A generic drug is a copy of the brand-name drug with the same dosage, safety, strength, quality, consumption method, performance, and intended use. Before generics become available on the market, the generic company must prove it has the same active ingredients as the brand-name drug and works in the same way and in the same amount of time in the body.
The only differences between generics and their brand-name counterparts is that generics are less expensive and may look slightly different (eg. different shape or color), as trademarks laws prevent a generic from looking exactly like the brand-name drug.
Generics are less expensive because generic manufacturers don't have to invest large sums of money to develop a drug. When the brand-name patent expires, generic companies can manufacture a copy of the brand-name and sell it at a substantial discount.
Known as Vibramycin-D in the UK
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Doxycycline monohydrate is from the family of drugs known as a tetracycline antibiotic. This medication is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, including those of acne. It is also used to prevent malaria. It works by killing bacteria cells and preventing the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections which mean it will not work for viral infections such as common cold, flu. Unnecessary use or misuse of this antibiotic will only lead to its decreased effectiveness.
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Take this medication orally, once or twice daily or as directed by your doctor. You need to take the medicine with a glass of water on an empty stomach. Have at least an hour break if you take it before or after a meal.
If you are using the liquid form of this medicine, measure the dose correctly with a measuring spoon or cup. Take the medicine regularly at evenly spaced times. Do not skip any dose or stop using the medication until the entire prescribed amount of medicine is finished.
Doxycycline Monohydrate 50mg contains:
And a hard gelatin capsule which contains black iron oxide, red iron oxide, titanium dioxide, and yellow iron oxide for the 100 mg and 75 mg strengths, titanium dioxide and yellow iron oxide for the 50 mg strength.
Common side effects of doxycycline monohydrate are as follows: