Doxicor

Doxicor

doxycycline

Manufacturer:

Derma XP
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Doxycycline
Indications/Uses
Resp tract, UTI, skin, STD, ophthalmic & Rickettsia infections. Alternative therapy for gonorrhea & syphilis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn 8 yr >45 kg Initially 200 mg as a single dose or 100 mg twice daily followed by a maintenance dose of 100 mg daily as a single dose or 50 mg twice daily. More severe infections: 200 mg daily. Childn 8 yr <45 kg 4.4 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses on the 1st day followed by 2.2 mg/kg on subsequent days. More severe infections: 2.2 mg/kg 12 hrly. Uncomplicated gonococcal, urethral, endocervical or rectal infections, non gonococcal urethritis 100 mg twice daily for 7 days. Primary & secondary syphilis 300 mg daily in divided doses for 10 days.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take w/ a full glass of water & remain upright for at least 30 min. Avoid taking w/ dairy products.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to tetracycline. Pregnant & nursing women. Childn <8 yr.
Special Precautions
Liver diseases & concomitant use w/ hepatotoxic drugs. Perform hematopoietic, renal & hepatic function test in long-term use. Permanent discoloration of the teeth if used during pregnancy, lactation & in childn <8 yr.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions eg, urticaria, anaphylaxis & lupus erythematosus; anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, glossitis, superinfections caused by non-susceptible microorganisms; photosensitivity when exposed to direct sunlight; increased BUN; hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia, eosinophilia.
Drug Interactions
Decreased blood level w/ phenytoin, phenobarb, carbamazepine. Absorption impaired by milk, Ca, Al, Mg, Fe minerals. Reduced the effectivity of OCs.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01AA02 - doxycycline ; Belongs to the class of tetracyclines. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Doxicor cap 100 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp180,000/boks)
Form
Doxicor cap 50 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's (Rp120,000/boks)
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