Daily Dose: 2 - 4 mg/kg/day
Maximum Daily Dose: 200 mg
Dosing Frequency: PO/IV divided BID or q12h
IV therapy is only available through the Special Access Programme of Health Canada
There is no age contraindication if therapy does not exceed 21 days.
Doxycycline is the optimal therapy for Lyme disease.
Concentration: 5 mg/mL (compounded)
Taste: Unpleasant taste
Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary
Tablets or capsules are preferred especially over an unpleasant tasting oral liquid.
Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.