More Information About Doxycycline

What If I Take an Overdose of Doxycycline?

People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include, but are not limited to:
 
If you happen to overdose on doxycycline, seek immediate medical attention (see Doxycycline Overdose).
 

How Should It Be Stored?

Doxycycline capsules and tablets should be stored at room temperature and kept protected from light.
 
Keep doxycycline and all medications out of the reach of children.
 

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your dosage as scheduled, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, simply skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
 

Strengths of Doxycycline

Doxycycline comes in a number of strengths. These include:
 
  • Doxycycline 20 mg tablets (Alodox™, Periostat™)
  • Doxycycline 50, 75, 100, 150, and 200 mg tablets and capsules (Doryx®, Monodox®, NutriDox™, Vibramycin®, Vibra-Tabs®)
  • Doxycycline 40 mg delayed-release capsules (Oracea®)
  • Doxycycline 50 mg per 5 mL syrup (Vibramycin®)
  • Doxycycline 25 mg per 5 mL powder for oral suspension (Vibramycin®)
  • Doxycycline 10 percent gel (Atridox®)
  • Doxycycline 100 and 200 mg vials for injection.
      

Who Makes It?

Doxycycline is the generic name for an antibiotic medication manufactured by a number of companies, including:
 
  • Pfizer, Inc
  • Sandoz
  • Mutual Pharmaceutical Co., Inc.
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals
  • Watson Laboratories
  • APP Pharmaceuticals
  • CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Vintage Pharmaceutical, Inc. 
 

Doxycycline Antibiotic Information

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