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 »

Some types of hypercalciuria are vitamin D-dependent and, in those cases, drugs that suppress vitamin D can be useful in the diagnosis of the disease and in its treatment, according to experts at the Lorain Kidney Stone Research Center at the Medical College of Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

Sucralfate acts by providing a barrier over the area to protect the mucosa from acid attack, inhibit activity of the digestive enzyme pepsin in gastric juices, and absorb bile acids. Read the rest of this entry »

Baclofen belongs to a class of drugs known as muscle relaxants; it is used to relieve muscle spasms and contractions in conditions such as multiple sclerosis. Read the rest of this entry »