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Oticycline 250 mg Capsule


Overview

Introduction of Oticycline Capsule

Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is also used to treat many sexually transmitted diseases and a skin condition known as acne. It should be taken on an empty stomach. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.
Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, and diarrhea, and skin reaction on exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity). Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.
Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic or any liver or kidney problem before taking this medicine. You should also let your healthcare team know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by, this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Oticycline Capsule

Oticycline Capsule side effects

Common
  • Photosensitivity
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Oticycline Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Oticycline Capsule works

Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Oticycline Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Oticycline 250 mg Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Oticycline 250 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Oticycline 250 mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oticycline 250 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Oticycline with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Regel, Limafate, Crasia
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Oticycline

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Oticycline?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Oticycline. Consuming dairy products along with Oticycline can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Oticycline can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Oticycline. Consuming food along with Oticycline may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Oticycline with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Oticycline with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Oticycline takes to work?

Usually, Oticycline starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Oticycline cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Oticycline can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

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