TERRAMYCIN 500MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR TERRAMYCIN 500mg capsule

Oxytetracycline(500mg)

food interaction for TERRAMYCIN capsule

alcohol interaction for TERRAMYCIN capsule

pregnancy interaction for TERRAMYCIN capsule

lactation interaction for TERRAMYCIN capsule

medicine interaction for TERRAMYCIN capsule

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alcohol
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It is better to take Terramycin 500mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Terramycin 500mg capsule 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR TERRAMYCIN 500mg capsule

    Oxytetracycline(500mg)

    Terramycin capsule uses

    Terramycin 500mg capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How terramycin capsule works

    Terramycin 500mg capsule 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 of terramycin capsule

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

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    Expert advice FOR TERRAMYCIN capsule

    • 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)

    Frequently asked questions FOR TERRAMYCIN 500mg capsule

    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
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    Q. Does oxytetracycline affect the contraceptive implant?
    No, oxytetracycline doesn't affect contraceptive implants.

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    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT TERRAMYCIN 500MG CAPSULE

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    71%
    Moderately effective
    14%
    Can't say
    14%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 30 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)