by taking it with food (but not with high calcium foods like milk products). ...Read more

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Doxycycline for hangnail infection?

Nail infection: It may work but normally it is not the first line antibiotic. Normally, Keflex is best choice. Next, would be Bactrim. Another is Augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) or erythromycin. Only if you allergic to these then Doxycycline would be used. ...Read more

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Doxycycline & Accutane side effects?

Few if any: Doxy: most side effects we've experienced are nausea.
Accutane: most side effects we've experienced are dry skin and headache. However, dry skin after use of Accutane should be seen as 'normal'. Because it decreases/controls the function of sebaceous glands which leading to the control of acne. Depression is very rare. Suicide? Only happened in lawsuit, not in my (and my many colleagues’’) exper. ...Read more

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I am taking doxycycline for trichomoniasis?

I am taking doxycycline for trichomoniasis?

May not work.: That is not the usual treatment for Trichomoniasis. It probably will not work. That is a common treatment for other STD'd including chlamydia. ...Read more

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Is doxycycline safe to take during pregnancy?

Not for use in pregn: Pregnant women should not take tetracycline derivatives like Doxycycline during pregnancy unless there are no other antibiotics that can be used to treat the patient. Tetracyclines affect tooth development causing staining deformities and also retard the development of bone. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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. Marvin Ott
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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