Doxycycline for Malaria

Buy doxycycline 100mg capsules

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50 pack of doxycycline 100mg capsules
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Prices from £24.00

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In stock. Simply fill in a brief consultation questionnaire and one of our doctors will review your request today.

1 week course

100 mg - £24.00

2 week course

100 mg - £27.50

3 week course

100 mg - £31.00

4 week course

100 mg - £35.00

How to get doxycycline online

It’s easy and simple to request doxycycline online from ZAVA:

  1. Medical questionnaire: answer a few simple questions about your trip and your health
  2. Doctor review: one of our UK registered doctors will check if medication is right for you
  3. Fast, discreet delivery: if it’s approved, your order can be posted to you or available to collect from your local Post Office

Active ingredient

Doxycycline contains the active ingredient doxycycline hyclate, and the standard dose for preventing malaria is 100mg per day.

There are also non-active ingredients used in the sugar sphere and capsule shell of this medication.

Sugar Sphere:

  • Crospovidone
  • Polymethacrylate
  • Talc

Capsules shell:

  • Indigo carmine (E132)
  • Yellow iron oxide (E172)
  • Black iron oxide (E172)
  • Titanium dioxide (E171)
  • GelatinPrinting ink
  • Shellac
  • Ethyl Alcohol
  • Isopropyl Alcohol
  • n-Butyl Alcohol
  • Propylene
  • Glycol
  • Ammonium Hydroxide
  • Purified Water
  • Potassium Hydroxide
  • Titanium dioxide (E171)

Common side effects

Common side effects of doxycycline include:

  • skin that burns more easily in the sun
  • angioedema (skin swelling)
  • nausea and vomiting
  • oesophagitis or gastritis
  • diarrhoea
  • overgrowth of other organisms, for example leading to thrush
  • headaches
  • hives
  • skin rash
  • systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) getting worse
  • blurred vision
  • hypersensitivity

We’d always recommend you read the leaflet that comes with your medication which includes a full list of side effects.

Medically reviewed by:
Dr Simran Deo Doctor

Dr Simran Deo qualified from St George’s, University of London in medicine in 2006 with a distinction in her written finals. She went on to specialise in general practice, obtaining the MRCGP certification in 2012. In 2014 she received a merit for the Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University.

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Last reviewed: 10 Jan 2020

Once you know you’re travelling to country with a risk of malaria, you can get treatment before you go. ZAVA offers a range of options to consider, without needing to see a doctor face to face.

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