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Uses of Doxycycline Injection, Side Effects and Precautions

Posted by [email protected] on February 28, 2019 at 7:25 AM

Doxycycline lyophilized injection is a drug belongs to the category of tetracycline antibiotic. This medication is indicated for the treatment of several infections caused by bacteria like infections of intestine, Urinary tract infection, acne and infections of respiratory system, infections of eyes, gum disease, gonorrhoea, syphilis and Chlamydia. Doxycycline is not useful for the treatment of infections caused by viruses.

Mechanism of action of Doxycycline Injection

Doxyxycline acts by interfaring the bacterial growth which is responsible for bacterial infections.

Side Effects of Doxycycline Injection

Like all medicines doxycycline have some side effects like:

Severe stomach ache, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in urination, irritation in throat, swallowing problem, chest pain, abnormal heart beat, breathing problem, fever, body pain, dizziness, chills, weakness, bleeding, pale skin, yellowing of eyes, dark urine, blurring of vision etc.

Precautions to be taken with Doxycycline Injection

  • If you are going to start doxycycline medication make sure that you are not allergic to the active ingredient doxycycline and any other inactive ingredients used in the formulation.
  • Do not receive any kind of vaccination during this medication.
  • Take extra precaution in pregnancy and breast feeding condition, Avoid this medication during pregnancy conditions also do not take this medication while breast feeding conditions.

Doxycycline is formulated in the dosage form of injection. Number of pharmaceutical companies are in India who are dealing in the manufacturing of Doxycycline injections. Companies like Affy group is the manufacturer of doxycycline lyophilized injection in India for generic market, contract manufacturing, as well as for export manufacturing.

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