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Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride is an antibiotic, prescribed for various infections such as acne, dermatitis, gonorrhea, etc. 

Drug information on Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride (Oxytetracycline) from Cyper Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride

Cyper Drugs & Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Oxytetracycline
10 Capsules
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Medical Condition(s) for which Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride may be prescribed

Side effects of Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride

   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 Hydrochloride?

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 Hydrochloride not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride

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 Hydrochloride

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Oxytetracycline Hydrochloride

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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