Doxycycline Hyclate Treats Serious & Common Bacterial Infections
Doxycycline hyclate, also sold under the brand names Monodox, Acticlate CAP, Oracea, Vibramycin, Doryx, is a tetracycline antibiotic used worldwide.
It is a broad-spectrum antibacterial with the ability to treat gram negative and gram positive bacteria. It works by stopping the growth and spread of bacterial infections. It does not treat viral infections.
Gram Positive vs Gram Negative Bacteria
These bacteria are differentiated by the thickness of their cell walls. Gram positive bacteria can have a stronger, damaging effect on the body that gram negative bacteria. However, the US Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) classifies gram negative bacteria as a more serious threat due to its growing resistance to antibiotics.
What Does Doxycycline Hyclate Treat?
Doxycycline may be prescribed as a preventative treatment for Lyme disease, malaria and anthrax and current infections. Anthrax is a rare, but serious, infectious disease caused by bacteria known as Bacillus anthracis. It may be spread purposefully in a bioterror attack.
Walking pneumonia, a less severe form of pneumonia caused by a bacterial infection and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) syphilis, chlamydiosis, and gonorrhoea are also effectively treated with doxycycline hyclate.
What Skin Conditions Does Doxycycline Hyclate Treat?
Doxycycline kills the bacteria the bacteria p. acne which causes acne. P acnes infects pores and can spread under the skin. Doxycycline also works by reducing skin sebum excretion. Sebum mixed with bacteria forms hard plugs that block pores and cause pimples to form.
Rosacea is a skin disease that causes redness, flushing, and pimples on the face. Doxycycline hyclate reduces inflammation and can reduce the pimples and bumps that develop from rosacea.
The medication is suitable for children and adults, but only a physician can make the final decision.
Alternative To Penicillin
If you are allergic to penicillin and have food poisoning, doxycycline hyclate may be prescribed to help you recover.
To ensure that we provide you with the best price, we may substitute one generic for another.
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