Doxycycline is an antibiotic used to treat infections like Lyme disease, chlamydia, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and bacterial infections caused by susceptible organisms. Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that treats bacterial infections including, leptospirosis, toxoplasmosis, mycoplasma, psittacosis, and tick borne diseases including Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever. It works by interrupting the production of proteins by bacteria. Its effective against a wide variety of bacteria. Give doxycycline for the entire length of time prescribed by your veterinarian, even though symptoms may improve before the infection is completely treated. Do not give doxycycline to pregnant or nursing animals.
Benefits and Uses:
- Treats a variety of infections
- Once-a-day broad-spectrum antibiotic
- Treats Lyme disease, ehrlichiosis, and Rocky Mountain spotted fever
- Also can treat urinary tract infections
Potential Side Effects:
- Swallowing difficulties
If Doxycycline makes your pet nauseous, try administering it with food. If it makes your pet have breathing or swallowing problems, follow tablet with a small amount of water.
Do not give doxycycline to pregnant or nursing pets. Do not give multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within two hours before or after giving doxycycline. These products can reduce the effectiveness of doxycycline.
Active Ingredients (in each tablet):
Doxycycline Hyclate…………..100 mg