Chemical formula: C₂₂H₂₄N₂O₈ Molecular mass: 444.435 g/mol PubChem compound: 54671203
Doxycycline is primarily bacteriostatic and is believed to exert its antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
|A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
|J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01A Tetracyclines → J01AA Tetracyclines
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
|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
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