|Infections caused by bacteria
||Doxycycline Hyclate, Lactic Acid Bacillus
Swidox (Doxycycline Hyclate/Lactic Acid Bacillus) is a combination of two ingredients which is commonly used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria. The main ingredient, doxycycline, is a tetracycline antibiotic which effectively fights many different types of bacteria in the body. It is used to treat periodonitis, Chlamydia, acne, gonorrhoea, urinary tract infections, Lyme disease and many other bacterial infections. Lactic acid bacillus is also added, in order to enhance the healing properties of this drug.
Dosage and Administration
Prior to commencing treatment with Swidox (Doxycycline Hyclate/Lactic Acid Bacillus) capsules, it is necessary for the patient to visit a doctor for a medical consultation. The doctor will examine the patient, and decide the correct amount of medicine required. Factors such as the severity of the condition, and the patient's medical history will be taken into consideration when the doctor is deciding the dosage. As with all antibiotics, it is essential to continue treatment until the entire amount of medication prescribed has been completed.
It is important to note that taking Swidox (Doxycycline Hyclate/Lactic Acid Bacillus) may cause some patients to experience side effects, which can be mild or serious. Possible examples of side effects include:
- An upset stomach
- Vaginal or rectal itching
- Pain in the mouth
- Itching or other symptoms affecting the skin
Serious side effects require immediate medical attention. Examples of severe reactions include sunburn or redness of the skin caused by an increased sensitivity to light, discolouration of urine, appetite loss, changes in vision and bloody stools. Adverse reactions other than those listed here may also occur.
If you suffer from diabetes or kidney disease, or have a history of kidney disease, it is essential that you disclose this information to your doctor before you start taking this drug.
This medicine can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. You are advised to wear protective clothing, as well as applying sunscreen if you are going to be outdoors.
Seek immediate emergency medical attention if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms to watch for, which may be indicative of a reaction, include skin rashes, hives, swelling of the face or limbs, trouble breathing, and trouble swallowing.
Always use Swidox (Doxycycline Hyclate/Lactic Acid Bacillus) as you have been prescribed by your doctor. Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor. The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated.
This medication may not be safe for all patients. Before you begin using it always disclose the following to your doctor:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
- If you suffer from any allergies.
- If you suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses.
- If you are using any other medicine (including all non-prescription).
- If you are using any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products of any kind.