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Hostacycline 250mg Capsule (Tetracycline) Drug Price and Information

Tetracycline (Hostacycline 250mg Capsule) is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections.  It fights bacteria in the body.

Hostacycline - Sanofi India Ltd

Hostacycline 250mg   Tablet  

Generic : Tetracycline
15 Capsules
Price Updated on May 08, 2023
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Drug information on Hostacycline 250mg Capsule (Tetracycline) from Sanofi India Ltd

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

Medical condition(s) for which Hostacycline 250mg Capsule may be prescribed

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults: Usual daily dose is 1 to 2 gm.
For mild to moderate infections: 500 mg two times per day.
For children above eight years of age: usual daily dose is 10 to 20 mg/lb (25 to 50 mg/kg) body weight divided in four equal doses.

Side effects of Hostacycline 250mg Capsule

Gastrointestinal : Loss of appetite, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bulky loose stools, mouth ulcer, sore throat, tongue inflammation, difficulty in swallowing, hoarseness and inflammatory lesions.

Skin : Sensitivity to sunlight.

Genitourinary : Increases in BUN.

Hypersensitivity : Shock, fever, rash, joint pain, hives and bruising.

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

Miscellaneous : Dizziness and headache.

How to use Hostacycline 250mg Capsule?

It comes as a tablet, capsule, oral liquid to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.


When Should Hostacycline 250mg Capsule not be taken? (Contraindications)



Warnings and Precautions for Hostacycline 250mg Capsule

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of diarrhea, a stomach infection, or kidney problems, any allergies, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

It may cause stomach pain or cramps, severe diarrhea, or bloody stools; if it is so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Hostacycline 250mg Capsule

Avoid exposure to sunlight.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Hostacycline 250mg Capsule

Store it at room temperature.

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