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Doxycycline. Dermatologic indications and dosage

Doxycycline. Dermatologic indications and dosage

Bacillary angiomatosis 100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks > 8 years old - 100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

Bacillary angiomatosis 100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks > 8 years old - 100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

Bartonellosis

100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

Boutonneuse fever

200 mg PO or IV immediately and at bedtime, followed by 100 mg PO twice daily for 3 days

> 8 years old - 2-5 mg per kg PO daily for 7-10 days

Bullous pemphigoid

50-100 mg PO twice daily

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily

Dermatitis herpetiformis

50-100 mg PO twice daily

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily

Epidemic typhus

200 mg PO or IV twice daily for 3 days, then 100 mg PO of IV daily until 48-72 hours after patient becomes afebrile

> 8 years old - 200 mg PO or IV twice daily for 3 days, then maintenance dose 100 mg PO or IV twice daily until 48-72 hours after patient becomes afebrile

Folliculitis

50-100 mg PO twice daily

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily

Leptospirosis

100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

Linear IgA bullous dermatosis

50-100 mg PO twice daily

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily

Lyme disease

100 mg PO twice daily for 21 days; prophylaxis after tick bite - 200 mg PO for 1 dose

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

Lymphogranuloma venereum

100 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 3 weeks

Perioral dermatitis

100 mg PO twice daily for at least 30 days

> 8 years old - 50-100 mg PO twice daily for at least 30 days

Relapsing fever

100 mg PO twice daily for 7 days

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 7 days

Rickettsialpox

100 mg PO twice daily for 5 days

> 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 5 days

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

100 mg PO twice daily for 7-10 days > 8 years old - 2 mg per kg PO or IV

loading dose, followed by 1 mg per kg PO or IV every 12 hours for 7 days and for at least 48 hours after defervescence

100 mg PO twice daily for 7-10 days > 8 years old - 2 mg per kg PO or IV

loading dose, followed by 1 mg per kg PO or IV every 12 hours for 7 days and for at least 48 hours after defervescence

Rosacea

100 mg PO twice daily for at least

> 8 years old - 50-100 mg PO twice

30 days

daily for at least 30 days

Rocky Mountain spotted fever

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Doxycycline. Dermatologic indications and dosage (Continued)

Disease Adult dosage Child dosage

Scrub typhus 100 mg PO twice daily for 7-14 days > 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 14 days

Trench fever 100 mg PO twice daily for 4 weeks > 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily for 4 weeks

Tularemia 100 mg PO twice daily for 7-14 days > 8 years old - 50 mg PO twice daily or until patient is afebrile for 5-7 for 7-14 days or until patient is days afebrile for 5-7 days

100 mg PO twice daily for 15 days

> 8 years old - 2-5 mg per kg PO divided into 2 doses daily for 15 days

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