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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Delacin.
Delacin is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in s... View More
Delacin is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Delacin may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur. Visual disturbances such as... View More
Delacin is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Delacin is recommended. However, talk to your doctor if you have any under... View More
Delacin is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Delacin is recommended.
Delacin is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes,... View More
Uses of Delacin
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Delacin
How to use Delacin
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Delacin is to be taken emp... View More
How Delacin works
Delacin is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
- Your doctor has prescribed Delacin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Take it with food and plenty of water to avoid stomach upset.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder ... View More
- Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Delacin.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.
Acne, Susceptible infections, Syphilis, Uncomplicated gonorrhoea, Relapsing fever, louse-borne typhus, Scrub typhus
May be taken with or without food. Take w/ a full glass of water & remain upright for at least ½ hr. Take w/ food or milk if GI irritation occurs.
Oral Susceptible infections Adult: 200 mg on day 1 as a single or in divided doses, followed by 100 mg once daily. Severe infections: Maintain initial... View More
Children: PO >8 y, <45 kg: 2–4 mg/kg/day q12h
It is contraindicated to patients with known hypersensitivity to any of the tetracyclines. It is also contraindicated in severe hepatic disorder and pat... View More
Mode of Action
Doxycycline inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to the 30S ribosomal subunit. It has bacteriostatic activity against a broad range of gm+ve ... View More
The use of drugs of tetracycline group during tooth development (last half of pregnancy, infancy and childhood to the age of 12 years) may cause permane... View More
Hypotension, pericarditis, angioneurotic oedema, dyspnoea, serum sickness, peripheral oedema, tachycardia, urticaria, haemolytic anaemia, thrombocytopen... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Not studied in pregnant patients; the vast majority of reported experience with doxycycline during human pregnancy is short-term, first trime... View More
Concomitant use w/ isotretinoin is known to cause pseudotumour cerebri. Prolonged prothrombin time w/ anticoagulants (e.g. warfarin). May interfere w/ t... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More