doxycycline


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dox·y·cy·cline

 (dŏk′sĭ-sī′klēn′, -klĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C22H24N2O8, derived from tetracycline.

doxycycline

(ˌdɒksɪˈsaɪklɪn)
n
1. (Medicine) a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat conditions caused by a wide range of bacteria, including anthrax
2. (Pharmacology) a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat conditions caused by a wide range of bacteria, including anthrax
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Noun1.doxycycline - an antibiotic derived from tetracycline that is effective against many infections; "Vibramycin is the trade name of doxycycline"
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
Translations
doxycyklin

doxycycline

n doxiciclina
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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA -- Azithromycin has been shown to be noninferior to doxycycline in the treatment of chlamydia, in a randomized clinical trial conducted in a youth correctional facility.
To the Editor: Doxycycline is an effective antimalarial prophylactic drug when administered as a monotherapy 1 day before, daily during, and for 4 weeks after travel to an area where malaria is endemic (1).
Short courses of the antibiotic doxycycline can be used to treat rickettsial diseases such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever in young children without staining their teeth or weakening tooth enamel, according to a study published in March in the Journal of Pediatrics.
Short-term doxycycline use does not stain kids' teeth, CDC/IHS study finds
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The London-listed company, which has grown over the past year on the back of a shortage of doxycycline in the United States, also raised its full-year generics revenue forecast to $270m, as sales of the antibiotic continued to rise.
Objective--To determine the concentration of doxycycline compounded from doxycycline hyclate tablets into liquid formulations for oral administration in veterinary species and stored for 28 days.
genitalium differs sharply from that of gonorrhea and Chlamydia trachomatis--the other two pathogens most common in urethritis, cervicitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease--clinicians increasingly confront infections unresponsive to or persistent despite a course of doxycycline or azithromycin (Zithromax).
29) The purpose of this randomized controlled clinical trial was to evaluate 21-day doxycycline and azythromycin treatments against experimental C psittaci infections in cockatiels.
9% of 273 soldiers about to be sent to Cote d'Ivoire and was associated with prior malaria prophylaxis with doxycycline.
Taylor and his colleagues now report that a potent antibiotic called doxycycline can penetrate the worm's defenses by attacking Wolbachia, a bacterium that lives symbiotically inside the parasite.