Doxycycline

Chemical formula: C₂₂H₂₄N₂O₈  Molecular mass: 444.435 g/mol  PubChem compound: 54671203

Active ingredient description

Doxycycline is primarily bacteriostatic and is believed to exert its antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code Group title Classification
A01AB22 Doxycycline A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
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J01AA02 Doxycycline J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01A Tetracyclines → J01AA Tetracyclines
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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
DOXY Powder for solution for injection FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/Old
VIBRAMYCIN-D Dispersible Tablet Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (GB) MPI, EU: SmPC

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 10592-13-9
CAS Substance: 17086-28-1
CAS Substance: 24390-14-5
CAS Substance: 564-25-0
DrugBank Drug: DB00254
KEGG Drug: D07876
PubChem Compound: 54671203
RxNorm Ingredient: 3640
SNOMED-CT Concept: 372478003
Doxycycline (substance)
UNII Identifier: N12000U13O
DOXYCYCLINE

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