Doxycycline Chlamydia Treatment

Doxycycline Capsules

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Chlamydia is treated with Doxycycline antibiotic.

Take ONE capsule TWICE a day for 7 days.

Common side effects includes headaches and sensitivity to sunlight.

Doxycycline for Chlamydia

What is doxycycline?

Doxycycline capsules is a tetracycline antibiotic. Doxycycline 100mg capsules treat chlamydia infection. Treating chlamydia with doxycycline is taken as a 7 day course. Doxycycline capsules taken twice a day to cure chlamydia symptoms.

What are the symptoms of chlamydia?

Chlamydia symptoms differ in men from symptoms in women. Symptoms of chlamydia include the following:

  • Pain/bleeding during sex
  • Vaginal or penile discharge
  • Sickness or a very high temperature
  • Spotting between periods
  • Abnormally heavy periods
  • Pain in the back or abdomen
  • A weighty feeling round the hips

How to treat chlamydia?

Treating chlamydia is simple. Chlamydia treatment involves antibiotics which includes:

  • Azithromycin
  • Doxycycline

Azithromycin is a single dose taken once. whereas doxycycline for chlamydia is a 7 day course. You should get treated as soon as possible to avoid complications of chlamydia, such as infertility.

How to take doxycycline?

The doxycycline dosage for chlamydia is doxycycline one capsule twice a day for 7 days.

Doxycycline dosages must be taken at regular intervals. For example, take every 12 hours between two doses in 24 hours.

Special instructions

Complete the course of doxycycline antibiotic treatment

Complete the entire course to ensure that the treatment for chlamydia is effective. If you do not complete the antibiotic treatment for chlamydia your symptoms may persist.

Doxycycline should be taken with a full glass of water. When taking doxycycline you should not take indigestion remedies. You should not take medicines containing iron or zinc, 2 hours before or after you take doxycycline.

Alcohol and doxycycline

There is not a significant interaction between doxycycline and alcohol.

Doxycycline with alcohol is not prohibited. You can have one or two glasses, but it is best to avoid more than two drinks. Binge drinking can reduce the effectiveness of doxycycline. Drinking on doxycycline is not usually recommended as a result.

Skin reactions

Doxycycline can cause phototoxicity, this means you should protect your skin from direct sunlight. If you notice skin rashes appearing please seek medical advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

Side effects of doxycycline

Like all medicines, doxycycline has side effects. However not everyone experiences them.

The common side effects of doxycycline 100mg capsules include:

  • Skin rash
  • Flaking of the skin
  • Skin sensitivity to sunlight
  • Severe headaches

Patient information leaflet

We strongly advise that you carefully read the Patient Information Leaflet for a full list of side effects for doxycycline 100mg capsules before you take this treatment.

Click here for the Doxycycline Patient Information Leaflet.

Are there any other types of chlamydia tablets?

There are the two antibiotics prescribed to treat chlamydia. Azithromycin tablets are an alternative chlamydia treatment to doxycycline 100mg capsules.

Can you buy antibiotics online?

Yes, you can buy doxycycline online at Instant eCare online pharmacy. We are a fully registered and licensed pharmacy in the UK.

You will need to fill out a short medical questionnaire to ensure it is safe for you to take. If you are eligible for treatment we will give you a free prescription for doxycycline 100mg antibiotics used to treat chlamydia.

What is doxycycline 100mg used for?

Doxycycline is used for the treatment of chlamydia, however it is also used to treat acne and other bacterial infections:

  • bacterial pneumonia
  • acne
  • lyme disease
  • cholera
  • syphilis

Doxycycline capsules is also used as an anti-malaria tablet. You can also buy doxycycline malaria tablets here at Instant eCare online pharmacy.

Can I buy doxycycline over the counter?

No, you cannot buy doxycycline over the counter. Doxycycline is a prescription only medicine. You cannot buy antibiotics like doxycycline over the counter in the UK.

You can however, buy doxycycline online from Instant eCare. All you need to do is complete a free short medical questionnaire. We provide free prescriptions if you are eligible for treatment.

Doxycycline during pregnancy

Taking doxycycline while pregnant is not recommended. It is contraindicated in pregnancy and in breast feeding. Doxycycline is not recommended in children up to 8 years old because it can disrupt bone and tooth development.

Is doxycycline safe?

Chlamydia is not the same as Gonorrhea. Chlamydia infection is caused by a different bacteria to Gonorrhea. If you have Gonorrhea you usually have Chlamydia too. That’s why we include Chlamydia treatment with our Gonorrhea treatment for free. The Gonorrhea treatment contains Azithromycin tablets and Cefixime tablets.

Missed dose of doxycycline

If you miss a dose of doxycycline, don’t worry. Just take the dose as soon as you remember. If the next dose is soon, don’t double dose and just take one dose and carry on as normal.

Does doxycycline work?

Doxycycline works by preventing the chlamydia bacteria from reproducing. It stops its growth and eventually the bacteria die because they are unable to grow or repair their cells.

How effective is chlamydia treatment?

Chlamydia treatment with doxycycline cures chlamydia infection once you complete the course. Treatment failure can happen, if you have not taken the antibiotic as directed.

Can you overdose on doxycycline?

Doxycycline overdose can cause nausea and vomiting. You should seek medical attention if you have overdosed on doxycycline capsules.

The best treatment for chlamydia?

Antibiotics treatment is the best treatment for chlamydia. Antibiotics include doxycycline capsules or azithromycin tablets. Antibiotic treatment for chlamydia are the best treatment for chlamydia.

Home remedies and herbal remedies are not clinically effective and are not proven to work.

Is doxycycline a prescription medication?

Yes, doxycycline 100mg is a prescription medication. Here at Instant eCare we provide you with a free prescription if you complete our short medical questionnaire online.

Can I get doxycycline without a prescription?

Yes, you can get doxycycline without a pre-existing prescription here at Instant eCare online pharmacy. You cannot buy doxycycline over the counter or at your local Boots pharmacy without a prescription.

Can you have sex during chlamydia treatment?

You should avoid sexual intercourse while you are taking doxycycline and until symptoms clear (usually 7 to 10 days). However if you do decide to have sex whilst on doxycycline you should be very careful and use a condom. Please remember that chlamydia can spread through oral sex too.