DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s

 47.00

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Drug Strength: 100 mg
Drug Form : Capsule
Pack Size : 10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

DC Cap capsule contains Doxycycline | belongs to Tetracycline

SKU: pg_5629_7867 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria by interrupting the protein synthesis.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s

    • Abdominal pain severe
    • Decreased appetite severe
    • Diarrhea severe
    • Headache severe
    • Joint pain severe
    • Blurred vision rare
    • Increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight rare
    • Pale skin rare
    • Difficult or painful urination rare
    • Mouth ulcers rare
    • Swelling of face, arms, hands, lower legs,or feet
    • Inflammation of heart muscles

    Uses of DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Cholera

      DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of cholera which is an infection of the intestine caused by Vibrio cholerae.

    • Mycoplasma Pneumonia

      DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of pneumonia which is lung infection caused by Mycoplasma pneumoniae.

    • Chlamydia Infection

      DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of sexually transmitted infections caused by Chlamydia trachomatis.

    • Brucellosis

      DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s is used in the treatment of Brucellosis which is a bacterial infection that spreads from animals caused by Brucella bacteria.

    • Malaria prophylaxis

      DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s is used to prevent malaria which is a bacterial infection that spreads from mosquito caused by Plasmodium falciparum.

    • Rickettsial Infection

      DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’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.

    General Warnings
    • 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 DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’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
    • Digoxin moderate
    • Calcium gluconate moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    • moderate

      This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

    General Instructions

    Take DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’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

    Additional Information>

    How to use DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’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 DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’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 happens if I miss a dose of DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’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 DC Cap capsule 100 mg 10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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