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Doxycycline Hyclate is an antibiotic that treats many bacterial infections. It’s prescribed for conditions like sinus infections, urinary tract infections, acne, rosacea, chlamydia and pneumonia. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Brand name versions of this medicine include Monodox and Doryx.
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About Doxycycline Hyclate (Monodox)
How does it work?
Doxycycline Hyclate stops bacteria from making certain proteins they need to survive. This kills the bacteria and stops it from spreading.
What does it treat?
This medication treats many different bacterial infections, such as sinus infections, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections and skin infections. It’s also used to treat some eye infections and sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Doxycycline can also be used to prevent or treat conditions like malaria, Lyme disease, acne, rosacea and more.
What forms does it come in?
You can take this medicine as a capsule, tablet or an oral suspension. There are also extended-release capsules available.
Please note that Doxycycline Hyclate oral suspension is not listed among the available options on the Dr. B platform at this time.
Doxycycline Hyclate vs. Monodox
Doxycycline Hyclate and Monodox are essentially the same medication. Monodox is just a brand name for Doxycycline Hyclate. Both medications work the same way to fight bacteria that cause infections.
How much will it cost?
Dr. B offers online consultations for $15—which is less than most copays. If a sinus infection prescription is appropriate, your out-of-pocket medication cost will depend on your insurance and where you decide to get your prescription filled. With a drug discount card, prices for Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg (14 tablets) start at $7.87.
* Prices shown with drug discount card applied. Price may differ depending on location.
Doxycycline Hyclate 100 mg (14 tablets)*
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Doxycycline Hyclate (Monodox) prescription FAQ
What are the benefits of taking Doxycycline Hyclate (Monodox)?
- Effective against many types of infection
- Kills bacteria
- Reduces sinus pressure from sinus infections
- Prevents some kinds of infection
- Generally safe for people with penicillin allergies
- A good option for people with kidney problems
Who should not take this medication?
- People who are allergic to it
- People with liver problems
- People who are pregnant or breastfeeding
- People who are taking certain medications
This medicine can make some hormonal birth control not work as well. Let your healthcare provider know what other medications you’re using, including birth control or over-the-counter medicines like antacids.
Also be careful about sun exposure while using this medicine, since Doxycycline can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
How do you take this medication?
Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. If this medicine bothers your stomach, you can try taking it with milk or food. Finish your full treatment even if you’re feeling better. If you stop this medicine too soon, your infection could come back.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Just take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it’s almost time for your next dose, just skip the missed dose.
What happens if I take too much?
Taking too much Doxycycline Hyclate can lead to serious side effects that could be life-threatening.
If you’ve taken too much of this antibiotic, call your licensed provider or local poison control center (800-222-1222) immediately.
Can I get Doxycycline Hyclate (Monodox) online?
You can get a convenient, online prescription for sinus infection treatments like Doxycycline Hyclate through Dr. B – no office visit required. Just complete a health questionnaire about your symptoms and medical history to get started.
Medical information reviewed by Dr. Sudip Bose
Sudip Bose, MD is a world-leading emergency medicine physician, combat veteran, professor, and entrepreneur. With a wide variety of experience, Dr. Bose is focused on endeavors with large-scale health and educational impact. He founded The Battle Continues, a nonprofit assisting veterans with healthcare needs. Dr. Bose is also a clinical professor at Texas Tech and University of Illinois College of Medicine. He is a graduate of the honors program at Northwestern University, where he continued his medical school education at The Feinberg School of Medicine.
Some people have side effects while using this medicine. These are usually mild and get better once you finish taking the medicine. Let your medical provider know if your side effects are bothering you or if you have other concerns.
The most common side effects are:
- Upset stomach
- Sun sensitivity
Also be on the lookout for signs of a more serious reaction. This might include skin rash or blistering, fever, confusion, severe diarrhea, dizziness or changes in your vision. These symptoms could be a sign of a life-threatening reaction, so get emergency help right away.