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TERRACORT EYE/EAR DROPS

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MRP: Rs. 29.62 for 1 packet(s) (5 ML eye/ear drops each)
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Composition for TERRACORT

Tetracycline(NA),Hydrocortisone(NA)

food interaction for TERRACORT

alcohol interaction for TERRACORT

pregnancy interaction for TERRACORT

lactation interaction for TERRACORT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Terracort eye/ear drops 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Terracort eye/ear drops is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for TERRACORT

Tetracycline(NA)

Uses

Tetracycline is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

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

Common side effects

Changes in skin color, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Headache, Rectal itching, Skin redness, Sore mouth, Stomach upset, Tooth discolouration, Vaginal itching, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye
Hydrocortisone(NA)

Uses

Hydrocortisone is used in the treatment of severe allergic reaction, allergic disorders, cancer, skin disorders and eye disorders.

How it works

Hydrocortisone belongs to a group of medicines called corticosteroids. It prevents and treats the allergic and inflammatory reactions by decreasing the number of blood cells that cause inflammation and allergy. 

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Acne, Allergic skin rash, Anxiety, Blue colour of skin, Purple colour of skin, Depression, Easy bruise, Eye pain, Fragile skin, Dizziness, Headache, Increased hair growth, Increased sweating, Insomnia, Irregular menstrual cycle, Mood changes, Muscle pain, Skin redness, Vision disorder, Weakness

SUBSTITUTES for TERRACORT

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Expert advice for TERRACORT

  • Caution is advised while taking tetracycline if you are sensitive to light; suffer from myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness), liver and kidney disorder.
  • Do not take tetracycline with milk, milk containing product or food derived from milk.
  • Do not take iron and calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking tetracycline. 
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight as tetracyclines may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
  • Inform your doctor if you have intolerance to sucrose or lactose.

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Content on this page was last updated on 05 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)