Find Information About:

Drugs & Supplements

Get information and reviews on prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, and supplements. Search by name or medical condition.

Pill Identifier

Pill Identifier

Having trouble identifying your pills?

Enter the shape, color, or imprint of your prescription or OTC drug. Our pill identification tool will display pictures that you can compare to your pill.

Get Started

My Medicine

Save your medicine, check interactions, sign up for FDA alerts, create family profiles and more.

Get Started

WebMD Health Experts and Community

Talk to health experts and other people like you in WebMD's Communities. It's a safe forum where you can create or participate in support groups and discussions about health topics that interest you.

  • Second Opinion

    Second Opinion

    Read expert perspectives on popular health topics.

  • Community


    Connect with people like you, and get expert guidance on living a healthy life.

Got a health question? Get answers provided by leading organizations, doctors, and experts.

Get Answers

Sign up to receive WebMD's award-winning content delivered to your inbox.

Sign Up


All communities will be placed in read-only mode (you will be able to see and search for posts but not start or reply to discussions) as we conduct maintenance. We will make another announcement when posting is re-opened. Thank you for your continued support and patience, and if you have any further questions, please email

Yours in health,
WebMD Community Management

Includes Expert Content
Doryx vs generic Doxycycline Hyclate for Acne
MaxPowerBE posted:
My doctor has prescribed Doryx 150mg for treatment of my recurring acne. It is very expensive and I do not have prescription coverage with my insurance. When I look online I have found a generic for Doxycycline Hyclate (which is the drug in Doryx), but yet it also says there is no generic for Doryx since it is a special delayed release tablet.

Why can't I just take the generic version of doxycycline hyclate instead of Doryx? Are there any other options?
Susan Evans, MD responded:
Dear MaxPowerBE,

You might want to have a chat with your pharmacist regarding this question. Your pharmacist is an excellent resource when it comes to specific questions about drugs and their generic counterparts.

After you've discussed this with your pharmacist, then you can contact the prescribing doctor and see if a change can be made so that you can better afford your treatment.


Dr. Evans

Featuring Experts

Mohiba K Tareen, MD is a board certified dermatologist who has an innovative practice in Roseville, Minnesota. Tareen Dermatology ( www.TareenDermato...More

Helpful Tips

Cure/Help for Perioral Dermatitis
I have had Perioral Dermatitis since Feb 13, 2014. For four months I have been going crazy trying to manage it and make it go away. I've ... More
Was this Helpful?
0 of 0 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.