Doxycycline

7 day antibiotic (doxycycline 100mg) to treat chlamydia.

  • Take twice per day for 7 days
  • Avoid sexual contact for 7 days after
  • Only £6.50

Read medical information and answer medical questions to buy treatment online.

How to buy Doxycycline online

Doxycycline is prescription only medicine.

To buy Doxycycline online you will need to complete an online consultation before you can make an order.

  1. Read medical information about doxycycline for chlamydia
  2. Answer medical questions to check for eligibility

Once completed patients choose treatment, register details, and pay online. A doctor will review your order and issue the prescription electronically to our pharmacy. Medicine is then delivered direct to you.

Prices

Chlamydia antibioticQuantityCost
Doxycycline 100mg14 capsules (one course of treatment)£6.50

Prescription issued online - small prescription fee per order.

Prescription fees

Dr Fox supplies medicine on prescription and charges a small prescription fee based on the order value of each prescription.

Prescriptions are issued by our doctors online and sent electronically to our pharmacy.

If you have your own private or NHS paper prescription please post to our pharmacy (details).

Dr Fox prices are 25%–50% lower than other UK online clinics.

Order valuePrescription fee
up to £10£1.00
up to £20£3.00
up to £50£5.00
up to £100£8.00
over £100£10.00
Comparative costs of chlamydia treatment from UK online clinics (12 December 2016) - qualifying notes
*Dr Fox adds a small prescription fee not included in table above.
  1. The prices shown are listed by the online clinics named after a customer first enters consultation information and is offered prescriptions. It is possible these clinics may have special offers or lower prices for repeat supplies.
  2. Prices may change and are, to the best of our knowledge, accurate on the date stated.
  3. Dr Fox does NOT claim to provide a superior service to any of the online clinics listed. All the clinics listed, as far as we can tell, comply with all regulation and, as far as we can tell, operate to high ethical standards.
  4. Dr Fox adds a small prescription fee not included in the table (between £1 and £10 depending on value of the order).
  5. To amend the information in this table please contact us
  6. The prices listed in the table do not identify the cost of prescription medicine as online clinics charge a single fee to cover services which includes advice, consultations, prescriptions and dispensing and supply of treatments.
Chlamydia antibioticDr Fox*Dr EdSuperdrugDr FelixDr MattIndependent Pharmacy
Doxycycline (1000mg dose)£6.50£18.00£16.00£8.95£17.40£17.50
UK delivery£2.90includedincluded£2.95£3.95£2.95

Delivery charges

Medical information

Doxycycline for chlamydia

Doxycycline is an antibiotic used to treat chlamydia infection. It is used mainly as an alternative to the antibiotic azithromycin.

Doxycycline is equally as effective as azithromycin, but whereas azithromycin is a single dose treatment, doxycycline treatment needs to be taken twice daily for 7 days.

  • Avoid sexual contact whilst taking doxycycline and for 7 days afterwards, until no longer infectious.
  • People with a positive chlamydia test and their sexual partners should be treated, at the same time if possible.
  • Tests take 6 weeks to go negative after chlamydia has been successfully treated.

Doxycycline antibiotic is prescription only medicine – our doctors will issue the prescription online direct to our pharmacy.

For background information about chlamydia please see chlamydia information page.

Alternative antibiotic

The most frequently used antibiotic for the treatment of chlamydia is azithromycin taken as a single dose.

Azithromycin is preferred by most doctors and patients because it is a single dose, although it is more expensive than doxycycline.

Side effects and cautions

The most frequently seen side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and acid type indigestion and heart burn.

Other side effects are rare. Doxycycline can cause light sensitivity. Strong sun and sun beds should be avoided whilst doxycycline is being taken.

For a full list of side effects and information about taking doxycycline, including interactions with other medication, see the patient information leaflet on doxycycline.

Cautions

Doxycycline should not be taken at the same time as antacids or milk as these can reduce absorption.

Doxycycline Patient Leaflet


Antibiotic guardianship

Antibiotic Guardian logo

To combat antibiotic resistance please:

  • Only use antibiotics when needed
  • Never share antibiotics
  • Always complete course as instructed
  • Take unused medicine to local pharmacy for disposal

Buy treatment

Dr Fox supplies doxycycline on prescription – you are required to answer a short medical questionnaire before your order can be completed.


Authored 23 March 2010 by Dr Tony Steele, MB ChB

Reviewed 28 November 2016 by Dr B. Babor, MB ChB

Last updated 30 January 2017


  1. Medical questions
  2. Choose treatment
  3. Complete order

Answer medical questions to order(doxycycline for chlamydia)

Have you read the medical information?

Please read the doxycycline medical information.

Are you allergic to doxycycline or tetracycline?

Have you or a sexual parter of yours had a positive chlamydia test?

Dr Fox also supplies chlamydia test kits.
Partners and contacts MUST order separately.

Have you been diagnosed with liver disease?

Are you pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to become pregnant whilst taking doxycycline?

Are you taking any of the following medicines?

  • Warfarin or other anticoagulants (for thinning the blood)
  • Penicillin (antibiotic - avoid with doxycycline)
  • Phenobarbital or Carbamazepine or Phenytoin or Primidone (for epilepsy or fits)
  • Ciclosporin (suppresses immunity - rarely used)

Are you aware you should refrain from sexual contact for 7 days after treatment has been completed, until no longer infectious?

You should refrain from sexual contact for 7 days after treatment has been completed, until no longer infectious.

Are you aware, after treatment, it may take up to 14 days for symptoms to go?

If symptoms remain after 14 days see your doctor or specialist clinic.

Are you aware doxycycline does not treat all sexually transmitted disease?

Are you aware, where possible, you should inform sexual partner(s) of your need for chlamydia treatment?

Where possible, you should inform sexual partner(s) of your need to have chlamydia treatment.

Do the following apply to you?

  • I will read the information leaflet supplied with the tablets
  • The medication is for my own use. Partners and contacts MUST order separately
  • I am over 18 (younger people can get treatment through the National Chlamydia Screening Program)
  • I agree to the terms and conditions

The order process

Answer short medical questionnaire

Choose treatment, register, and pay

Doctor issues prescription online

Medicine posted direct from pharmacy


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