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Doctor insights on: Doxycycline Calcium Oral Suspension Dosage

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Milk (calcium) is said to interact with Doxycycline, actually reducing its absorption. Can i have milk and cereal morning and Doxycycline afternoon?

Milk (calcium) is said to interact with Doxycycline, actually reducing its absorption. Can i have milk and cereal morning and Doxycycline afternoon?

Doxycycline: Absorption of tetracycline is in stomach and upper small intestine. Absorption of tetracyclines may be impaired by milk products, aluminum hydroxide gels, sodium bicarbonate, calcium and magnesium salts and iron preparations. The mechanisms responsible for decreased absorption seems to be chelation and an increase in gastric pH. It is therefore advisable to take doxycycline on an empty stomach. ...Read more

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Both big and I on doxycycline for chlaymdia.We had u protected sex day 2 for me and day 1 for him. Did we reinfect and should we stop the 7 day dosage?

Both big and I on doxycycline for chlaymdia.We had u protected sex day 2 for me and day 1 for him. Did we reinfect and should we stop the 7 day dosage?

Complete treatment: Although it is recommended that persons with chlamydia not have sex for a week after treatment, usually there is no harm if both members of a couple have been treated and they have sex only with each other. I would advise no sex or at least use condoms for now. For sure continue your doxycycline as prescribed. No sex with anyone else, and both get retested after 3-4 weeks. Good luck! ...Read more

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What dosage of doxycycline can cause a miscarriage?

What dosage of doxycycline can cause a miscarriage?

Not sure: Doxycycline is not recommended during pregnancy can cause staing of the baby's teeth among other things. Standrd therapeutic dose should not cause a miscarriage. ...Read more

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What is the doxycycline dosage for sinusitis?

What is the doxycycline dosage for sinusitis?

Necessary?: In most cases, we don't recommend treating sinusitis with antibiotics. However, in more severe or prolonged cases, the usual dose would be 100 mg twice a day. ...Read more

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Is stopping my daily dosage of 150mg Doxycycline for acne enough to trigger relapse within 3 days? I took it for 7 days, and stopped when it's better.

Is stopping my daily dosage of 150mg Doxycycline for acne enough to trigger relapse within 3 days? I took it for 7 days, and stopped when it's better.

Maybe: Acne is quite variable and some people can stop almost any type of treatment after improvement and remain clear, some cannot.If it returns in the same pattern you may need it for longer.Some take it on and off for months at a time to maintain control. ...Read more

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What dosage of doxycycline should be taken for cold?

What dosage of doxycycline should be taken for cold?

No dose: Doxycycline should not be taken for a cold. A cold is a viral infection. Doxycycline is an antibotic, effective against bacterial infections but not viral infections. When taken for a cold, Doxycycline is a placebo. ...Read more

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