Skin and soft tissue infection, Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus infections, community acquired pneumonia, Malaria prophylaxis, Zoonoses
GI upset and erosive esophagitis
Divalent cations - decreased absorption.
Avoid iron, magnesium, calcium and dairy products for at least one hour before or two hours after doxycycline administration
Antimicrobial class: Tetracycline
Average serum half life:
No data for pediatrics.
Adults: 12 to 15 hours (usually increases to 22 to 24 hours with multiple dosing)
Route of Elimination: In the urine (23%) and feces (30%)