Doxycycline

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Application Nr Approved Date Route Status External Links
ANDA065285 2008-07-30 Oral RX Google , Wikipedia , PubMed , DailyMed , Raw OpenFDA , ECHA , ToxNet , JECFA , FAO , 21 CFR

Indications and Purposes

Indications & Usage Section To Reduce The Development Of Drug-Resistant Bacteria And Maintain Effectiveness Of Doxycycline Tablets, Usp And Other Antibacterial Drugs, Doxycycline Tablets, Usp Should Be Used Only To Treat Or Prevent Infections That Are Proven Or Strongly Suspected To Be Caused By Susceptible Bacteria. When Culture And Susceptibility Information Are Available, They Should Be Considered In Selecting Or Modifying Antibacterial Therapy. In The Absence Of Such Data, Local Epidemiology And Susceptibility Patterns May Contribute To The Empiric Selection Of Therapy. Doxycycline Tablets, Usp Are Indicated For The Treatment Of The Following Infections: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Typhus Fever And The Typhus Group, Q Fever, Rickettsialpox, And Tick Fevers Caused By Rickettsiae. Respiratory Tract Infections Caused By Mycoplasma Pneumoniae. Lymphogranuloma Venereum Caused By Chlamydia Trachomatis. Psittacosis (ornithosis) Caused By Chlamydophila Psittaci. Trachoma Caused By Chlamydia Trachomatis, Although The Infectious Agent Is Not Always Eliminated As Judged By Immunofluorescence. Inclusion Conjunctivitis Caused By Chlamydia Trachomatis. Uncomplicated Urethral, Endocervical Or Rectal Infections In Adults Caused By Chlamydia Trachomatis. Nongonococcal Urethritis Caused By Ureaplasma Urealyticum. Relapsing Fever Due To Borrelia Recurrentis. Doxycycline Tablets, Usp Are Also Indicated For The Treatment Of Infections Caused By The Following Gram-Negative Microorganisms: Chancroid Caused By Haemophilus Ducreyi. Plague Due To Yersinia Pestis. Tularemia Due To Francisella Tularensis. Cholera Caused By Vibrio Cholerae. Campylobacter Fetus Infections Caused By Campylobacter Fetus. Brucellosis Due To Brucella Species (in Conjunction With Streptomycin). Bartonellosis Due To Bartonella Bacilliformis. Granuloma Inguinale Caused By Calymmatobacterium Granulomatis. Because Many Strains Of The Following Groups Of Microorganisms Have Been Shown To Be Resistant To Doxycycline, Culture And Susceptibility Testing Are Recommended. Doxycycline Tablets, Usp Are Indicated For Treatment Of Infections Caused By The Following Gram-Negative Microorganisms, When Bacteriologic Testing Indicates Appropriate Susceptibility To The Drug: Escherichia Coli Enterobacter Aerogenes Shigella Species Acinetobacter Species Respiratory Tract Infections Caused By Haemophilus Influenzae. Respiratory Tract And Urinary Tract Infections Caused By Klebsiella Species. Doxycycline Tablets, Usp Are Indicated For Treatment Of Infections Caused By The Following Gram-Positive Microorganisms When Bacteriologic Testing Indicates Appropriate Susceptibility To The Drug: Upper Respiratory Infections Caused By Streptococcus Pneumoniae. Anthrax Due To Bacillus Anthracis, Including Inhalational Anthrax (post-Exposure): To Reduce The Incidence Or Progression Of Disease Following Exposure To Aerosolized Bacillus Anthracis. When Penicillin Is Contraindicated, Doxycycline Is An Alternative Drug In The Treatment Of The Following Infections: Uncomplicated Gonorrhea Caused By Neisseria Gonorrhoeae. Syphilis Caused By Treponema Pallidum. Yaws Caused By Treponema Pertenue. Listeriosis Due To Listeria Monocytogenes. Vincent's Infection Caused By Fusobacterium Fusiforme. Actinomycosis Caused By Actinomyces Israelii. Infections Caused By Clostridium Species. In Acute Intestinal Amebiasis, Doxycycline May Be A Useful Adjunct To Amebicides. In Severe Acne, Doxycycline May Be Useful Adjunctive Therapy.

All Formulated Excipients (8 Total)

Name Structure Kind Function Status
1. Anhydrous Lactose ANHYDROUS LACTOSE Molecular
2. Starch, Corn STARCH, CORN Unresolved
3. Magnesium Stearate MAGNESIUM STEARATE Molecular AF-Antifoaming (or defoaming) agent , MISC-Miscellaneous REG-Food additives for which a petition has been filed and a regulation issued.
4. Silicon Dioxide SILICON DIOXIDE Unresolved AC-Anticaking agent , MISC-Miscellaneous , STAB-Stabilizer GRAS-Generally recognized as safe.
5. Polyvinyl Alcohol POLYVINYL ALCOHOL Unresolved
6. Polyethylene Glycols POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS Unresolved
7. Talc TALC Unresolved DYE-Dye GRAS-Generally recognized as safe.
8. Titanium Dioxide TITANIUM DIOXIDE Unresolved DYE-Dye

Active Ingredients ( 1 Total)

Name Structure ZINC ID(s)
1. Doxycycline DOXYCYCLINE ZINC16052277

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