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Doxycycline - Dosage and How to Use

How should Doxycycline be used?

​Doxycycline is usually taken once or twice a day.

Doxycycline comes as a capsule. Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water and remain upright for at least 30 minutes after taking to reduce the risk of oesophageal irritation. Take with food to minimise stomach upset.; unless instructed otherwise.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. Take any remaining doses for that day at evenly spaced intervals.

What should I do if I overdose?

Doxycycline - Additional Information

Read on to learn about the use of Doxycycline for the treatment and prevention of Malaria.

​Click here for more information on Doxycycline used as Antibiotics.

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