TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT

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Rs.30for 1 tube(s) (3 GM ointment each)
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Composition FOR TETRACIN 1gm ointment

Oxytetracycline(1gm)

food interaction for TETRACIN ointment

alcohol interaction for TETRACIN ointment

pregnancy interaction for TETRACIN ointment

lactation interaction for TETRACIN ointment

medicine interaction for TETRACIN ointment

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
No interaction found
No interaction found
Tetracin 1gm 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No interaction found

SALT INFORMATION FOR TETRACIN 1gm ointment

Oxytetracycline(1gm)

Tetracin ointment uses

Tetracin 1gm ointment is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How tetracin ointment works

Tetracin 1gm ointment 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 tetracin ointment

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

SUBSTITUTES FOR TETRACIN ointment

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR TETRACIN ointment

  • 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 TETRACIN 1gm ointment

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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)