Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Introduction to Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

It is a macrolide class of antibiotics that is effective in treating a wide variety of bacterial infections, including skin, respiratory, and ear infections.

How Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet Works?

Azithromycin inhibits bacterial protein synthesis and binds to the 50S ribosomal subunit of bacteria, preventing bacterial growth and replication.

How To Use Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

  • Dosage and Duration should always be taken as per doctor's advice.
  • Before using, read the instructions mentioned on the label carefully.
  • Take the medicine orally after eating food.
  • Complete the full course.

Special Precautions About Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

  • Avoid using if you are recently suffering or have a history of liver disease
  • Use with caution in pregnancy.
  • Notify your healthcare professional of any allergies or medical conditions.

Benefits Of Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

  • It is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections.
  • It is also used in the treatment of ear and skin infections.
  • It blocks the enzyme and kills the bacteria.

Side Effects Of Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Vomiting
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Hearing loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Photosensitivity
  • Headache
  • Rash
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

What If I Missed A Dose Of Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

  • Use the medicine as you remember to take. 
  • If the next dose is near then skip the missed Dose. 
  • Do not double up for the missed Dose. 
  • If you miss the dose frequently then consult your Doctor.

FAQS

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. Is Doxy 1 UP a strong antibiotic?

Doxy 1 UP is an effective antibiotic which is used for the treatment of many bacterial infections. Compared to other antibiotics, Doxy 1 UP has a longer half life which means that it stays in the body for a long time because of which it is given once a day and for short span of time. Other antibiotics comparatively have a shorter half life and are usually given twice, thrice or four times a day.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. Is Doxy 1 UP safe?

Doxy 1 UP is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. What should I avoid while taking Doxy 1 UP?

Generally, it is recommended that patients taking Doxy 1 UP should avoid taking any antacid with this medicine as this can affect the overall effectiveness of Doxy 1 UP. It is also recommended to avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning bed as Doxy 1 UP increases the risk of sunburn.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. Why is Doxy 1 UP given for 3 days?

The duration of treatment depends on the type of infection being treated and the age of the patient. Doxy 1 UP is not necessarily given for 3 days. In most of the bacterial infections, a single dose of 500 mg is given for 3 days. Alternatively, it can be given as 500 mg once on day 1 and then 250 mg once from day 2 to day 5. In some cases of infection such as genital ulcer disease, it is given as a single 1 gram dose. Therefore, it is important that you stick to the regime advised by your doctor.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. Can you get a yeast infection from taking Doxy 1 UP?

Some people may get a fungal or yeast infection known as thrush after taking Doxy 1 UP. Antibiotics such as Doxy 1 UP can kill the normal or ‘good bacteria’ of your intestine which are responsible to prevent thrush. You should inform your doctor if you get a sore or vaginal itching or discharge. Also inform your doctor if you get white mouth or tongue after taking Doxy 1 UP or soon after stopping it.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. Can the use of Doxy 1 UP cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Doxy 1 UP can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. How long does it take Doxy 1 UP to work?

Doxy 1 UP starts working within a few hours of taking it. You may notice improvement in symptoms after a few days. Do not stop taking the medicine without completing the course mentioned by your doctor. Stopping the medicine without consulting you doctor may cause the infection to come back which may be more difficult to treat.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. What if I dont get better?

You should inform your doctor if you do not notice any improvement in your symptoms after 3 days of taking Doxy 1 UP. Also, if your symptoms get worse, inform your doctor immediately.

Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

Q. Can Doxy 1 UP be taken at night?

Doxy 1 UP are usually prescribed once daily. You can take it at anytime of the day, but remember to take it at the same time each day. The medicine should be taken 1 hour before meals or 2 hours after eating food. You can take the tablet preparation with or without food. However, you must take Doxy 1 UP exactly as advised by your doctor and ask your doctor if you have any doubts.

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Safety Advice For Doxy 1 UP 1000mg Tablet

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Liver

it should be used cautiously by the liver patients; regular monitoring of liver function is required.

Kidney

it should be used cautiously by the kidney patients; dose adjustment may be required.

Alcohol

Effect of consumption of alcohol with this drug is unsafe.

Driving

Avoid driving as it may cause dizziness or drowsiness.

Pregnancy

It can be unsafe to use by pregnant women; doctor's consultation is required before using the drug.

Breast feeding

It can be unsafe to use by breastfeeding women as it may pass through breast milk and can affect developing infant.

Liver

it should be used cautiously by the liver patients; regular monitoring of liver function is required.

Kidney

it should be used cautiously by the kidney patients; dose adjustment may be required.

Alcohol

Effect of consumption of alcohol with this drug is unsafe.

Driving

Avoid driving as it may cause dizziness or drowsiness.

Pregnancy

It can be unsafe to use by pregnant women; doctor's consultation is required before using the drug.

Breast feeding

It can be unsafe to use by breastfeeding women as it may pass through breast milk and can affect developing infant.

Health And Lifestyle

Take proper rest and sleep to recover fast. Stay hydrated and increase the intake of fluids. Have a nutritious and balanced diet.

Drug Interaction

  • Warfarin
  • Digoxin

DRUG FOOD INTERACTION

  • Grapefruit Juice
  • Antacids

Disease Explanation

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Bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter your body and start to multiply, causing illness and related symptoms like fever, pain, and swelling. It affects different parts of the body like ear, nose, throat, chest, lungs, teeth, skin, and urinary tract.

Update on: Wednesday, 17 July, 2024

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