Terramycin 250mg Capsule

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Introduction

Terramycin 250mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Terramycin 250mg Capsule is also used to treat many sexually transmitted diseases and a skin condition known as acne. It should be taken on an empty stomach. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, and skin reaction on exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity). Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic or any liver or kidney problems before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it.

Uses of Terramycin Capsule

Benefits of Terramycin Capsule

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Terramycin 250mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

In Treatment of Acne

Terramycin 250mg Capsule treats acne, commonly called pimples. It kills the acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start using it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne free.

Side effects of Terramycin Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Terramycin

  • Photosensitivity
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Terramycin Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Terramycin 250mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Terramycin Capsule works

Terramycin 250mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Terramycin 250mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Terramycin 250mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Terramycin 250mg Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Terramycin 250mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Terramycin 250mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
Terramycin 250mg Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Terramycin 250mg Capsule 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.
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tetracyclines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OPHTHAL

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Terramycin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform, Strotas
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I suffering from bacterial infections in my shaving area or too much acne problem.
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Dermatology
Fudic cream twice a day
Scar on face due to bacterial infections
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Dermatology
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Terramycin 250mg Capsule?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Terramycin 250mg Capsule. Consuming dairy products along with Terramycin 250mg Capsule can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Terramycin 250mg Capsule can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Terramycin 250mg Capsule. Consuming food along with Terramycin 250mg Capsule may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Terramycin 250mg Capsule with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Terramycin 250mg Capsule with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Terramycin 250mg Capsule takes to work?

Usually, Terramycin 250mg Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Terramycin 250mg Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Terramycin 250mg Capsule can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

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