Vibramycin tablets 50 mg for bacterial infections (antibiotic, Doxycycline)
What are Vibramycin tablets 50 mg for bacterial infections (antibiotics, doxycycline)?
Vibramycin tablets contain the active ingredient doxycycline, which belongs to the tetracycline class of antibiotics. Doxycycline exerts its antibacterial effects by a mechanism of action that involves inhibiting protein synthesis in bacteria. This disruption of protein synthesis hinders the bacteria's ability to grow and reproduce.
One notable characteristic of Vibramycin tablets is their high lipophilicity, which means they have a strong affinity for lipid-rich environments. This property facilitates efficient absorption in the gastrointestinal tract, ensuring that the active ingredient is readily absorbed into the bloodstream after oral administration. Once absorbed, doxycycline is distributed throughout various tissues in the body, allowing it to target infections in different locations.
Vibramycin tablets find utility in the treatment of a wide range of bacterial infections. These infections encompass conditions such as cholera, typhus, as well as various skin infections like acne and rosacea. The versatility of doxycycline makes it a valuable option for healthcare providers when addressing bacterial infections of different origins.
Another noteworthy aspect of Vibramycin tablets is their compatibility with patients who have kidney dysfunction. Unlike some antibiotics, doxycycline is not extensively accumulated in the kidneys. This property makes it a suitable choice for individuals with impaired kidney function, though close monitoring by a healthcare professional is still required.
Active principles: doxycycline hydrochloride
Amount: 100 tablets
Maker: Pfizer Japan Inc., Tokyo, Japan
Indications: treatment of wider range of bacterial infections, including following:
- skin infections such as acne and rosacea,
- respiratory tract infections,
- otolaryngological infections,
- chronic prostatitis,
- inflammatory disease of the pelvis,
- chlamydia infection,
How to take
Adults should take 4 tablets (200 mg (titer) of the active principle) at a time, once a day, or take 2 tablets (100 mg) at a time, 2 times a day on the first day. From the second day, take 2 tablets at a time, once a day. Your doctor may adjust the dosage according to the kind of infection or symptoms.
Drink the tablets with a full glass of water.
Contraindications: do not use for pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with liver disease, difficulties in swallowing, poor general health, inability to eat enough food orally or through meals.
As this medicine may cause irritation when left in esophagus for a long time, avoid taking the tablets before bedtime.
If an allergic reaction occurs, patient needs to stop using the medicine and consult with their doctor. If patient is taking any other medication or treatment, they should consult with their doctor in advance.