NAB DT TABLET

Manufacturer : BEN- BENNET PHARMA
Composition : DOXYCYCLINE-100MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NAB DT TAB(1X10)
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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NAB0002
₹34.50
Manufacturer : BEN- BENNET PHARMA
Composition : DOXYCYCLINE-100MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NAB DT TAB(1X10)
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

DOXYCYCLINE-100MG

DOXYCYCLINE

Information for patients
Drug Information Doxycycline is an antibiotic belonging to a group of medicines called tetracyclines. It is used to treat many different types of infections including: •Chest, lung or nasal infections e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis. •Urinary tract infections (the passage through which urine passes) e.g. cystitis, urethritis. •Acne (a skin condition). •Eye infections. •Sexually transmitted diseases e.g. gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia. •Fevers associated with louse or tick bites. •Malaria, when chloroquine is not effective. Doxycycline is also used to prevent certain infections developing, these are scrub typhus (a disease carried by small insects) travellers’ diarrhoea, malaria and leptospirosis (a bacterial infection).Your doctor may want you to take Doxycycline to treat another infection not listed above. You may also be prescribed an additional medicine to take with Doxycycline to treat your infection. If you have any questions talk to your doctor.
Drug Alert
Alert •you are allergic (hypersensitive) to doxycyline or any other tetracycline antibiotic . •you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. •you are breast feeding. •the medicine has been prescribed for a child under the age of 12 years. You should not use Doxycycline during periods of tooth development (pregnancy, infancy or in children below 12 years old) as such use may lead to permanent discolouration (yellow-grey- brown) or affect the proper growth of the teeth.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •you are allergic (hypersensitive) to doxycyline or any other tetracycline antibiotic . •you are pregnant or trying to become pregnant. •you are breast feeding. •the medicine has been prescribed for a child under the age of 12 years. You should not use Doxycycline during periods of tooth development (pregnancy, infancy or in children below 12 years old) as such use may lead to permanent discolouration (yellow-grey- brown) or affect the proper growth of the teeth.
Drug Special Care You should tell your doctor before you take Doxycycline if any of the following apply to you: •you are likely to be exposed to strong sunlight or uv light (e.g. on a sun bed). You should avoid exposure to strong sunlight while taking this medicine as your skin may be more sensitive to sunburn than normal. •you have liver problems. •you have myasthenia gravis (a disease which causes unusual tiredness and weakness of certain muscles, particularly in the eyelid). •you have porphyria (a rare disease of blood pigments). •you have (or have ever had) systemic lupus erythematosus (an allergic condition that causes joint pain, skin rashes and fever).This condition may be worsened by taking Vibramycin. •you are suspected as having syphilis. Your doctor will continue to monitor you after your treatment has stopped.
Drug Drug Interactions If you are taking any of the medicines listed below tell your doctor before taking Doxycycline. Some medicines can reduce the effectiveness of Doxycycline, these include: •Antacids (indigestion remedies), iron preparations, oral zinc or bismuth. These should not be taken at the same time of day as Doxycycline. •Carbamazepine, phenytoin (medicines used to control epilepsy) and barbiturates (used to control epilepsy or as a sedative).Doxycycline can affect the action of some other medicines, these include: •Increased action of warfarin or coumarins (used to prevent blood clots). •Reduced effectiveness of oral contraceptives (birth control pills). •Reduced effectiveness of penicillin antibiotics (used to treat infections). •Increased blood levels of ciclosporin (a medicine used to affect the body’s immune response). If you are going to have a general anaesthetic for an operation or dental surgery you must tell your anaesthetist or dentist that you are taking doxycycline as you may have more side effects. You should tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines including those obtained without a prescription.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction Doxycycline must not be taken if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Doxycycline must not be taken if you are pregnant or breast-feeding
Drug Machinery Interaction This medicine should not affect your ability to drive or use machines.
Drug More Information For the treatment of infections, Doxycycline can be taken with or without food.For the treatment of acne, it is recommended to take Vibramycin D with food or a drink.If Doxycycline upsets your stomach then taking it with food or milk is recommended. Alcohol may reduce the effect of Doxycycline and should be avoided.
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Usual Dose (Chest, lung or nasal, urinary tract, eye and other infections) 2 on the first day, then 1 tablet daily. The length of treatment is dependent on the infection being treated. Acne Half a tablet daily for 6-12 weeks, with food or a drink. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 1 tablet twice daily for 7 - 10 days. Primary and Secondary Syphilis 2 twice daily for 2 weeks. Your doctor will continue to monitor you after your treatment has stopped. Fevers associated with louse or tick bites Single dose of one or two depending on severity. Treatment of malaria, when chloroquine is not effective 2 daily for at least 7 days. Prevention of malaria 1 tablet daily from 1-2 days before travelling to a malarial area until 4 weeks after returning. Prevention of scrub typhus Single dose of 2 . Prevention of travellers’ diarrhoea 1 tablet twice daily on the first day of travel, followed by 1 tablet daily throughout the stay in the area. If you are planning to take these for more than 21 days, please consult your doctor. Prevention of leptospirosis 2 once each week during the stay in the area; 2 on completion of the trip. If you are planning to take these for more than 21 days, please consult your doctor.You should start to feel better within a few days. If you have been given Doxycycline for acne it may be a few weeks before you start to see an improvement. If your infection gets worse or you do not start to feel better within a few days (except for acne), or a new infection develops, go back and see your doctor
Drug Dose •Take Doxycycline by letting the tablet break up in a small amount of water. Do not swallow the tablet without letting it break up in water first. •It is best to take your at the same time(s) each day, when sitting or while standing. •It is important not to lie down for at least thirty minutes after taking Doxycycline , so that the tablet can move as swiftly as possible into the stomach and prevent irritation of the throat or oesophagus (canal taking food from the mouth to the stomach). •If your stomach is upset Doxycycline can be taken with food or milk. The list below shows the different doses that your doctor may prescribe depending on the infection being treated. Always take Doxycycline exactly as your doctor has told you. You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
Excess Drug Consumption If you take too much Doxycycline contact your doctor or nearest hospital Casualty Department immediately. Always take the labelled medicine package with you, whether there is any Doxycycline left or not.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you forget to take a tablet take it as soon as you can. Take your next tablet at the right time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose.
Stop Drug Consumption If you stop taking the too soon, the infection may return. Take the for the full time of treatment, even when you begin to feel better.If you have any further questions about the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
Possible Side Effects
General Information
Common Drug Side Effects •Sudden wheeziness, difficulty in breathing, chest pain, fever, sudden swellings, rash or itching (especially affecting the whole body). If any of the side effects listed below occur, contact your doctor as soon as possible. •Skin rash, or flaking or peeling of the skin. •Severe skin reactions which may cause you to feel very unwell. •Skin that is more sensitive to sunlight than normal. You may get a skin rash, itching, redness or severe sunburn. If this happens stop taking the medicine and tell your doctor. •Very severe headache which may be associated with visual disturbance such as blurred vision or loss of vision. •Inflammation and/or ulcers of the gullet. •Blood disorders. These are due to changes in numbers of different cell types in the blood. Symptoms may include tiredness, easy bruising or infections. •Low blood pressure. •Increased heart rate. •Aches in the joints or muscles. The side effects listed below are infrequent. These may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Tell your doctor if any of these side effects continue to bother you: •upset stomach, loss of appetite, diarrhoea (this, may occur up to two or three months after the last dose), stomach pain, heartburn, feeling or being sick •difficulty in swallowing, sore or painful tongue or mouth •skin reddening (flushing) •a ringing or buzzing noise in the ear •soreness and itching of the rectal and/or genital area. The following side effects have also been reported: •Worsening of a disease called systemic lupus erythematous (SLE). This is an allergic condition which causes joint pain, skin rash and fever. •Inflammation of the bowel. •Bulging fontanelles (soft spot on head) of infants. •Inflammation and damage to the liver, yellow skin and eyes (jaundice), inflammation of the pancreas and abnormal liver function tests. •Increased levels of urea in the blood. •Pericarditis (inflammation affecting the heart). •Discolouration and/or lack of growth of teeth. •Discolouration of the thyroid tissue when given for long periods. The medicine does not impair thyroid function. •Loosening of the nail from the nail bed after exposure to the sun.
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Drug Side Effects Symptoms
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep all medicines out of the reach and sight of children. Keep your medicine below 25ºC. Do not use Doxycycline after the expiry date which is stated on the carton after EXP. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month. Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment

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