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Oxytetracyline Solution

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Composition for Oxytetracyline Solution

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Primary uses of Oxytetracyline Solution

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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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Oxytetracyline Solution side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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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

  • Your doctor has prescribed Oxytetracyline to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Oxytetracyline 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 Oxytetracyline.
  • Discontinue Oxytetracyline 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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Oxytetracyline Solution related warnings
Special precautions for Oxytetracyline Solution
Alcohol
No interaction found
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
SAFE
Oxytetracyline Solution does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Oxytetracyline Solution is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Oxytetracyline Solution is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Oxytetracyline Solution

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.
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