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Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120's

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Bibracin capsule contains Doxycycline | belongs to Tetracycline

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How it works

It works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria by interrupting the protein synthesis.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s

  • Abdominal pain severe
  • Decreased appetite severe
  • Diarrhea severe
  • Headache severe
  • Joint pain severe
  • Blurred vision
  • Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
  • Pale skin
  • Difficult or painful urination
  • Mouth ulcers

Uses of Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Cholera

    Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s is used in the treatment of cholera which is an infection of the intestine caused by Vibrio cholerae.

  • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

    Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s is used in the treatment of pneumonia which is lung infection caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

  • Chlamydia Infection

    Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s is used in the treatment of sexually transmitted infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.

  • Brucellosis

    Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s is used in the treatment of Brucellosis which is a bacterial infection that spreads from animals caused by Brucella bacteria.

  • Malaria prophylaxis

    Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s is used to prevent malaria which is a bacterial infection that spreads from mosquito caused by Plasmodium falciparum.

  • Rickettsial Infection

    Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s is used in the treatment of Rickettsial infections like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, typhus fever and the typhus group, Q fever, rickettsial pox, and tick fevers caused by Rickettsiae.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed in 1.5 to 4 hours

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Patients are advised not to consume alcohol while receiving this medicine. Inform your doctor if you are an alcoholic, your doctor may increase the dose based on the clinical condition.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency have been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    Not recommended in the patients with the history of allergy to tetracyclines.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Photosensitivity

    This medicine may increase the risk of sunburn reaction. Patients should be counseled about these reactions and advised to discontinue the treatment if any symptoms of skin rash appear.

  • Impaired liver function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with the liver injury. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary. Discontinue the treatment if the symptoms persist.

  • Impaired kidney function

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney impairment due to an increase in the blood urea levels. Discontinue the treatment if any sign of elevated urea levels is observed.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended in children less than 8 years due to the risk of permanent teeth discoloration.

  • Drug-resistance

    Usage of Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of development of bacteria that is drug resistant.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose should be taken as soon possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it's already time for your next scheduled dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Cholera Vaccine severe
  • Digoxin moderate
  • Calcium gluconate moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    Avoid if you experience severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, and blood in stools after taking Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s. Inform the doctor if you are suffering from any gastrointestinal diseases. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent dehydration.

General Instructions

Take Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s as instructed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised. Drink adequate amount of water to prevent the irritation in the intestine. Do not stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

How to use Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s

By slow IV infusion, usually over 1-4 hours; rapid administration should be avoided. To make concentration of 10 mg/mL add water for injection 10 mL in 100 mg vial. This solution must be further diluted to a concentration of 0.1 to 1 mg/mL with a compatible infusion solution prior to use. Infusion must be completed within 12 hours.
Compatibility: Stable in Dextrose 5%, NaCl 0.9%, ringer’s injection, lactated ringer’s, D5LR.
Stability: When diluted to 0.1 to 1 mg/mL in D5W or NaCl 0.9 %, solution is stable for 48 hours in room temperature or 72 hours when refrigerated. Protect from light.

what are the adverse effects of Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s

GI upset, oesophagitis, oesophageal ulcers, allergy, rash, photosensitivity, hepatic dysfunction, blood disorders, anxiety, headache, hypertension, dry mouth, back pain. Superinfections. Benign intracranial hypertension. Reports of serious skin reactions, Jarish- Herxheimer reaction, tooth discolouration and enamel hypoplasia.

What is the dose of Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s

Lower Respiratory Infection: Adults: 100 mg every 12 hr on day 1 then 100 mg once daily or 50 mg every 12 hr. Severe: 100 mg every 12 hr. Children: gt;8 yr old & lt; 100 lbs body weight: 1 mg/lb every 12 hr on day 1, then 1 mg/lb once daily or 0.5 mg/lb every 12 hr. Severe: 2 mg/lb. gt;100 lbs body weight: Adult dose.
Inhalation Anthrax (Post-Exposure): Adults: 100 mg every 12 hr for 60 days. Children: gt;8 yr old & lt;100 lbs body weight: 1 mg/lb every 12 hr for 60 days. gt; 100 Ibs body weight: Adult dose.
Upper Respiratory Infection: Adults: 100 mg every 12 hr on day 1, then 100 mg once daily or 50 mg every 12 hr. Severe: 100 mg every 12 hr. Children: gt;8 yr old & lt;100 Ibs body weight: 1 mg/lb every 12 hr on day 1, then 1 mg/lb once daily or 0.5 mg/lb every 12 hr. Severe: 2 mg/lb. gt;100 Ibs body weight: Adult dose.
Urinary Tract Infection: Adults: 100 mg every 12 hr on day 1, then 100 mg once daily or 50 mg every 12 hr. Children: gt;8 yr old & lt;100 Ibs body weight: 1 mg/lb every 12 hr on day 1, then 1 mg/lb once daily or 0.5 mg/lb every 12 hr. gt;100 Ibs body weight: Adult dose.
Skin infection: Adults: 100 mg every 12 hr or 50 mg every 6 hr on day 1, then 100 mg once daily or 50 mg every 12 hr. Severe: 100 mg every 12 hr. Children: gt;8 yr old & lt;100 lbs body weight: 1 mg/lb every 12 hr on day 1, then 1 mg/lb once daily or 0.5 mg/lb every 12 hr. Severe: 2 mg/lb. gt;100 lbs body weight: Adult dose.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Bibracin capsule 100 mg 120’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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