What is Doxycycline?

The Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic also classified as long duration of action. The Doxycycline is indicated for the treatment of major infectious diseases including malaria. In fact, Doxycycline works by stopping the spread of malarial parasite up to eradicate completely.

  • Vanquish the malarial parasites
  • It is more effective than other malarial drugs
  • It offers total protection in any area exposed to malaria



Many do not know that the malaria parasite has evolved over time, which means that you become immune to old antimalarial drugs such as chloroquine. Clinical studies have however shown that doxycycline works effectively even in countries where malaria shows a tolerance to the more traditional anti-malarial therapies.

What are the advantages of taking doxycycline?

Doxycycline is an effective antimalarial treatment used worldwide to prevent infection with malaria. It is a long-term solution to prevent cases of malaria during a continuous period of two years. In addition, unlike other antimalarial drugs, doxycycline can also be used by people traveling to high altitudes or who wish to dive. It may eventually be used by people suffering from epilepsy or psoriasis, unlike other anti-malarial treatments.

What is the mechanism of action of doxycycline?

When malaria parasites enter the body they reproduce rapidly and spread through the bloodstream. Doxycycline, interrupting the process of protein synthesis, blocks cell reproduction and parasitic allows the immune system to eradicate malaria before it becomes uncontrollable.

Who can not take doxycycline?

Doxycycline should not be taken by women who are pregnant or lactating, because this antimalarial drug may harm the fetus. Doxycycline is also not recommended to anyone who has expressed an intolerance or allergy to the active substances contained in it, ie, doxycycline, to minocycline or tetracycline.

People who take supplements of vitamins, calcium and iron should consult a doctor before taking doxycycline because these substances may reduce the efficacy of the antimalarial drug.

How to take Doxycycline?

For the treatment and prevention of malaria it is necessary to take one tablet of doxycycline per day from two days before departure, during and up to four weeks after returning from the trip. Doxycycline is best taken with food and with a glass of water.

Doxycycline: are there side effects?

Doxycycline is a low-dose antimalarial drug, which means that it is well tolerated and only rarely has side effects. However, as with any drug, doxycycline can also predict some mild side effects though and passengers such as diarrhea, heartburn, vomiting, abdominal pain and light sensitivity. Women who use doxycycline should also be aware that this antimalarial drug can lead to a reduction in contraceptive effectiveness.

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