Tetracycline antibiotic Doxycycline is a bacterium killing agent used orally to treat different bacterial infections in the body.
With wide area of usage Doxycycline is prescribed in various cases of body disorders caused by bacteria. The beneficial results from Doxycycline are noticed against such diseases as acne, skin infections, UTI (urinary tract infections), enteric infections, and bacterial diseases of the eye, gonorrhea, and chlamydia.
One of the most difficult to treat bacterial infections called rosacea may cause such unpleasant skin signs as blemishes, bumps, and lesions.
Doxycycline is one of antibiotics used to cope with this condition. The therapy of inflammatory skin manifestations (papules and pustules) associated with rosacea or acne rosacea should be initiated only with a doctor’s approval.
Some of the types of rosacea, namely erythematous, telangiectatic, or ocular rosacea are not affirmed to be treated with Doxycycline. A professional assessment and confirmation for the usage of this antibiotic is needed.
Doxycycline can be applied for malaria prevention and anthrax treatment. One of the rare indications of Doxycycline is the treatment of infections caused by mites, ticks, or lice.
Such bacterial infections as pneumonia and bronchitis, Lyme disease, genital infections are amenable to treatment with Doxycycline.
Doxycycline functions to stop and avert the magnification and dissemination of microorganisms.
Using antibiotics can be risky for your health. Before taking this antibiotic for the condition you intend to treat, visit your doctor. It is important to consult your doctor as the medicine is very strong and should be applied only in cases when the diagnosis of existing bacterial infection is made and confirmed that Doxycycline is the one suitable for your disorder. Do not self-treat.
Use only the dosage prescribed for you. Never increase or decrease the recommended dosage by yourself. Do not discontinue the treatment with Doxycycline when you feel better. The infection may be not completely cleared out of your body.