Doxycycline

General

Doxycycline is not USUALLY recommended in children less than 8 years of age. However, consideration should be given to using doxycycline if it is optimal therapy in specific indications (see "Guidelines" below)

Doxycycline is available as 100 mg tablets. There is not a liquid formulation available, therefore as needed doses need to be rounded to the nearest 25 mg (1/4 tablet).

2 mg/kg/dose PO BID
Maximum: 100 mg/dose

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease