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Doxycycline (Vibramycin, Oracea, Adoxa, Atridox and Others) is a synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from tetracycline. It is used to treat many different types of infections, including respiratory tract infections due to Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, or Mycoplasma pneumoniae. It also is used for the treatment of nongonococcal urethritis (due to Ureaplasma), Rocky mountain spotted fever, typhus, chancroid, cholera, brucellosis, anthrax, syphilis, and acne. It is important to be aware of drug interactions, effects on pregnancy and nursing mothers, as well as common side effects on the user.

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Terms related to doxycycline:

  • Adoxa
  • Atridox
  • Oracea
  • Vibramycin