Tetracyline 250 Capsule

Manufactured by: Wings Biotech Ltd

Contains / Salt: Tetracycline (250 mg)

Prescription Required

155 people have bought this recently

Tetracyline 250 Capsule

Manufactured by: Wings Biotech Ltd

Contains / Salt: Tetracycline (250 mg)

Prescription Required

155 people have bought this recently

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10 Capsule in 1 Strip

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Tetracyline Information

Tetracyline, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Capsule,Cream. Bacterial Infections are some of its major therapeutic uses. Secondary and off-label uses of Tetracyline have also been mentioned below.

The correct dosage of Tetracyline depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

The side effects typically associated with Tetracyline include Diarrhoea. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Tetracyline as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Tetracyline are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

It is also important to note that Tetracyline has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Tetracyline has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Tetracyline related warnings section.

Some other conditions that can be affected by Tetracyline are listed in the contraindications section below.

Additionally, Tetracyline may also adversely react with other medicines. See below for a complete list.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Tetracyline is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Tetracyline Benefits & Uses
  2. Tetracyline Dosage & How to Take
  3. Tetracyline Side Effects
  4. Tetracyline Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Tetracyline with Other Drugs
  6. Tetracyline Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Tetracyline
  8. Tetracyline Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Tetracyline Benefits & Uses

Tetracyline is used to treat the following -

  1. Bacterial Infections Primary
  2. Pneumonia
  3. Gonorrhea
  4. Syphilis
  5. Brucellosis
  6. Chlamydia
  7. Pimples
  8. Bronchitis
  9. H. Pylori
  10. Psittacosis
  11. Epididymitis
  12. Tonsillitis
  13. Sore Throat
  14. Urinary Tract Infection
  15. Shigellosis

Tetracyline Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Tetracyline

Tetracycline

Tetracyline Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Tetracyline is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Rash
  3. Urticaria
  4. Photosensitivity
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Haemolytic Anemia
  7. Blurred vision
  8. Dizziness Mild
  9. Headache Severe
  10. Esophagitis

Tetracyline Related Warnings

Is the use of Tetracyline safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Tetracyline. If you are pregnant, do not take Tetracyline without a doctor's advice.

Severe

Is the use of Tetracyline safe during breastfeeding?

Tetracyline should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Tetracyline on the Kidneys?

Tetracyline has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

Mild

What is the effect of Tetracyline on the Liver?

Tetracyline has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Tetracyline on the Heart?

Using Tetracyline does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Tetracyline with Other Drugs

Tetracyline should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Tetracyline Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Tetracyline unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Ulcerative Colitis
  3. Gastritis
  4. Sexually transmitted diseases

Frequently asked Questions about Tetracyline

Is this Tetracyline habit forming or addictive?

Tetracyline does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Tetracyline can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Tetracyline only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Tetracyline for mental disorders.

No

Tetracyline Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Tetracyline

When consumed with certain foods, Tetracyline may take longer to have an effect. Contact your doctor about this.

Mild

Interaction between Alcohol and Tetracyline

Information about the interaction of Tetracyline and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown

Tetracyline FAQs

Question about 2 years ago

What is Tetracyline

Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

Tetracyline is a brand name for tetracycline. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medication called antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial infections such as respiratory infections, skin and soft tissue infection, urinary tract infection, rickettsial infections such as Q fever or tick fever, and sexually transmitted diseases.

Question over 1 year ago

Can I take Tetracyline for acne?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Yes, you can take Tetracyline for acne (pimples). It is used in the treatment of severe acne caused by bacteria Propionibacterium acnes when other treatment options do not work.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Tetracyline cause high blood pressure?

Dr. B. K. Agrawal MBBS, MD , Cardiology, General Physician, Internal Medicine

Rarely, Tetracyline causes high blood pressure (hypertension) in some cases. However, if you are already suffering from hypertension then inform your doctor so that he/she can take precautionary measures in advance.

Question almost 2 years ago

Does Tetracyline cause liver damage?

Dr. Rahul Poddar MBBS, DNB, MBBS, DNB , General Surgery

Yes, Tetracyline can cause liver damage if it is taken for long-term in higher doses. Patients suffering from liver diseases are at greater risk. Therefore, caution must be taken before using this medication in patients with improper liver function. However, please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse effects regarding liver after taking this Tetracyline.

Question almost 2 years ago

Can Tetracyline treat gonorrhea and chlamydia?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Pulmonology

Yes, Tetracyline can treat gonorrhea and chlamydia. It is generally found to be very effective against bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae which cause this infection. However, you must consult your doctor before taking any antibiotic for treating gonorrhea and chlamydia.

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Tetracyline Price and Pack Size

Tetracyline 250 Capsule

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