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Drug information on Resteclin® [Cap] (Tetracycline) from Piramal Healthcare

Resteclin® [Cap]

Piramal Healthcare
Generic : Tetracycline
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Drug Name : Tetracycline

Tetracycline(Helidac Therapy) generic Resteclin® [Cap] is an antibiotic, prescribed for certain types of bacterial infections. It fights bacteria in the body.
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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 Resteclin® [Cap] may be prescribed

Side effects of Resteclin® [Cap]

   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.

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.

How to use Resteclin® [Cap]?

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

When is Resteclin® [Cap] not to be taken? (Contraindications)


Warnings and Precautions for Resteclin® [Cap]

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 Resteclin® [Cap]

Avoid exposure to sunlight.
Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Resteclin® [Cap]

Store it at room temperature.

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