Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Oxytetracycline AF NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
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₹5.5/Tablet
4 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

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Uses of Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

Oxytetracycline AF Tablet is used in the treatment of Bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

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. It is better to take Oxytetracycline AF Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Oxytetracycline AF Tablet works

Oxytetracycline af tablet 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 Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

Expert advice for Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

  • 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 Oxytetracycline AF Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet 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
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet should be used with caution during
lactation. 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
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet 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 Oxytetracycline AF NA Tablet

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 Oxytetracycline AF

No substitutes found for this medicine
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