Respiratory tract infections, pneumonia, genito-urinary tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, gastrointestinal infections, chronic prostatitis; sinusitis, syphilis, pelvic inflammatory disease, treatment and prophylaxis of anthrax; malaria treatment and prophylaxis; recurrent aphthous ulceration, adjunct to gingival scaling and root planning for periodontitis; oral herpes simplex; rosacea, acne vulgaris.
Dosage & Administration:
200 mg on first day, then 100 mg daily; severe infections (including refractory urinary tract infections), 200 mg daily. Early syphilis, 100 mg twice daily for 14 days; late latent syphilis 200 mg twice daily for 28 days. Uncomplicated genital chlamydia, non-gonococcal urethritis, 100 mg twice daily for 7 days (14 days in pelvic inflammatory disease). Anthrax (treatment or post-exposure prophylaxis), 100 mg twice daily. Child (only if alternative antibacterial can not be given) 5 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses (maximum 200 mg daily).
Doxicon Capsule: Each capsule contains Doxycycline 100 mg as Doxycycline Hydrochloride BP.