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TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT

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Composition for TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT

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Primary uses of TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT

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Medicine Overview of Tetracin Ointment

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Uses of Tetracin Ointment

TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Tetracin Ointment side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Tetracin Ointment

This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and gently massage the ointment. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.

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.

In Depth Information on Tetracin Ointment

Expert advice for Tetracin Ointment

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tetracin to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take Tetracin 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.
  • Discontinue Tetracin 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 Ointment related warnings
Special precautions for Tetracin Ointment
Alcohol
No interaction found
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
TETRACIN 1GM 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 1GM OINTMENT does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
UNSAFE
TETRACIN 1GM OINTMENT is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Tetracin 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.
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