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Doxycycline hyclate is often prescribed for the treatment of common bacterial infections. The antibiotic is also licensed to treat anthrax infections and acne, and can be used to help prevent malaria. By decreasing bacteria's ability to make protein, the medicine can help stop bacteria from continuing to live and cause infection in the body. The drug has not been approved for use in children under the age of 8.
- Treatment of bacterial infections, including:
- An alternative for malaria prevention
- Treatment of anthrax infections (including cutaneous anthrax, gastrointestinal anthrax, and inhalational anthrax)
- Acne treatment
- Treatment of rosacea
- Treatment of periodontitis (gum disease).