Doxycycline 100mg Capsules
  • Doxycycline 100mg Capsules

Doxycycline 100mg Capsules

Medication features

  • Used to prevent malaria
  • One capsule daily
  • Start 1-2 days before entering the zone, take each day, and 28 days after leaving


Doxycycline For Malaria Online

You can order Doxycycline for malaria prevention online from our UK registered online pharmacy and doctor service. Doxycycline is an antibacterial medication used for many purposes, one of which is Malaria Prophylaxis. If Malaria is present in an area you are traveling to, it is essential that you ensure you are taking the correct prophylactic medication. Doxycycline works by killing the Malaria parasite at the blood stage of its life cycle and is effective against Chloroquine-resistant Malaria infections.

Doxycycline is a popular choice of medication for malaria prevention, as it is not as expensive as Malarone.  Ordering doxycycline online is a 3 step process outlined below.

  1. Select Treatment and Complete Assessment
  2. Checkout
  3. Doctor Review and Pharmacy Dispensing


  • What is doxycycline?

    Doxycycline is a member of the tetracycline antibiotic family and is used to treat many different bacterial infections including Malaria prophylaxis.

  • What is the dosage of Doxycyline in Malaria prevention?

    The dosage is 100mg daily. You should start Doxycycline capsules 1-2 days before you depart, for the duration of your stay and for 4 weeks after you return. It is very important that you complete the course as the treatment may be ineffective if you do not.

  • How do I take Doxycyline?

    It is very important to take Doxycycline with a full glass of water and while standing or sitting. This is because it can cause irritation to your throat if it does not get properly washed down with water.

    You should take your capsules around the same time every day. If you forget to take it, you should take it as soon as you remember, but do not take two capsules on the same day.

  • How effective is Doxycycline?

    No Malaria prophylaxis medication is 100% effective. It will greatly reduce the likelihood of you being infected with Malaria, but it is important to prevent being bitten is the most effective measure you can take. Keeping your arms and legs covered in the evenings and nightime, wearing an insect repellent containing DEET (link) and using an insecticide containing malaria net are all important preventative measures.

  • Is Doxycycline ok to take in hot countries?

    It is important to note that a common side effect of Doxycycline is increasing the sensitivity of your skin to the sun. This means that Doxycylcine can cause your skin to burn more easily than when not taking it. This is very important to note if you are planning to taking Doxycycline as Malaria propylaxis in a country where there is a lot of sun. Keeping your skin and head covered with long sleeved clothing and a hat will help protect against this, but it is often advised to take an alternative medication to Doxycycline if available if you are going to be exposed to the sun.

  • What are the side effects of Doxycyline?

    The main side effects  of Doxycyline are an upset stomach, heartburn, thrush and sunburn as described above.

    A full list of the potential side effects that may be experienced can be found in the patient infprmation leaflet.

  • Do you need a doctor's prescription for Doxycycline?

    Yes, a prescription is required to obtain Doxycyline. If your order is approved, our doctors will pass a prescription to our pharmacy team for processing.

  • What are doxycycline 100mg capsules used for?

    Doxycyline capsules can be used to treat a number of infections, and to help prevent against malaria infection.


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