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difference between doxycycline and doxycycline hcl for chlamydia treatment

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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • April 15, 2007
  • 00:54 PM

Im currently taking "doxycycline" for treatment of chlamydia. However, the pharmacist at the drugstore showed me a "doxycycline hcl" which is much cheaper. Is there a difference between "doxycycline" and "doxycycline hcl" for the treatment of chlamydia?

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  • Doxycycline is available in several different salts: Doxycycline monohydrate, doxycycline hydrochloride (hyclate), doxycycline carrageenate, doxycycline calcium and doxycycline phosphate (fosfatex).
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