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Doxycycline

Contributor(s): Stephen Barr

Introduction

Name

  • Doxycycline.

Class of drug

  • Lipid soluble tetracycline antibiotic.

Uses

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Indications

  • Drug of choice in Rickettsia, Borrelia, Leptospirosis.
  • Drug of choice in avian chlamydiosis.
  • Recommended when tetracyclines are indicated in animals with renal impairment.
  • Preferred by some to oxytetracycline for use in birds.

Administration

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs



Antacids, calcium, magnesium and iron salts
Phenobarbitone, phenytoin and primidone

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA. ISBN: 0 905214 44 7.

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