Oxytetra Injection

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Oxytetra NA Injection

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
19.97
₹0.67/Injection
30 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Oxytetra Injection

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Uses of Oxytetra Injection

Oxytetra Injection is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Oxytetra Injection

Common

Rash, Nausea, Photosensitivity, Vomiting, Loss of appetite, Haemolytic anemia, Diarrhoea, Urticaria.

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How to use Oxytetra Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Oxytetra Injection works

Oxytetra injection is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Oxytetra Injection

Expert advice for Oxytetra Injection

  • Always take oxytetracycline 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals as food and some dairy products may interfere with drug absorption.
  • If you are taking oxytetracycline for long-term, you may need periodic laboratory evaluation of organ systems such as blood tests, kidney and liver function tests. 
  • Exercise caution if you are an elderly patient or have renal or hepatic impairment, myasthenia gravis (abnormal, progressive weakness of muscles), and systemic lupus erythematosus (auto immune disease in which immune system attacks its own organs)
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Warnings
Special precautions for Oxytetra Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxytetra Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Oxytetra Injection should be used with caution during lactat
ion. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Oxytetra Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oxytetra Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection, Sucrasure 500mg Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oxytetra NA Injection

Frequently asked questions for Oxytetracycline

Q. Is oxytetracycline is same as tetracycline?
No, both the drugs are different
Q. Can I take oxytetracycline for cystitis/tonsillitis/gum infection?
Oxytetracycline can be taken for cystitis and gum infection but not in case of tonsillitis. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does oxytetracycline cause weight gain?
No, it doesn't cause weight gain. However, consult your doctor if you experience such side effect
Q. Does oxytetracycline affect the contraceptive implant?
No, oxytetracycline doesn't affect contraceptive implants.
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Substitutes for Oxytetra

No substitutes found for this medicine
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