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Drug information on Oxytetracycline (250 mg) (Oxytetracycline) from Modern Laboratories

Oxytetracycline (250 mg)

  Capsule
Modern Laboratories
Generic : Oxytetracycline
 10.00
250mg
10 Capsules

Drug Name : Oxytetracycline

Oxytetracycline(Terramycin) generic Oxytetracycline (250 mg) is an antibiotic, prescribed for various infections such as acne, dermatitis, gonorrhea, etc.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Oxytetracycline (250 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Oxytetracycline (250 mg)

   Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, tongue inflammation, difficulty in swallowing and inflammatory lesions.

   Skin : Redness, rashes, sensitivity to light.

   Genitourinary : Rise in Blood Urea Nitrogen.

   Hypersensitivity : Hives, swelling, shock and bruising.

   Blood : Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets and increase in eosinophilia.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- The recommended dose range is 250 to 1.5gm in divided doses.
Topical: Apply a thin layer over the affected skin 4 times per day.

How to use Oxytetracycline (250 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food. It also comes as a cream to apply topically.

When is Oxytetracycline (250 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Oxytetracycline (250 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with myasthenia gravis, children less than 18 years, kidney impairment, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Other Precautions for Oxytetracycline (250 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Oxytetracycline (250 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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