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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It 's necessary to use metronidazole in addition to doxycycline and a cephalosporin to cover all the bacteria species associated with pelvic inflammatory disease, according one study "The coadministration of a cephalosporin with doxycycline for women with PID provides coverage for all anaerobic pathogens except Prevotella species.
PRAGUE -- Recent evidence dictates the need to reassess the roles of doxycycline and azithromycin in treating Chlamydia trachomatis nongonococcal urethritis, according to Dr.
In an advisory issued on Sunday, Health Secretary Enrique Ona told the people afflicted with the bacterial infection to ask for a doctor's prescription bearing the generic names of doxycycline and any other medicines they need to prescribe.
In a randomized placebo-controlled trial, both antibiotics had good overall ef-fectiveness, with an 84% clinical cure rate for azithromycin and a 78% rate for doxycycline.
3 Treat dogs with doxycycline at the rate of 10 milligrams per kilogram of body weight twice a day for four weeks (give half as much if a dog cannot tolerate the higher dose).
Azithromycin doesn't beat doxycycline in the treatment of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) on at least one count ("Azithromycin for PID beats doxycycline on all counts," J Fam Pract.
Objective: To determine drug content (potency) of compounded doxycycline formulations for veterinary use and of United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA)-approved doxycycline formulations for human use < 24 hours after receipt (day 1) and after 21 days of storage under recommended conditions (day 21).
Mayne Pharma Group Limited is pleased to announce that the US Food and Drug Ad ministration (FDA) has granted approval of its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for doxycycline hyclate immediate release (IR) tablets (75 mg and 150 mg) in the United States.
ORLANDO -- A 6-week course of doxycycline is an effective alternative to prednisolone for initial treatment of bullous pemphigoid in elderly patients, who may be particularly vulnerable to the potentially serious side effects of steroids.
Research by University College London (UCL) and the University of Zurich has revealed the common antibiotic doxycycline could be used for the prevention or treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), Pharmafile reported on Wednesday.
A common antibiotic called doxycycline can disrupt the formation of negative thoughts and fears in the brain and may prove useful in treating or preventing post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to research by British and Swiss scientists.
Several national and regional guidelines currently recommend doxycycline (100 mg 2x/d for 21 d) as first-line therapy for rectal LGV (5,6,15,16).