How does Vibramycin work?

Vibramycin
Uses: syphilis, traveler’s diarrhea, pneumonia, other bacterial infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, acne/acne, prophylaxis against malaria, peritonitis

How does Vibramycin work?
Vibramycin is a product that contains doxycycline. Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that prevents bacterial growth by interfering with bacterial protein biosynthesis. Vibramycin is commonly used to treat a variety of bacterial infections such as acne, pelvic inflammatory disease, travelers’ diarrhea, and more.

How to use Vibramycin and adjust dosage?
Vibramycin is an oral tablet that can be taken on an empty or full stomach. Take with food to avoid indigestion or stomach irritation.

Treat suspected infection
Adults and children over 45 kg

Take 200 mg in one dose on the first day, or in two doses twelve hours apart; then take 100 mg once a day. For severe infection, take 200 mg daily.

Children under 45 kg

Take 4.4 mg/kg body weight in two divided doses on day 1; then 2.2 mg/kg body weight daily. For severe infection, take 2.2 mg/kg body weight every 12 hours.

Treatment of syphilis
Aldult
Take 300 mg in divided doses daily for at least ten days.

Prevent Traveler’s Diarrhea
Aldult

Take 200 mg in one dose on the first day of travel, or in two divided doses; during the trip, take 100 mg once daily.

What are the side effects of Vibramycin?
Common side effects of Vibramycin include diarrhea, headache, nausea and vomiting, and photosensitivity reactions.

Who should not use Vibramycin:
Those who are allergic to any of the ingredients of their preparations.
Pregnant Women / Breastfeeding Women / Family Planning Women


Pharmacist Tip:
This drug may cause photosensitivity reactions. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight and UV rays. Use sun protection precautions, such as sunscreen, if needed.
Do not take products containing magnesium, calcium, or iron, such as antacids, at least two hours before or four hours after taking this medicine.


Common taking time:

Can be taken on an empty or full stomach. Take with food to avoid indigestion or stomach irritation. Avoid taking this medication after a large meal.

The information is for reference only, and the actual medication time will be adjusted according to individual circumstances.

Common possible conflicting drugs:
Antacid
Camazepam
Isotretinoin

If you are taking the above medicines, please inform your doctor or pharmacist, the dosage may need to be adjusted.

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