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Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline

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Efracea is a prescription medication, used to treat acne, a skin condition that causes pimples and red...

Efracea is a prescription medication, used to treat acne, a skin condition that causes pimples and red bumps. It contains Doxycylcine 40mg in a modified release formulation and belongs to a family of antibiotics called tetracyclines.

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Description

What is Efracea?

Efracea is a prescription medication used to treat the skin condition rosacea. The medication comes in slow-release capsules intended for use by adults. It contains Doxycycline 40mg.

How does it work?

The active ingredient doxycycline is an antibiotic that kills bacteria living on the skin. It can also be used to treat other bacterial infections such as sexually transmitted diseases and malaria. 

Is Efracea right for me?

Efracea may be right for you if you suffer from rosacea which is a skin condition that causes a thickening of the skin, abnormal redness, flushing and sometimes small raised spots called papules. 


Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dry mouth
  • Inflammation of the nose and throat
  • Inflammation of the sinuses
  • Sinus headache
  • Fungal infections
  • Raised blood pressure
  • Back pain
  • Anxiety
  • Change in liver function
  • Raised blood sugar levels

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medications you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.

Delivery

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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch. 


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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or envelopes. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!

Dosage

Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Efracea

Take one capsule in the morning, taken on an empty stomach with a full glass of water; 16-week maximum course. 

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice.

No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Additional Information

The capsules contain the ingredient doxycycline which is an antibiotic that treats bacterial infections and can effectively treat rosacea over long periods of time.

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General Information

What is Efracea?

Efracea is a medication that contains the active ingredient doxycycline, a type of antibiotic known as a tetracycline. It's designed to be released slowly over the day, which is why it's often referred to as a "modified-release" formulation. Efracea is primarily used to treat the symptoms of rosacea, a skin condition that causes redness and spots on the face.

How does Efracea work?

Efracea (doxycycline) works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria, helping to reduce inflammation and redness associated with rosacea. Efracea helps to reduce the number of spots associated with the condition.

What are the benefits of using Efracea?

Efracea helps to manage the symptoms of rosacea, leading to less redness and fewer spots on the face. It's a long-term treatment that, when taken regularly, help to control the chronic condition.

Dosage & Usage

How do I use Efracea?

Efracea is taken orally as a capsule, typically once a day in the morning. It must be taken with water and with or without food. It's essential to take Efracea consistently, as directed by a healthcare provider, for the best results.

Efracea dosage

The standard dosage of Efracea is one 40mg capsule taken once a day, usually in the morning. However, a healthcare provider is able to advise on the correct dosage based on the specific needs and condition of an indovidual.

Side Effects & Considerations

Side effects & precautions

Common side effects of Efracea include headaches, nasal congestion, and back pain. Less common side effects include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and increased blood pressure.

Efracea, like other antibiotics, potentially make the skin more sensitive to sunlight, so it's important to use sun protection and avoid excessive sun exposure while taking the medication. As with all medications, if concerned about side effects or precautions, it's important to discuss these with a healthcare provider.

Availability & Pricing

How do I buy Efracea online?

Efracea is a prescription medication, so a prescription from a healthcare provider is needed to buy it. Some online pharmacies offer online consultations with healthcare providers who is able to issue a prescription if appropriate. Always ensure any online pharmacy is regulated and reputable before making a purchase.

FAQs

Is Efracea an antibiotic?

Yes, Efracea contains the antibiotic doxycycline, which is part of the tetracycline class of antibiotics.

Is Efracea the same as doxycycline?

Efracea contains doxycycline as its active ingredient. However, it is a modified-release formulation designed to be released slowly over the day.

When should I take Efracea?

Efracea is typically taken once a day, usually in the morning. However, always follow a healthcare provider's instructions on when to take the medication.

How long can I take Efracea for?

The length of time one must take Efracea depend on a healthcare provider's recommendation. As rosacea is a chronic condition, it might require long-term management. Always follow a healthcare provider's instructions regarding the duration of treatment.

Does Efracea work?

Efracea is effective in managing the symptoms of rosacea, including redness and spots. However, everyone's response to medication is different and it might take several weeks to see improvement. If concerned about the effectiveness of the treatment, it's important to discuss these with a healthcare provider.

Can you drink alcohol with Efracea?

While alcohol does not directly interact with Efracea (doxycycline), it's generally advisable to avoid excessive drinking while taking antibiotics. Alcohol may interfere with the body's ability to fight off infection and potentially exacerbate the side effects of the medication, such as dizziness and nausea. Always consult with a healthcare provider for personalised advice.

Side Effects & Considerations

Efracea side effects

As with any medication, Efracea comes with potential side effects. Common side effects include headache, a blocked or runny nose, sinusitis and fungal infection. Some people experience stomach upset, skin rash and changes in liver function tests. These are not all the side effects of Efracea. For a full list, please refer to the patient information leaflet or consult with a healthcare provider.

Availability & Pricing

Efracea 40mg MR capsules

Efracea 40mg MR (Modified Release) capsules are designed to release the active ingredient doxycycline slowly throughout the day. The formulation allows for a once-daily dose which improves the convenience and adherence to treatment.

Efracea UK

Yes, Efracea is available in the UK. It is a prescription-only medicine, which means it is only obtained with a prescription issued by a registered healthcare provider. It is avaiable for purchase in pharmacies and some online healthcare services following an online consultation with a healthcare provider.

Alternatives & Related Treatments

Efracea rosacea reviews

Many users of Efracea for rosacea have found it effective for reducing inflammation and the appearance of spots associated with the condition. Reviews are found on various health forums and websites. However, as with all medication, individual experiences and effectiveness vary.

Remember, a healthcare provider is the best source of information and guidance when deciding on treatments for conditions like rosacea. It's crucial to discuss all options, along with their potential benefits and risks, before beginning a new medication.

Buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline Online

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

You can buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline and dispatch it discreetly to your address.

How to buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline online?

You can buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline by following the following steps.

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  2. If you are eligible to purchase Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline you will be shown it as one of your treatment options along with the available trimethoprim dose
  3. Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address

Can I get Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline tablets on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline from the NHS.

Can you get Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline over the counter?

No, you can’t get Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline tablets over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline tablets is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline.

Is Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline safe?

If you have been prescribed Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Trimethoprim is commonly prescribed to treat urinary tract infections, a prevalent health issue affecting the urinary system. This medication is effective against a range of bacterial infections, notably those affecting the urinary and respiratory tracts. Trimethoprim works by targeting and inhibiting a substance called folic acid, which is crucial for the growth and reproduction of bacteria. By disrupting the production of folic acid, Trimethoprim hinders the development of bacteria, thereby helping to clear infections.

While it's primarily known for its effectiveness in treating urinary tract infections, it's also used for certain types of respiratory tract infections. However, like any medication, the safety of Trimethoprim for an individual depends on various factors including their overall health, other medications they may be taking, and their specific medical history. It's important to consult a healthcare professional to determine if Trimethoprim is a safe and appropriate treatment option.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Typically, it is recommended to avoid alcohol while taking the medication or other antibiotics, please consult your doctor for more guidance.

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It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline200mg, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

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If you would like to buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

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The time it takes for a Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline?

The effectiveness of Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to medicines.org
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

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You can buy Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg tablets online from Welzo.com upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.

Are Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg tablets at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline head over to drugs.com for further details.

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Yes, you can purchase Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg tablets from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline cost?

The costs of Efracea - 40mg MR Doxycycline 200mg tablets are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.

Additional Information on Trimethoprim 200mg

Trimethoprim 200mg, the usual dose, is a potent antibiotic primarily used to treat bacterial infections, particularly those related to urinary infections such as cystitis. This medication operates by inhibiting the bacterial production of a vital substance, folic acid, thereby preventing the growth and spread of the infection.

While it is highly effective in managing urinary tract infections, it's essential to be aware of certain precautions. Individuals with severe liver problems, or blood disorders, should consult their healthcare provider before using Trimethoprim, as it may not be the safest option for them. Additionally, it's a common misconception that cranberry juice can treat urine infections; however, while it may help alleviate cystitis symptoms by preventing bacteria from adhering to the bladder walls, it should not replace medical treatment with antibiotics like Trimethoprim.

As with any antibiotic, it's crucial to complete the full course as prescribed, even if symptoms improve, to effectively treat bacterial infections and prevent antibiotic resistance.

Is Efracea the same as Doxycycline?

Efracea is a brand name which contains Doxycycline in a slow release formulation. 

How long does it take for Efracea to work?

Efracea generally begins to work within 2-4 weeks. However, some people may not see results for several months. It is important to continue using the medication as directed and to talk to a healthcare professional if there are any concerns.

Is this medication suitable for me?

Please get in touch with a doctor if you are unsure what medication is suitable for you. You can also complete our online consultation form to check your eligibility for the product.

How is the medication delivered?

All orders placed before 14:00 from Monday to Friday will be dispatched that day. The orders are sent using 24 Hour Tracked delivery provided by Royal Mail. Items will usually arrive the very next day after the order has been placed. We also provide tracking for your orders to check the status and location of your parcel. All our medication is packaged in plain confidential padded white or brown envelopes. This ensures that your orders are discreet, and the content of the orders will be for your eyes only.

How long can you take Efracea for?

Efracea can be taken for as long as needed to control acne. However, it is important to follow the instructions of a healthcare professional and to not exceed the recommended dosage. If Efracea is taken for an extended period of time, there is a risk of developing resistance to the medication. Additionally, long-term use of Efracea can lead to serious side effects, such as liver damage. Therefore, it is important to use the medication as directed and to talk to a healthcare professional if there are any concerns.

Can you drink alcohol with Efracea?

There is no known interaction between alcohol and Efracea. However, as with any medication, it is always best to talk to a healthcare professional before drinking alcohol while taking Efracea.

How do I order my medication?

Some products only require an online consultation which approximately takes 1 minute to complete, enabling you to then buy the product. Other products will also require a prescription; in this case, you will need to complete the online consultation, and then one of our partner pharmacy prescribers or doctors will review the online consultation questions and approve the order for delivery if you are eligible to purchase the item.

Can I cancel or return my order?

For non-medicinal products, you are eligible to return the product within 14 days of receipt in the same packaging you received. For medicinal products, you are eligible to cancel the order only until it has been dispatched. From that point forward, you are no longer eligible to return the order.

You have the right to cancel your order for medication up to the point when your medication is dispatched.

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Efracea has been a game-changer for my skin issues. Noticed significant improvements within just a few weeks. Highly recommend this product!