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Difference between doxycycline wsw and doxycycline hyclate?

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29 Oct 2011

Doxycycline is available in several different salts: Doxycycline hydrochloride (hyclate), Doxycycline monohydrate, doxycycline carrageenate, doxycycline calcium and doxycycline phosphate (fosfatex).

Doxycycline Hydrochloride:

Doxycycline hcl appearance - yellow powder shelf life of antibiotic anti-infective drug substance of doxycycline, also known as doxycycline, This product is light yellow or yellow crystalline powder, bitter, [Uses] antibiotic anti-infective pharmaceutical raw materials, this product tetracycline antibacterial spectrum and the same long-lasting, efficient, and antibacterial effects of tetracycline stronger than 10-fold resistant to tetracycline is still valid, mainly for respiratory tract infections, chronic bronchitis, sexually transmitted disease and urinary tract infection and so on.

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mauricenme 6 Mar 2014

that's all fine but is there a difference between doxyclyline and doxycycline hyclate. if there is what is the difference maybe an inactive ingredient if not why is the hyclate on one pill bottle and not the other and the pills look different

Fashionfre8k 5 Oct 2014

No difference in spectrum of activity
Different salt, same Abx

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