Doxycycline is a bacteriostatic antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as chlamydia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and Lyme disease associated with susceptible organisms.
Who is Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg Tablet for?
Cats and dogs.
Why use Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg Tablet?
This medication effectively treats: Urinary Tract Infections Bladder Infections Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Chlamydia Lyme Disease
How does Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg Tablet work?
Doxycycline is an oxytetracycline antibiotic that prevents bacteria from growing and generating protein. It is a synthetic, water-soluble antibiotic.
How is Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg Tablet sold?
Sold by the tablet in strengths of 100 mg.
What are the side effects of Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg Tablet?
Potential side effects include: Diarrhea Vomiting Mild Nausea Although these symptoms can be frustrating, they are not typically indicators of a severe reaction. Continue treatment and consult a veterinarian if your pet experiences a side effect.
What special precautions are there?
Unless your veterinarian instructs otherwise, do not let your pet consume any type of dairy during treatment with this medication. Do not administer to dogs with kidney or liver disorders. Prior to administration, tell your veterinarian about any antibiotic allergies your pet may have (including tetracycline, panmycin, dynacin, minocin, declomycin, and sunmycin). Giving this drug to a nursing or pregnant dog can result in inhibited bone growth in her puppies.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg Tablet?
Keep product stored in a dry and cool environment.
Hydration can assist in reducing the severity of some adverse responses. While taking this medicine, make sure your pet has access to water at all times. The absorption of doxycycline is unaffected by taking it with meals.
Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea are common overdose symptoms. In the event of an accidental overdose, seek veterinary help. If you forget to administer a dose, administer it as soon as you recall. Never give two doses at once, even if it's almost time for another. When your dog is on this medicine, don't give him any milk or dairy products. Antibiotic absorption may be hampered as a result of these. When your pet is on this medicine, make sure he or she has continual access to fresh, clean drinking water. Follow your veterinarian's instructions for using this medicine. Never use a different dose or for a longer period of time than advised. Consult a veterinarian if you feel the infection is still active. Even if your pet's symptoms appear to be improving, do not stop using the medication until your veterinarian tells you to. For dogs, the usual dosage is 2 to 5 mg per pound of body weight every 12 to 24 hours. Doxycycline is usually supplied as 100mg pills or capsules at pharmacies.