What is Doxycycline?
Doxycycline is an antibiotic used to treat infections like Lyme disease, chlamydia, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and bacterial infections caused by susceptible organisms. Doxycycline requires a prescription from your veterinarian.
For: Cats and Dogs
Treats a variety of infections
Once-a-day broad-spectrum antibiotic
Treats Lyme disease, chlamydia, and Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
Also can treat urinary tract infections
How it works:
Doxycycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that treats bacterial infections. It works by interrupting the production of proteins by bacteria. It is effective against a wide variety of bacteria.
Do not give doxycycline to pregnant or nursing animals. Do not give multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within two hours before or after giving doxycycline. These products can reduce the effectiveness of doxycycline.