Doxycycline Hyclate Oral Tablet 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Doxycycline Hyclate: Oral tablet (100mg)

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Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tab
Blu Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Pill Identification: B 312 
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Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tab
Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
Pill Identification: WW 112 
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Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tab
Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.
Pill Identification: WW 112 
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Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tab
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Inc.
Pill Identification: MP 37 
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Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

DOXYCYCLINE (dox i SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Doxycycline Hyclate: Oral tablet(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tablet

NDC: 246580312
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Endocarditis, Gonorrhea, Relapsing Fever, Chancroid, Periodontitis, Community-acquired Pneumonia, Tularemia, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Epididymitis, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Plague, Bacterial Conjunctivitis, Murine Typhus, Amebiasis, Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis, Syphilis, Anthrax, Anthrax Prophylaxis, Actinomycosis, Psittacosis, Urethritis, Yaws, Sinusitis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Cholera, Pharyngitis, Chlamydia Infection, Scrub Typhus, Pneumonia, Brucellosis, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Bartonellosis, Non-gonococcal Urethritis (NGU), Acne Vulgaris, Granuloma Inguinale, Listeriosis, Cervicitis, Malaria Prophylaxis, Rickettsial Pox

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Orthopedic Device-related Infection, Lyme Arthritis, Proctitis, Cellulitis, Dentoalveolar Infection, Tularemia Prophylaxis, Tubo-ovarian Abscess, Filariasis, Chlamydial Infection Prophylaxis, Legionnaire's Disease, Plague Prophylaxis, Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease Prophylaxis, Leptospirosis, Osteomyelitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Q Fever, Erythema Migrans, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) Eradication, Prostatitis, Lyme Carditis, Bone And Joint Infections, Lyme Meningitis, Surgical Infection Prophylaxis, Malaria, Dental Infection

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_19478.JPG
Blu Pharmaceuticals, LLC
Pill Identification: B 312 
Shape: round
Color: beige

Reported Side Effects for Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tablet

Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
1.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
1.0-3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Throat Irritation Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Calcium-containing foods and Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tablet(Doxycycline Hyclate)
Calcium-containing foods and Doxycycline(Doxycycline Hyclate)
Take Doxycyline with plenty of fluid to reduce the risk of irritation to the stomach or esophagus (tube leading from mouth to stomach). For best results give Doxycycline at least 1 hour prior to or 2 hours after a meal and/or milk. Doxycycline may be taken with foods or milk if stomach irritation occurs.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Foods High in Iron and Doxycycline Hyclate 100mg Tablet(Doxycycline Hyclate)
Foods High in Iron and Doxycycline(Doxycycline Hyclate)
Take Doxycyline with plenty of fluid to reduce the risk of irritation to the stomach or esophagus (tube leading from mouth to stomach). For best results give Doxycycline at least 1 hour prior to or 2 hours after a meal and/or milk. Doxycycline may be taken with foods or milk if stomach irritation occurs.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 2 - Risk Documented in Humans

Second Trimester

Class 2 - Risk Documented in Humans

Third Trimester

Class 2 - Risk Documented in Humans

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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