|Product name: ||Doxycycline Hyclate|
|CAS No.: ||24390-14-5|
Doxycycline hyclate is a yellow, hygroscopic, crystalline powder. It is freely soluble in water and in methanol, sparingly soluble in ethanol (96 per cent). It dissolves in solutions of alkali hydroxides and carbonates.
Doxycycline hyclate is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is mainly used for upper respiratory tract infection, tonsillitis, biliary tract infection, lymphadenitis, cellulitis, senile chronic bronchitis caused by sensitive gram-positive cocci and gram-negative bacilli. It is also used for typhus, tsutsugamushi disease and Mycoplasma pneumonia. It can also be used to treat cholera and to prevent falciparum malaria and Leptospira infection.
|Appearance||Yellow, hygroscopic, crystalline powder.|
|PH||2.0 - 3.0|
|Specific optical rotation||-120° to -105°|
|Specific absorbance||300 - 335|
|Light-absorbing impurities||Meets the requirements.|
|Ethanol ||4.3% - 6.0%|
|Heavy metals||≤50 ppm |
|Water ||1.4% - 2.8%|
|Bacterial endotoxins||≤1.14 IU/mg|
5a,6,12atetrahydrotetracene-1,11(4H,5H)-dione (2-acetyl-2- decarbamoyldoxycycline)
|Any other impurity||≤0.5%|
Packing and Storage
Preserve in an airtight container, protected from light. If the substance is sterile, store in a sterile, airtight, tamper-proof container.