Doxycycline (Vibramycin, Doxychel)

Class of antibiotic > Tetracycline – inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the 30s subunit of mRNA in bacterial cells. Useful against susceptible gram-negative, gram-positive, protozoal, and rickettsial organisms. Dose: 100-400mg IV once per day, diluted in 100-400ml of Normal Saline. Administration: Methods of administration include elastomeric pumps (“homeballs) and gravity bags, although with a … Continue Reading →