Where Can I Buy Doxycycline In South Africa

What is Doxycycline?

Doxycycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic of the tetracycline class used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria and certain parasites.

Where Can I Buy Doxycycline In South Africa?

Do I need a prescription for doxycycline in South Africa?

Both doxycycline and atovaquone-proguanil are now S2 and are available from pharmacies without a prescription. 

How much is doxycycline cost in South Africa?



What is the best way to take doxycycline?

Doxycycline is usually taken once or twice a day.

Drink a full glass of water with each dose. If your stomach becomes upset when you take doxycycline, you may take it with food or milk.

What should I avoid while taking doxycycline?

Some foods you should avoid taking with doxycycline include milk, butter, cheese, eggs, kale, and spinach.

If consuming any of these foods, eat or drink them two hours before or four hours after you take doxycycline.

Why is it important not to lie down after taking doxycycline?

Do not take Doxycycline immediately before going to bed. While you are lying down the pill can reflux back up into the esophagus, where it can irritate or even ulcerate the lining of the esophagus.

Take it at least 1 hour before bedtime. You do NOT have to avoid milk products when taking this medication.