doxycycline


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Synonyms for doxycycline

an antibiotic derived from tetracycline that is effective against many infections

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Twelve percent of the women had Prevotella species in their endometrium that were resistant to both ceftriaxone and doxycycline, but not metronidazole.
Data from two head-to-head comparative trials show that doxycycline proved significantly more effective than azithromycin in clearing chlamydial NGU in one study and had a markedly lower C.
A 100-milligram capsule of generic doxycycline costs between P2 and P15, depending on the manufacturer and they are available in government hospital drugstores and commercial drugstores, according to Ona.
genitalium infection, when treated with the standard therapy recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: a single dose of 1 g of azithromycin, or a 7-day regimen of 100 mg of doxycycline taken twice a day.
Studies have shown that weekly ivermectin used along with pulsed doxycycline can reduce the number of adult heart-worms by more than 78 percent over 36 weeks.
For a cash-paying patient, the recommended dose of azithromycin will cost approximately $42 (local pharmacy, as of December 4, 2007) to $60, while doxycycline will run between $4 (at pharmacies with special pricing on some generics) and $10.
Sample: FDA-approved doxycycline tablets (100 mg), capsules (100 mg), and liquid suspension (10 mg/mF), and compounded doxycycline formulations from three pharmacies (tablets [25, 100, and 150 mg; one product/source], chews [100 mg; one product/source], and liquid suspensions or solution [6 mg/mF, two sources and 50 mg/mF, one source]).
Doxycycline hyclate IR tablets are a generic version of Acticlate tablets, a tetracycline-class antibacterial indicated for the treatment of a number of infections, including adjunctive therapy in severe acne.
While not as effective or quick-acting as prednisolone, doxycycline effected a cure in 74% of elderly patients who received it for 6 weeks in the Bullous Pemphigoid Steroids and Tetracyclines (BLISTER) trial.
Participants were administered with either doxycycline or placebo, and shown various colours with a 50% chance of being given an electric shock in an attempt to build an association between the two, with fear responses being measured.
In a specially designed trial involving 76 healthy volunteers who were given either the drug or a placebo dummy pill, those who were on doxycycline had a 60 percent lower fear response than those who were not.
To capture all relevant articles, we did not restrict the search strategy specifically to doxycycline or rectal LGV.
The combination of rifampin, doxycycline, and streptomycin often is used whereas in non-responded or complicated cases, quinolones could be added to the conventional treatment as a third agent (Falagas and Bliziotis, 2006).
They specifically cited doxycycline hyclate 100 milligram, an antibiotic for which the price doubled in the year through June 2014.
The WHO recommends doxycycline (200 mg/day) plus rifampin (600-900 mg/day) orally for six weeks for treating brucellosis.