Terramycin SF Capsule

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Pfizer Ltd

Composition for Terramycin SF Capsule

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Kidney
9.89
₹1.24/Capsule
8 capsules in 1 strip
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Substitutes for Terramycin SF

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Medicine Overview of Terramycin SF Capsule

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Uses of Oxytetracycline

Oxytetracycline is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Oxytetracycline

Common

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

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How to use Oxytetracycline

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Terramycin SF Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Terramycin SF Capsule works

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

Vitamin B is used in the treatment of nutritional deficiencies.
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Side effects of Vitamin B

Common

Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Gastrointestinal disturbance, Decreased white blood cell count.

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How to use Vitamin B

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Terramycin SF Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Terramycin SF Capsule works

Vitamin b provides essential nutrients.

In Depth Information on Terramycin SF Capsule

Expert advice for Oxytetracycline

  • 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)
Warnings
Special precautions for Terramycin SF Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Terramycin SF 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Terramycin SF Capsule should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Terramycin SF Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Terramycin SF Capsule is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be advised in patients with renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Terramycin SF Capsule

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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