- Are Accutane and Doryx the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Doryx?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Accutane?
- What is Doryx?
- What is Accutane?
- What Drugs Interact with Doryx?
- What Drugs Interact with Accutane?
- How Should Doryx Be Taken?
- How Should Accutane Be Taken?
Are Doryx and Accutane the Same Thing?
The brand name Accutane is discontinued in the U.S., but generic formulations are available.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Doryx?
Common side effects of Doryx include:
What Are Possible Side Effects of Accutane?
Common side effects of Accutane include:
- dry skin,
- dry nose,
- cracks in the corners of the mouth,
- dry mouth,
- dry lips,
- cracking or peeling skin,
- inflammation of the whites of the eyes,
- dry eyes,
- joint pain,
- back pain,
- nervousness, or
- changes in your fingernails or toenails.
What is Doryx?
Doryx MPC (doxycycline hyclate delayed-release tablets) is a tetracycline class antibiotic indicated for rickettsial infections, sexually transmitted infections, respiratory tract infections, specific bacterial infections, ophthalmic infections anthrax [including inhalational anthrax (post-exposure)], alternative treatment for selected infections when penicillin is contraindicated, adjunctive therapy in acute intestinal amebiasis and severe acne, and prophylaxis of malaria.
What is Accutane?
Accutane (isotretinoin) is a retinoid used for the treatment and prevention of severe acne. The brand name Accutane is discontinued in the U.S., but generic formulations are available.
What Drugs Interact With Doryx?
What Drugs Interact With Accutane?
Accutane may interact with steroids, seizure medications, or tetracycline antibiotics
How Should Doryx Be Taken?
The usual dosage of Doryx MPC is 240 mg on the first day of treatment (administered 120 mg every 12 hours) followed by a maintenance dose of 120 mg daily.
How Should Accutane Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Accutane is 0.5 to 2 mg per kg of body weight daily.
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MaynePharma. Doryx Product Monograph.
FDA. Accutane Product Information.