Doxyjack Capsule 10's
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Doxyjack Capsule 10's belongs to a group of medications called tetracycline antibiotics, used to treat bacterial infections. Doxyjack Capsule 10's treats urinary tract infections, intestinal infections, respiratory infections, eye infections, sexually transmitted infections (like gonorrhoea, syphilis), gum infections, diseases (like periodontitis), and others. Besides this, Doxyjack Capsule 10's also treats acne-like lesions caused by rosacea. However, it does not treat facial redness caused by rosacea.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's being an antibiotic prevents the growth of bacterial cells (the bad ones!) by preventing the formation of the outer protein layer of bacteria (cell wall) responsible for bacteria's growth and multiplication. It is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, i.e. it acts against various bacteria. It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic, i.e. it stops bacteria growth but does not kill them.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's should only be taken if advised by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food but should be consumed at a fixed time for the best results. You should complete the course of Doxyjack Capsule 10's as your doctor prescribes for better results. Some common side effects of Doxyjack Capsule 10's are nausea (feeling or being sick), vomiting, diarrhoea etc. Please consult your doctor if these side effects become troublesome.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's is pregnancy category D (high risk) medicines, so its use in pregnant and nursing mothers is not recommended. Use of Doxyjack Capsule 10's during tooth development (last half of pregnancy, infancy, and childhood up to the age of 8 years) may cause teeth staining (yellow-grey-brown). Do not consume alcohol as it may cause excessive drowsiness when taken along with Doxyjack Capsule 10's. Before using Doxyjack Capsule 10's, tell your doctor if you ever had an allergy to Doxyjack Capsule 10's, have kidney problems, liver problems, swollen food pipe (esophagitis) or muscle disease (myasthenia gravis). Please do not drink alcohol with Doxyjack Capsule 10's as it may increase the unpleasant side effects like drowsiness and dizziness.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's is a type of tetracycline class of antibiotic which is effective against a wide range of bacteria, including gram-negative, gram-positive bacteria, anaerobes, and some parasites. It is prescribed for treating various bacterial infections of the respiratory tract (influenza, pneumonia), genitourinary area (syphilis, gonorrhoea), anthrax infection, sinuses, eye, and skin. Besides this, it is also indicated in the tick-borne infections (typhus fever) caused by the Rickettsia group of bacteria like typhus fever. Off-label, usage includes the prophylaxis or prevention of malaria in the prone area and the treatment of acne. Sometimes your doctor might prescribe you Doxyjack Capsule 10's as an alternative medicine to penicillin when penicillin is contraindicated.
Iron and antacid (like magnesium hydroxide and aluminium hydroxide) may bind to Doxyjack Capsule 10's in the gastrointestinal tract, lowering its efficiency. So, a gap of at least 2 hours should be maintained between intake of Doxyjack Capsule 10's and iron supplements and antacids. Prolonged use of Doxyjack Capsule 10's during tooth development (last half of pregnancy, infancy, and childhood to the age of 8 years) may cause permanent discolouration of the teeth (yellow-grey-brown). Besides this, in some cases, the use of Doxyjack Capsule 10's causes antibiotic-associated diarrhoea. Doxyjack Capsule 10's may cause sensitive skin to sunlight and ultraviolet rays, causing an exaggerated sunburn reaction. Hence it is advisable to apply sunscreen before going outside. Its use has also been associated with an increased risk of fungal skin infections like (vaginal candidiasis - thrush). Tetracycline and Doxyjack Capsule 10's can form a stable calcium complex in bone-forming tissue, thereby affecting the growth of fibula bones in young children and bone development in the foetus. Using a Doxyjack Capsule 10's with isotretinoin should be avoided as it has been reported to cause pseudotumor cerebri (increased pressure inside the brain). Long-term use of Doxyjack Capsule 10's may affect your blood, kidney, and liver health, so yearly diagnostics test of these parameters is recommended. Doxyjack Capsule 10's does not completely prevent malaria caused by P. falciparum as a Doxyjack Capsule 10's is given only for the prophylactic regimen (protection) whenever anyone enters a malaria-prone area.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Doxyjack Capsule 10's is contraindicated in persons who have shown hypersensitivity to any of the tetracycline or penicillin, retinoid medications taken by mouth (such as acitretin, isotretinoin), blood thinners (such as warfarin), heart disease medicine (digoxin), anti-seizure medications (such as phenytoin, carbamazepine), antacids (especially those containing aluminium, calcium, or magnesium, bismuth subsalicylate), iron supplements, and oral birth control pills.
Drug-Food Interactions: Food containing calcium and iron should be avoided within 2 hours of Doxyjack Capsule 10's as it may affect Doxyjack Capsule 10's effectiveness. Avoid alcohol intake as it may lead to drowsiness and affect Doxyjack Capsule 10's absorption.
Drug-Disease Interactions: Doxyjack Capsule 10's should not be given to people with kidney problems, liver problems, swollen food pipe (esophagitis), lupus disease (an autoimmune disease), muscle disease (myasthenia gravis).
Doxyjack Capsule 10's should not be taken until prescribed if you are taking alcohol. Keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's is a Pregnancy Category D. There are no adequate and well-controlled studies on the use of doxycycline in pregnant women. In some cases, taking Doxyjack Capsule 10's during pregnancy may affect tooth and bone development in the unborn baby. So, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy contact the doctor before using a Doxyjack Capsule 10's.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's is excreted in the breast milk however, the extent of absorption of Doxyjack Capsule 10's, by the breastfed infant is not known. Hence, the nursing mother before using a Doxyjack Capsule 10's should contact the doctor.
The effect of doxycycline on the ability to drive or operate heavy machinery has not been fully studied but there is no evidence to suggest that doxycycline may affect the ability to drive. Discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns or are having unusual sleepiness or drowsiness after taking Doxyjack Capsule 10's.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
At the recommended doses, Doxyjack Capsule 10's is safe to use in patients with kidney disease and no dose adjustment is warranted. If prescribed by a doctor, Doxyjack Capsule 10's can be safely used. But it is best to discuss with your doctor if you have a known kidney disease/condition.
Use of Doxyjack Capsule 10's during tooth development in infants and children below 8 years of age may cause permanent staining of teeth (yellow-grey-brown). So, it is not recommended for children below 8 years of age.
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Bacterial infection: A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply and infect our body. It can target any body part and multiple very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Few harmful bacteria that cause infections include Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, and E.coli. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine can make you more prone to bacterial infection.
Rosacea: Rosacea is a skin infection that causes a persistent redness in the centre of your face. Small blood vessels on the cheeks and nose are often inflamed and red. Many people with rosacea also develop pimples on their faces, similar to acne.
Antibiotic-induced diarrhoea: Antibiotic-induced diarrhoea or Antibiotic-associated diarrhoea refers to the occurrence of diarrhoea (passing loose, watery stools more than 3 times per day) after taking antibiotics. It happens because antibiotics also kill beneficial intestinal bacteria (gut flora) which aids in the food digestions and fighting off infections.
Doxyjack Capsule 10's
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