We want to make sure you fully understand your treatment. Below outlines the directions, benefits, expectations, and risks with Doxycycline (Extended Release).
Doxycycline is an antibiotic that is taken orally, as a pill. It helps breakouts by killing acne-causing bacteria and by reducing inflammation in the skin.
The form of doxycycline you have been prescribed is extended release (ER), which means that the medication is released slowly over time. Typically, ER medications have fewer side effects as the levels of the drug are consistent over time.
Take the medication exactly as your doctor instructed. Either once or twice daily.
Doxycycline can cause irritating side effects such as nausea, stomach upset, and increased sun sensitivity. Please follow the instructions below to minimize these side effects.
Stop taking your medication immediately and seek emergency help if you experience any of these effects of an allergic reaction:
If you become pregnant while taking this medication, discontinue use immediately and message your doctor for an alternative.
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