Trade name: Doxypal, Doxypharm.
Inhibit protein synthesis.
1. Treatment of trachoma and acute intestinal amebiasis.
2. Prophylaxis of plaque after exposure.
3. Urethritis due to mycoplasm.
First day 100mg q 12hours, followed by 1tab a day.
2. During tooth development stage.
N & V, diarrhea, headache, HTN, colitis, hemolytic anemia.
Don't give with antacid, milk, or any product that contains Ca, Zn, Al, Mg, and ferrus salt. "These products decrease absorption of drug".