Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL)
What is Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL) used for?
Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL) is a tetracycline antibiotic, used to treat different types of bacterial infections, such as those affecting the urinary tract, chlamydia, gum disease, acne, and others. It may also be used to prevent malaria. However, antibiotics will not treat viral infections.
How should I use Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL)?
Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL) capsules are normally taken 1 to 2 times per day, with a full glass of water. The length of time for which treatment is required depends on the infection being treated. Your physician will tell you how long you need to take it for. Patients taking it to prevent malaria are normally told to start taking it 1 to 2 days before travelling, and to continue taking it while they are travelling, and for 4 weeks after they leave the malaria affected area. However, patients should not take it for longer than 4 months.
What are the side effects of Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL)?
Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL) may cause stomach upset, dizziness or rectal itchiness. Tell your physician if you notice any of the following serious side effects:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Nicodoxy (Doxycycline HCL). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.