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ATC codes: J01AA02
EMLc
Indication
Malaria due to Plasmodium falciparum ICD11 code: 1F40
INN
Doxycycline
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
List type
Core For use only in combination with quinine
Formulations
Oral > Solid: 100 mg (hydrochloride or hyclate) ; 100 mg dispersible tablet (as monohydrate)
EML status history
First added in 1995 (TRS 867)
Changed in 1997 (TRS 882)
Changed in 2003 (TRS 920)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 946)
Changed in 2007 (TRS 950)
Changed in 2011 (TRS 965)
Sex
All
Age
Also recommended for children
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
Wikipedia
DrugBank
Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
Both salts (hyclate and hydrochloride) can be used for doxycyline for the curative treatment of malaria.