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Tetracycline

Tetracycline

What is Tetracycline

Tetracycline, offered under the trademark name Sumycin among others, is an antibiotic made use of to cure a number of infections. This consists of acne, cholera, brucellosis, torment, malaria, and also syphilis. Tetracycline that functions by preventing the growth of germs. You ought to take Sumycin on an empty stomach, at the very least 1 hr prior to or 2 hrs after taking food.Do not take Sumycin with milk or various other milk products, unless your physician has informed you to. Milk items could make it harder for your body to take in the medication. Shake the oral suspension (fluid) well right before you gauge a dose. Get urgent clinical assistance in case you have any of these indications of an allergy: hives; problem breathing; swelling of your lips, face, tongue, or throat. Do not continue using tetracycline as well as contact your medical professional at once in case you have any of these significant adverse effects: extreme headache, lightheadedness, obscured vision; fever, chills, body aches, influenza signs and symptoms; serious blistering, peeling off, as well as red skin exanthema; peing much less compared to common or not at all; pale or yellowed skin, dark colored pee, fever, confusion or faintness; extreme discomfort in muscles.

Buying Tetracycline online

Getting Tetracycline online at our website is very convenient and very painless. However you should take your health with a great care. If you have already read the guideline meticulously and you are sure this medication will eventially help you, always keep in mind to consult your doctor first.

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Uses

Tetracycline is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Tetracycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, acne, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and others.

How to take

Follow your doctor’s exact instructions when taking Tetracycline. Do not take a smaller or larger dose than directed, or take it for longer than specified, even if symptoms have disappeared. You should take Tetracycline with a glass of water, without food, 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating.

Do not take Tetracycline with milk or other dairy products, unless specified otherwise by your doctor. Dairy products affect the medicine’s absorption in your body.

If you are scheduled to have a surgery while on Tetracycline, you must inform your surgeon in advance that you are taking the medicine.

 

Side effects

Seek immediate emergency help if you experience the following allergic reactions: hives, breathing difficulty, swelling of the face, throat, lips or tongue.

If you experience the following serious side effects, stop taking Tetracycline and contact your doctor immediately:

  • Lessened urination, not urinating at all or dark colored urine
  • Fever, flu symptoms, body pain
  • Blurred vision, lightheadedness, strong headaches
  • Loss of appetite
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Unusual weakness, confusion
  • Pale or yellow-colored skin

Milder side effects include:

  • Swollen tongue
  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or indigestion
  • Sores and/or swelling in the rectal or genital area
  • Vaginal itching or discharge

For a complete list of possible side effects, talk to your doctor.

Precautions

Taking this medication while pregnant could cause permanent teeth discoloration to the baby later in life. Tetracycline is transferred in the milk during breastfeeding, so you should talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding before taking this medicine. Tetracycline can also affect the effectiveness of birth control pills. While taking this medication, it is strongly recommended to use secondary birth control methods.

Do not give Tetracycline to children 8 years old or younger as it may cause permanent teeth discoloration and affects children’s growth.

While on Tetracycline, avoid exposure to sunlight and UV rays (such as in tanning beds), as the medicine can make your skin more prone to sunburns. If you must be exposed to sunlight, be sure to use a sunscreen with a minimum SPF level of 20. Also, use protective clothing.

If you are taking any multivitamins, iron supplements, calcium, laxatives or antacids, wait for at least 2 hours before or after taking Tetracycline.

DO NOT use expired Tetracycline as it may cause serious damage to the kidneys. If it has passed its expiration date, discard.

DO NOT take Tetracycline if you are allergic to it or to similar antibiotics including demeclocycline (Declomycin), doxycycline (Adoxa, Doryx, Oracea, Vibramycin), or minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin, Solodyn, Vectrin).

Before taking Tetracycline, inform your doctor if you have kidney or liver conditions. If you are taking Tetracycline to treat gonorrhea, it is possible your doctor will also test you for syphilis.

Drug interactions

Do not take Tetracycline if you are allergic to it or to similar medicines such as demeclocycline (Declomycin), doxycycline (Adoxa, Doryx, Oracea, Vibramycin), or minocycline (Dynacin, Minocin, Solodyn, Vectrin). Additional drug interactions include:

  • Medicines used to lower cholesterol levels
  • Isotretinoin (Accutane)
  • Products containing bismuth subsalicylate such as Pepto-Bismol
  • Antacids such as Tums, Maalox, Milk of Magnesia and others
  • Supplements of iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, over the counter multivitamins and minerals
  • Blood thinners such as warfarin (Coumadin)

To learn what other medications and products have potential interactions with Tetracycline, speak to your doctor.

Missed dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Storage

Store in a cool dry place.  Keep away from children and pets.

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