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MICRODOX 100MG INJECTION
Salt Composition : Doxycycline
Manufacturer : MICRO LABS LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
Introduction to Microdox 100mg Injection
Microdox 100mg injection contains the active constituent Doxycycline. It belongs to the group of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. It is used to treat many different types of infections, including chest, lung, or nasal infections, urinary tract infections, acne, eye infections, and sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamydia, fever associated with tick bites, malaria, scrub typhus, travelers diarrhea, and leptospirosis.
Do not take Microdox 100mg injection if you are allergic to Doxycycline or any other ingredients, if you are pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Do not use this medicine during times of tooth development (pregnancy, infancy, or in children below 8 years old) because the use may lead to permanent discoloration or affect the proper growth of the teeth. Before initiating the treatment, inform your physician if you have kidney or liver problems, blood disorders, or other diseases.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping the medicine too early may lead to the infection returning or worsening. The common side effects of Microdox 100mg injection are skin reaction on exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity), vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea. Some may develop temporary pain or skin rash at the site of injection. Report to your physician if the side effects persist for a longer time.
Uses of Microdox 100mg Injection
- Chest, lung, or nasal infections
- Urinary tract infections
- Eye infections
- Sexually transmitted diseases
- Fevers associated with tick bites
Therapeutic Effects of Microdox 100mg Injection
Microdox 100mg injection is in a class of medications called tetracycline antimicrobial drug. It inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by binding to the 30S ribosomal subunit. It has bacteriostatic activity against a broad range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. It works by killing bacteria that cause infections.
Interaction of Microdox 100mg Injection with other drugs
Microdox Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications like antacids, iron supplements may interact with Doxific 100mg injection and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Microdox 100mg Injection
- Store the injection below 25°C
- Protect the medicine from light and excessive moisture.
- Keep the medicine out of reach of children and pets
- If you missed the dosing schedule, inform your healthcare professional immediately and reschedule.
How to consume Microdox 100mg Injection
Microdox 100mg injection will be administered to you by a doctor or other healthcare professional in a hospital setting. Your doctor will decide the dose, route of administration, and duration of the therapy based on your disease status, severity, and other factors such as body weight, other disease conditions, and age. This medicine will be given intravenously (into your vein). Do not self-administer the injection.
Safety Advices for Microdox 100mg Injection
Do not take Microdox 100mg injection if you are pregnant because this may harm the unborn baby. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspecting, or planning to get pregnant during the treatment. Use effective contraception during the treatment.
Breastfeeding is not recommended in patients taking Microdox 100mg injection because the medicine passes into the breast milk in small amounts and may harm your baby. Do not breastfeed during the treatment.
It is unknown whether Microdox 100mg injection can be used in patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.
There is limited information on the use of Microdox 100mg injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor if you have any liver diseases.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Microdox 100mg injection because it may affect the effectiveness of the therapy.
It is not known whether Microdox 100mg injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react. Consult your doctor for more advice.
Side Effects of Microdox 100mg Injection
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea, vomiting
- Sore gums
- Bacterial vaginosis
- Severe skin rash
- Liver injury
- Bone problems
Word of Advice
You should avoid direct sunlight while taking this medication since your skin may be more sensitive to sunburn than usual. If you experience severe, prolonged, or bloody diarrhea while taking Microdox 100mg injection, notify your doctor immediately because the medication may need to be stopped. When used for an extended period, the medication may induce infections. For 7 days, avoid teeth brushing, flossing, and other mechanical oral hygiene activities. Your doctor may suggest you undergo certain blood tests to assess the medication's efficacy and monitor any adverse effects.
Q 1. How long does Microdox 100mg injection take to work?
Microdox 100mg injection usually begins to work immediately after administration. However, it may take many days to kill all of the harmful germs and make you feel better.
Q 2. Can Microdox 100mg injection cause diarrhea?
Yes, Microdox 100mg injection use can result in diarrhea. It is a type of antibiotic that kills harmful microorganisms. However, it also harms the beneficial bacteria in your stomach or intestine, resulting in diarrhea. If the diarrhea is severe, consult with your doctor.
Q 3. Why should I avoid the sun when taking Microdox 100mg injection?
Microdox 100mg injection may make your skin more susceptible to sunlight than usual. Even brief exposure to sunlight can result in skin rash, irritation, redness, other skin discoloration, and serious sunburn.
Q 4. What if I missed a dose of Microdox 100mg injection?
Do not miss your dose. Keep all your appointments with the dosing regularly. In case if you forget or miss an appointment, inform your healthcare professional and reschedule the dosing.
Q 5. Can I stop taking Microdox 100mg injection after I feel better?
Even if you feel better, continue taking Microdox 100mg injection until the prescription is completed. If you stop using this injection too soon or skip doses, your illness may not be entirely treated, and the bacteria may develop antibiotic resistance.
Q 6. Does Microdox 100mg injection cause hair loss?
Hair loss was not included as an adverse effect in Microdox 100mg injection clinical studies. Inform your doctor and seek medical assistance if you are experiencing extreme hair loss.
Fact Box of Microdox 100mg Injection
Molecule name: Doxycycline
Therapeutic class: Antibiotic
Pharmacological class: Tetracyclines
1. Chest, lung, or nasal infections
2. Urinary tract infections
4. Eye infections
5. Sexually transmitted diseases
6. Fevers associated with tick bites
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- KD Tripathi, Essentials of Medical Pharmacology, Tetracyclines and Chloramphenicol (Broad-spectrum Antibiotics), 7th edition, 2013, 733-737.
- Goodman & Gilman’s, The Pharmacological Basics of Therapeutics, Protein synthesis Inhibitors and Miscellaneous Antibacterial agents, 12th edition, 2011, 1521-1527.
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