Doryx® (doxycycline hyclate delayed-release tablets, USP) is an oral antibiotic that is used in combination with other medicines to treat severe acne.
Important Safety Information about Doryx® (doxycycline hyclate delayed-release tablets, USP)
Do not take Doryx® if you are allergic to tetracyclines, and like other tetracyclines, doxycycline can harm the developing baby when taken by a pregnant woman.Tetracycline drugs should not be used when a child’s teeth are forming (during the last half of pregnancy and up to the age of 8 years) because they may become permanently discolored. Oral antibiotics may lessen the effectiveness of birth control pills.
Sensitivity to sunlight can occur with tetracycline-class drugs. Diarrhea may occur with the use of antibiotics. If you develop watery and bloody stools (with or without stomach cramps or fever), please call your doctor as soon as possible. Use Doryx® only as prescribed in order to reduce the chance of bacteria becoming resistant to antibiotics used to treat them.
For additional safety and other information, as well as instructions on how to break the tablet, please see Full Prescribing Information.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Doryx® is a registered trademark of Warner Chilcott Company, LLC.