Tetracycline is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body and delays the increase of sensitive bacteria.
Use it exactly as it was prescribed for you. Take tetracycline with a full glass of water on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals. Your symptoms may get better before the infection is completely treated. Do not take tetracycline with milk or other dairy products, 2 to 3 hours before or after. Avoid horizontal position for 30 minutes after taking the drug.
Tell your doctor if you have allergy to any ingredient of Tetracycline, kidney or liver illness, diarrhea or pregnant or if you take another medicines.
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction or take acitretin or methoxyflurane.
Possible side effect
The drug can cause severe headache, dizziness, blurred vision, fever, peeling, rash, pale skin, dark colored urine, confusion, stomach spreading to your back, fast heart rate, loss of appetite, jaundice, diarrhea, or stomach upset, swollen tongue or vaginal itching, hives, sensitivity to sunlight. If necessary seek emergency medical help at once.
Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use, especially atovaquone, lithium, penicillins, acitretin, digoxin or warfarin. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for additional information.
Take the missed dose as soon as possible. Skip the missed dose if it is time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
Call emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Store your medicines at room temperature between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from moisture and light. Keep it out of the reach of children and away from pets.
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