Oracea

What is Oracea?

Doxycycline (IPA: ) is an antibiotic useful for the treatment of a number of infections. It is in the tetracycline antibiotic class.

Under the brand name Vibramycin, Pfizer's doxycycline product received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval in 1967. Other brand names include Monodox, Microdox, Periostat, Vibra-Tabs, Oracea, Doryx, Vibrox, Adoxa, Doxyhexal, Doxylin, Doxoral, Doxy-1 and Atridox (topical doxycycline hyclate for periodontitis) It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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I have roscea (sp) and have been taking Oracea (I believe it to be doxycillin sp) for two years. Are there any other newer treatments for the...

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Hello,
Metronidazole gel used at night not only reduces the redness but also reduces the burning/coarseness of the skin in the area of rosacea....

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I’m currently taking Alesse (my birth control pill) and have some problems with acne and my dermatologist prescribed me Oracea (Antibiotic) and now...

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Hi,

You can take your birth control pill and the medication your dermatologist suggested you. It's not going to affect negatively on you. And I...

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I’m currently taking Alesse (my birth control pill) and have some problems with acne and my dermatologist prescribed me Oracea (Antibiotic) and now...

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HI MY DAUGHTER WAS BEING TRETED FOR ACNE BY A DERMATOLOGIST ADN WE LOST HEALTHCARE. WE WERE USING DOXYCLYNE ( ORACEA ) AND IT ELIMINTED THE ACNE....

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HI MY DAUGHTER WAS BEING TRETED FOR ACNE BY A DERMATOLOGIST ADN WE LOST HEALTHCARE. WE WERE USING DOXYCLYNE ( ORACEA ) AND IT ELIMINTED THE ACNE....

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I had Chalazion surgery on July 21st, I refused a Kenelog injection while surgery was performed (big mistake) was told there was a lot of...

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i am a 20 year old female, 130 pounds, i just started an acne regimine with a .5% aczone gel in the morning, and a 1%tazorac cream at night, plus...

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I have roscea (sp) and have been taking Oracea (I believe it to be doxycillin sp) for two years. Are there any other newer treatments for the...

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