Doxycycline

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
Doxycycline
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
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Doxycycline
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01A Tetracyclines → J01AA Tetracyclines
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Medicines

Doxycycline is the active ingredient of these drugs:

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Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

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Type
Country
Structured product labeling (SPL)
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Summary of product characteristics (SPC)
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Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

N12000U13O - DOXYCYCLINE

CAS registry number

10592-13-9 - Doxycycline hydrochloride

17086-28-1 - Doxycycline monohydrate

24390-14-5 - Doxycycline hyclate

564-25-0 - doxycycline

SNOMED-CT

372478003 - Doxycycline (substance)