Oxytetracyline Solution

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Oxytetracyline NA Solution

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Oxytetracyline Solution

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Uses of Oxytetracyline Solution

Oxytetracyline Solution is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Oxytetracyline Solution

Common

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

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

In Depth Information on Oxytetracyline Solution

Expert advice for Oxytetracyline Solution

  • 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 Oxytetracyline Solution
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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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.
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Lactation
Oxytetracyline Solution is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Oxytetracyline Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Oxytetracyline Solution is probably unsafe to use in patient
s with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
UNSAFE
Oxytetracyline Solution is probably unsafe to use in patient
s with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Oxytetracyline NA Solution

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 Oxytetracyline

No substitutes found for this medicine
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