Lupiterra® [Cap] is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections.
It fights bacteria in the body.
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Drug information on Lupiterra® [Cap] (Tetracycline) from Lupin Laboratories Ltd.
Drug Name : Tetracycline
Tetracycline(Helidac Therapy) generic Lupiterra® [Cap] is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections. It fights bacteria in the body.
More Info about Tetracycline
Trade Names for Tetracycline
Helidac Therapy, Sumycin
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.
Loss of appetite, stomach upset, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, bulky loose stools, mouth ulcer, sore throat, tongue inflammation, difficulty in swallowing, hoarseness and inflammatory lesions.
Sensitivity to sunlight.
Increases in BUN.
Shock, fever, rash, joint pain, hives and bruising.
Anemia, decrease in white blood cells and platelets.
Dizziness and headache.
It comes as a tablet, capsule, oral liquid to take by mouth, on an empty stomach.
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.
Avoid exposure to sunlight.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.