What are the recommended dosages of Generic Vibramycin (Doxycycline Hyclate)?
The recommended dosage of Generic Vibramycin (Doxycycline Hyclate) for most types of bacterial infections in adults is 100mg to 200mg per day for 7 to 14 days. For chronic (long-term) or more serious infections, treatment can be carried out for a longer time.
For the treatment of children ages eight or older, your healthcare provider will prescribe a Generic Vibramycin (Doxycycline Hyclate) dosage based on a weight chart, usually about 1 to 2mg per pound of body weight per day. The dose is divided and taken for 7 to 14 days. Children should generally be limited to 200mg or less of this medication per day.
The recommended dosage of Generic Vibramycin (Doxycycline Hyclate) for preventing malaria is 100mg daily for adults. For children, the dosage is 2mg per kilogram of body weight (about 0.9 mg per pound), without exceeding 100mg per day.