Vibramycin tablets 50 mg for bacterial infections (antibiotic, Doxycycline)
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General information on Japanese Vibramycin tablets 50 mg for bacterial infections (antibiotic, Doxycycline)
Package details: 100 tablets
Manufacturer: Pfizer Japan Inc., Japan
Active ingredients: doxycycline hydrochloride hydrate (chemical formula (C22H24N2O8)2. 2HCl. C2H6O. H2O)
Medical effect: Vibramycin tablets are effective for the treatment of various bacterial infections, including following:
- Vibramycin tablets are the first-line regimen for cholera and typhus,
- skin infections, including acne and rosacea,
- respiratory tract infections,
- otolaryngological infections,
- chronic prostatitis,
- pelvic inflammatory disease,
- chlamydia infection,
Contraindications and precautions: do not use for pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding women. Do not use for patients with liver disorder, difficulty in swallowing or poor general condition. Do not use for patients who cannot take enough nutrition orally or by meals.
Take these tablets with a full glass of water and avoid taking just before going to bed. If this medicine occasionally stays in esophagus for a long time, it may cause irritation or ulcer.
If an allergic reaction occurs, stop taking the medicine and consult with your doctor. If you’re taking any other medication or receiving any other treatment, you have to consult with your doctor before use.
Dosage and administration
On the first day, take 4 tablets (200 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once a day, or take 2 tablets (100 mg) at a time, 2 times a day. From the second day, take 2 tablets at a time, once a day.
The doctor in charge may adjust the dosage according to the disease, age, or symptoms.
How effective are Vibramycin tablets 50 mg from Japan for bacterial infections (antibiotic, Doxycycline)?
Vibramycin tablets contain doxycycline, a broad-spectrum tetracycline-class antibiotic. It works by inhibiting the protein synthesis of bacteria and stopping their growth. It’s highly lipophilic, so Vibramycin tablets are well adsorbed and the active ingredient is distributed through multiple body tissues.
Who should use Vibramycin tablets 50 mg from Japan?
Vibramycin tablets are effective for the treatment of various bacterial infections, including cholera, typhus, skin infections, including acne and rosacea, respiratory tract infections, otolaryngological infections, chronic prostatitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, chlamydia infection and syphilis. As doxycycline is not accumulated in kidneys, it can be used for patients with renal dysfunction, however, the monitoring of doctor in charge is required (J. L. Riond, J. E. Riviere. "Pharmacology and toxicology of doxycycline". Veterinary and Human Toxicology. 1988, 30 (5): 431–43).