Doxycycline Medical Applications and ContraindicationsAuthor(s): Hanna Daves
Doxycycline is a tetracycline family broad-spectrum antibiotic. Acne, chlamydia infections, Lyme disease, cholera, typhus, and syphilis are used to treat. When used with quinine, it is also used to prevent malaria. Doxycycline is an antibiotic with a broad spectrum. By attaching to the bacterial only 30S ribosomal subunit, it prevents the synthesis of bacterial proteins. Tetracyclines and doxycycline alone need to be used cautiously in individuals with kidney damage.