Doxycycline is an antibiotic. According to a report from Children’s Hospital of Boston, treatment for all stages of Lyme disease requires antibiotics, and the choice of antibiotic should be one that is comprehensive and will cover all likely pathogens — that is, including possible infectious causes other than Lyme. Read the rest of this entry »


In bacterial endocarditis, complete eradication of the organism causing the disease is necessary. Prolonged therapy with an antibacterial drug is the only way to kill all bacteria that are present in the endocarditis (inner lining of the heart). Read the rest of this entry »

Ciprofloxacin and metronidazole are antibiotics that are effective against a broad range of bacteria. Read the rest of this entry »

Doxycycline, minocycline, and tetracycline are antibiotics used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections including acne. Read the rest of this entry »

Tacrolimus is an immunosuppressive drug that, in its oral form, is commonly used to prevent organ rejection in transplant patients. Read the rest of this entry »