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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Treatment of severe peri-implant bone loss using autogenous bone and a bioabsorbable polymer that delivered doxycycline (Atridox).
The antimicrobials have included metronidazole in an ointment form (Elyzol), chlorhexidine (Periochip) as well as doxycycline either in a fiber form (Actisite), or also in a polymeric delivery system (Atridox).
Early intervention with a locally applied antibiotic or antimicrobial, such as Arestin Atridox, PerioChip, or Dentomycin or subgingival irrigation with an antiseptic agent such as peroxide, Listerine, or chlorhexidine using a plastic irrigation tip may help to slow or reverse the inflammation [32, 33].