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Doctor insights on: Doxycycline Hyclate Vs Monohydrate

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Dr. Gary Pess
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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


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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 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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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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Can doxycycline hyclate 100mg cause a cough?

Can doxycycline hyclate 100mg cause a cough?

Not side effect....: Doxycycline does not typically have cough as a side-effect. However, an allergic reaction could cause bronchospasm which could cause a cough. So, if you are also short of breath, contact your doctor for evaluation. ...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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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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Can you eat meat while taking doxycycline hyclate?

Yes: Eating meat is okay going out in the direct sun isn't. Wait fir a good week after finishing the med before you go tanning this summer ...Read more

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Can you advise me on doxycycline hyclate side effects?

Doxycycline: Potential common side effects include: nausea, vomiting, loose stools, decreased appetite, headache, cold or sensitivity to sunlight. ...Read more

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Can i feed my baby after doxycycline hyclate 100 mg course is over?

Can i feed my baby after doxycycline hyclate 100 mg course is over?

Be careful: The time it takes for Doxycycline to leave your body is 18 to 22 hours assuming you have no kidney issues. However, i assume that you made other plans while on the meds, so wait a 5 says to be carelful. ...Read more

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What's the difference between doxycycline hyclate & doxycycline mono?

Mono vs hyclate: Suffice it to say that there is no appreciable difference in a real world situation, both treat the same thing. ...Read more

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Is low globulin count due to long term use of doxycycline hyclate 150mg?

Doubtful: But possible. Check with your doctor regularly and have blood work to make sure improving. There may be other causes and most of the time this isn't a worrisome issue unless severe or getting worse and worse. ...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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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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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?

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

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Al Hegab
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Doxycin (Definition)

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