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DOXYCYCLINE CAPSULES 100MG

Active substance(s): DOXYCYCLINE HYCLATE

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doxycycline
#100 mg
capsules

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doxycycline
#100 mg
capsules

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100
mg

Doxycycline 100 mg
Capsules, Hard

Package leaflet: Information for the patient

DOXYCYCLINE 100 mg
CAPSULES, HARD

8 capsules
Each capsule contains: Doxycycline hyclate
equivalent to 100 mg of doxycycline.
Dosage: For oral use as directed by a doctor.
Read the package leaflet before use.
Keep out of sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package in order to protect
from light and moisture. Store below 25°C
PL 04569/0035 POM
350646 LL0448AE
Mylan, Potters Bar, Herts, EN6 1TL, UK.

(doxycycline)

Read all of this leaflet carefully before you
start taking this medicine because it contains
important information for you.
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1. What Doxycycline is and what it is used for
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What Doxycycline looks like and the contents of
the pack.
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6. Contents of the pack and other information
What Doxycycline contains
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This leaflet was last revised in June 2014

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2. What you need to know before you
take Doxycycline

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Your blood tests may show
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5. How to store Doxycycline

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4. Possible side effects

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3. How to take Doxycycline

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Date: 20 JUN 2014
Description Doxycycline 100mg 8
Component Type Label Leaflet
Affiliate Item Code 350646

Pharma Code TBC
SAP No. NA
Vendor Job No. 221564

TrackWise PR No. 350646

Proof No. 7

MA No. 04569/0035

Supplier Code LL0448AE

Time: 12:35

No. of colours 4

Superceded Affiliate Item Code 10002608

Packing Site/Printer NA

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Sign-offs

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