Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Oxytetracycline AF NA Tablet

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Primarily used for

4 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Oxytetracycline AF Tablet


Uses of Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

Oxytetracycline AF Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

Side effects of Oxytetracycline AF Tablet


Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.


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. Oxytetracycline AF Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oxytetracycline af to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Oxytetracycline af with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
  • Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Oxytetracycline af.
  • Discontinue Oxytetracycline af and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • 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.
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Oxytetracycline AF Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Oxytetracycline AF Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patie
nts with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Oxytetracycline AF Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patie
nts with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Gardenal 30mg Tablet, Sufrate O Suspension

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Oxytetracycline AF Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Substitutes for Oxytetracycline AF

No substitutes found for this medicine
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