Oxytetracyline Solution

Prescription Required
Manufacturer
SALT COMPOSITION

Overview

Uses of Oxytetracyline Solution
Oxytetracyline Solution is used in the treatment of bacterial skin infections.
Oxytetracyline Solution side effects
Common
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
  • Vomiting
  • Eye irritation
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Burning sensation
  • Watery eyes
How to use Oxytetracyline Solution
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.
How Oxytetracyline Solution works
Oxytetracyline Solution is an antibiotic which stops the growth of acne-causing bacteria on the skin. It does so by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by these bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Oxytetracyline Solution related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oxytetracyline Solution 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.
Lactation
Oxytetracyline Solution is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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  • Your doctor has prescribed Oxytetracyline Solution 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.
  • Discontinue Oxytetracyline Solution and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

FAQs

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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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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