Doxycycline

Indications

  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP) (see Pneumonia, [[Pneumonia]])
  • Malaria (see Malaria, [[Malaria]]): used in combination with quinine

Pharmacology

Metabolism

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Administration

  • PO: xxx
  • IV: xxx

Dose Adjustment

  • Hepatic:
  • Renal:

Adverse Effects

Gastrointestinal Adverse Effects

  • Acute Pancreatitis (see Acute Pancreatitis, [[Acute Pancreatitis]]): definite association with acute pancreatitis

Renal Adverse Effects

Acute Interstitial Nephritis (see Acute Interstitial Nephritis, [[Acute Interstitial Nephritis]])

  • Physiology: class effect common to all tetracyclines

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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