An antibiotic drug used to treat infection.

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... DOXYCYCLINE (Doryx®, Doxy®, Periostat®, Vibramycin®) is a tetracycline-type antibiotic. Doxycycline kills certain bacteria that cause infection, or stops their growth. It treats many kinds of infections of the skin, bone, stomach, respiratory tract, sinuses, ear, and urinary tract. It also treats Lyme disease and certain sexually transmitted diseases. For travelers to certain areas doxycycline can be given to suppress malaria. Periostat® is a specific capsule and tablet form of doxycycline which helps to treat periodontitis. Generic regular doxycycline tablets and capsules are available. Generic Periostat® capsules and tablets are not available. ...
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Doxycycline Systematic (IUPAC) name (2-(amino-hydroxy-methylidene ...
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