Doxy 100 (Injection)
Doxy 100 (Injection) Drug and Prescription Information
Doxy 100 (Injection)
Doxy 100 (Injection) Medication Classification
Doxy 100 (Injection) Brandname
Doxy 100 (Injection) is used for the Treatment
Doxycycline (dox-i-SYE-kleen) Treats infections. This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic.
When To Not Use Doxy 100 (Injection)
You should not use doxycycline if you have ever had an allergic reaction to any tetracycline antibiotic (such as minocycline, tetracycline). Do not give this medicine to children under 8 years old because it can permanently change tooth color. You should not use this medicine if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
How Should You Use Doxy 100 (Injection)
- Your doctor will prescribe your exact dose and tell you how often it should be given. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
- A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine. It may also be given by a home health caregiver.
- You may be taught how to give your medicine at home. Make sure you understand all instructions before giving yourself an injection. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
- Use a new needle and syringe each time you inject your medicine.
- Keep using this medicine for the full treatment time, even if you feel better after the first few doses. Your infection may not clear up if you stop using the medicine too soon.
- Never share your medicine with anyone. If a dose is missed:
- If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, call your doctor, pharmacist, or home health caregiver.
- Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Proper Doxy 100 (Injection) Storage
Store Doxy 100 (Injection) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Doxy 100 (Injection) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Doxy 100 (Injection)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using penicillin, or a blood thinner (Coumadin®).
Doxy 100 (Injection) Warnings
- Make sure your doctor knows if you have liver disease or lupus.
- This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Use a sunscreen when you are outdoors. Avoid sunlamps and tanning beds.
Doxy 100 (Injection) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in face or hands, swelling or tingling in the mouth or throat, tightness in chest, trouble breathing
- Trouble swallowing
- Unusual bleeding or bruising If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite