Doryx vs. Solodyn

Are Doryx and Solodyn the Same Thing?

Doryx MPC (doxycycline hyclate delayed-release tablets) and Solodyn (minocycline hydrochloride) are tetracycline antibiotics used to treat many different bacterial infections.

What Are Possible Side Effects of Doryx?

Common side effects of Doryx include:

What Are Possible Side Effects of Solodyn?

Common side effects of Solodyn include:

Tell your doctor if you have unlikely but serious side effects of Solodyn including:

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 Solodyn?

Solodyn (minocycline hydrochloride) is a tetracycline antibiotic used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, severe acne, gonorrhea, tick fever, chlamydia, and others.

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What Drugs Interact With Doryx?

Administration of botulinum toxin with other agents (for example, aminoglycosides, curare) that affect neuromuscular function may increase the effect of botulinum toxin.

What Drugs Interact With Solodyn?

Solodyn may interact with cholesterol-lowering medications, isotretinoin, tretinoin, antacids, products containing bismuth subsalicylate (e.g. Pepto-Bismol), minerals such as iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, and over-the-counter vitamin and mineral supplements, blood thinners, or penicillin 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 Solodyn Be Taken?

The recommended dosage of Solodyn is approximately 1 mg/kg once daily for 12 weeks.

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References


MaynePharma. Doryx Product Monograph.

http://www.doryx.com/

Ortho Dermatologics. Solodyn Product Monograph.

http://www.solodyn.com/

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