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Consuming alcohol with Oxytetracycline does not cause any harmful side effects.
Oxytetracycline is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe... View More
Oxytetracycline is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the b... View More
Oxytetracycline does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Oxytetracycline is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Oxytetracycline is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary trac... View More
Uses of Oxytetracycline
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Oxytetracycline
How to use Oxytetracycline
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Oxytetracycline works
Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functi... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Oxytetracycline to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder ... View More
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Discontinue Oxytetracycline and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathin... View More
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Acne, Susceptible infections, Uncomplicated gonorrhoea
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take on an empty stomach 1 hr before or 2 hr after meals.
Oral Susceptible infections Adult: 250-500 mg 4 times daily. Max 4 g daily. Acne Adult: 250-500 mg bid. Uncomplicated gonorrhoea Adult: 1.5 g ... View More
Oral Susceptible infections Child: >8 yr: 25-50 mg/kg daily in 4 divided doses. Intramuscular Susceptible infections Child: >8 yr: 15-25 mg/kg (m... View More
Renal impairment: Dosage may need to be reduced.
Hypersensitivity to tetracyclines, children <8 yr, renal damage. Pregnancy, lactation.
Mode of Action
Oxytetracycline binds reversibly to the 30S and possibly 50S ribosomal subunits, thus inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis and arresting cell growth. ... View More
Elderly, renal or hepatic impairment; myasthenia gravis; lupus erythematosus, children <12 yr.
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting,diarrhoea, glossitis, dysphagia, photosensitivity, oesphageal irritation and ulceration, nephrotoxicity, enterocolitis, rash ... View More
Antacids, iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, zinc salts reduce absorption. Concurrent use may cause increased levels of lithium, digoxin, halofantrine ... View More
Alternative brand for Oxytetracycline
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More