Infections caused by susceptible rickettsiae, chlamydia and mycoplasma including those of the respiratory and the genital tract; treatment of leptospirosis for eight (8) years old and above patients and an alternative drug for the treatment of syphilis, actinomycosis, tularemia shigellosis and melioidosis.
200 mg on first day, then 100 mg daily.
Severe infections (including refractory urinary-tract infections) 200 mg daily.
Early syphilis, 100 mg twice daily for 14 days.
Late latent syphilis 200 mg twice daily for 28 days.
Uncomplicated genital chlamydia, non-gonococcal urethritis, 100 mg twice daily for seven (7) days (14) days in pelvic inflammatory disease.
Anthrax (treatment or post-exposure prophylaxis) 100 mg twice daily.
Child (only if alternative antibacterial cannot be given) 5 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses (max. 200 mg daily)
Each hard gelatin capsule contains: Doxycycline (as Hyclate) 100 mg
100 mg in capsule