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Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment

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Composition for Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment

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Primary uses of Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment

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Medicine Overview of Tetracin Eye Ointment

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Uses of Tetracin Eye Ointment

Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Tetracin Eye Ointment side effects

Common

Eye irritation, Burning sensation, Watery eyes.

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How to use Tetracin Eye Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Take it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Hold the tube close to the eye/ear without touching it. Gently squeeze the tube and place the medicine inside the lower eyelid or ear. Wipe off extra liquid.

How Tetracin Eye Ointment works

Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment 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 Tetracin Eye Ointment

Expert advice for Tetracin Eye Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment 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 Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment.
  • Discontinue Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment 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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Tetracin Eye Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Tetracin Eye Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment 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
Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment 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
Tetracin 10mg Eye Ointment does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tetracin Eye Ointment

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Tetracin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Tetracin with Strontium Chloride
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Strontium Chloride: Strotas
Tetracin with Acitretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Acitretin: Acipsor, Aceret, Sorid, Zoratame, Acitrin, Acrotac, A Tret, Actoid, Soretin, Sentrane, Acetec, Glacitret
Tetracin with Phenobarbitone
SERIOUS
Tetracin with Fosphenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fosphenytoin: Fosphen, Fosentin, Fosolin, Neofost, Rapitoin
Tetracin with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin, Exact, Coxid, Gocox, Rifampila, Tricin, Rimpin, Kemorifa, RF
Tetracin with Quinapril
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinapril: Acupil, Q Press, Artisol
Tetracin with Primidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Primidone: Mysoline, Prolet, Etdone
Tetracin with Magaldrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magaldrate: Magflux, Magasip
Tetracin with Phenindione
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Tetracin with Warfarin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Warfarin: Sofarin, Warf, Uniwarfin, Mywarf, Waf
Tetracin with Ergotamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ergotamine: Ergacap, Ergotab
Tetracin with Nicergoline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nicergoline: Cholergol, Sermion, Nicerbium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo, Acitrom, Acenomac

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