Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It fights bacteria in the body. Doxycycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as acne, urinary tract infections, intestinal infections, eye infections, gonorrhea, chlamydia, periodontitis (gum disease), and others. Doxycycline is also used to treat blemishes, bumps, and acne-like lesions caused by rosacea. Doxycycline will not treat facial redness caused by rosacea. Some forms of doxycycline are used to prevent malaria, to treat anthrax, or to treat infections caused by mites, ticks, or lice. Doxycycline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Acticlate is a form of doxycycline that serves as an antibacterial agent in the body. It works by hampering bacterial growth, by that giving the body's own immune system a chance to overtake the invading bacteria. The drug is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.
Acticlate (doxycycline) is a tetracycline antibiotic which works by preventing and killing bacteria in the body. Acticlate treats several bacterial infections such as acne, eye infections, intestinal infections, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, urinary tract infections, and gum disease.
Acticlate may also be used to treat scars, bumps, and lesions caused by rosacea. This medication may also be used in other forms to prevent malaria or treat anthrax and other infections. Do not use Acticlate if you are allergic to any ingredient in it. Consult your doctor for more information.
Acticlate may cause some needed side effects as well as unwanted side effects. Some of the side effects include dizziness, diarrhea, dark urine, loss of appetite, fast heartbeat, headache, and fever. If these side effects occur or persist, seek medical attention immediately.