Infections of the lower respiratory tract infections (acute bronchitis, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, pneumonia, pleurisy, empyema);
Infection of upper respiratory tract (tonsillitis - tonsillitis, sinusitis, otitis media);
Infections of the gastrointestinal tract (cholecystitis, cholangitis, peritonitis, proctitis, periodontitis);
Urinary tract infections - pyelonephritis, urethritis;
Inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs in women (endometritis);
Acute and chronic prostatitis, epididymitis;
Purulent soft tissue infections, acne;
Infectious ulcerative keratitis;
Prevention of surgical infections after medical abortions;
Prevention of malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum, at short-term travel;
Rocky Mountain spotted fever;
Bacillary and amebic dysentery;
Lyme disease (I stage);
Infections caused by Haemophilus influenzae;
After eating. The patient should drink plenty of liquid medicine, so as to reduce the possibility of irritation of the esophagus. The daily dose should be taken at once or divided into 2 doses, every 12 hours.
For most infections, it is recommended in the 1st day of treatment, the dose of 200 mg of the drug. In the next few days - 100-200 mg / day depending on the severity of the disease. Infections caused by chlamydia, mycoplasma and ureaplasma, effectively treat the standard dose of doxycycline for 10-14 days.
In more severe infections (particularly chronic infections of the urinary tract), the recommended dose is 200 mg per day for the entire time of treatment.
If pelvic inflammatory disease in women in the acute stage is prescribed 100 mg 2 times / day, men - 100 mg 2 times / day or 300 mg once daily.
To prevent infections after medical abortion - 100 mg orally, 1 hour before treatment of 200 mg orally and 30 minutes after.
In primary and secondary syphilis drug administered in a daily dose of 300 mg for at least 10 days.
For children over 8 years old and weighing over 50 kg the daily dose is in the 1st day of treatment of 4 mg / kg, in the coming days - 2-4 mg / kg / day depending on the severity of the clinical course of the disease.
When gonorrhea 100 mg 2 times / day for 2-4 days. Men with gonococcal urethritis, effectively treated with a single dose of 300 mg of doxycycline. If the pathogen is more stable, men should take 200 mg of the drug for 4 days, and women - 200 mg dose for 5 days.
When acne 50 mg / day, the duration of treatment depends on the effectiveness of the drug, it is usually 6-12 weeks.
In the treatment of patients with renal insufficiency safely used in the usual dose of doxycycline.