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Tetradox 100 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Tetradox Capsule

Tetradox Capsule side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea

How to use Tetradox Capsule

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. Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take this medicine one hour before food or two hours after food, with a full glass of water. You can take this medicine with food if it upsets your stomach.
Avoid Tetradox 100 mg Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

How Tetradox Capsule works

Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Tetradox Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor. Taking Doxycycline with alcohol can cause minor side effects
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tetradox 100 mg 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.
Lactation
Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Tetradox 100 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
Kidney
SAFE
Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE
Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Tetradox 100 mg Capsule is recommended.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tetradox 100 mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Take it with food and plenty of water to avoid stomach upset. 
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • Take it while you are sitting or standing, to prevent any throat irritation. Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking Tetradox 100 mg Capsule.
  • 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.
  • Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tetradox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin, Marantin, Notian
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Regel, Limafate, Crasia
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact, Rifacure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Antep
MINOR
Brand(s): Adrovit Z
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tetradox

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My baby is having stomach problem. Frequent loose motion
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Child Specialist
Please consult Dr. will take detail history and will examine your child in detail. may ask you for lab test on blood urine stool etc if necessary. All information will be used to determine exact underlying cause of problem. Depending upon cause will prescribe you treatmentdiarrhea can be caused by: inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) bacterial infections viral infections parasites malnutrition improper food preparation poor hygieneMake sure your child drinks plenty of fluids. Do not feed them foods that seem to trigger diarrhea. Wash your hands often ? especially after each diaper change ? to avoid spreading bacteria in the home.t?s important to follow the doctor?s advice carefully. Avoid giving your child foods or liquids that trigger diarrhea. Stick with bland foods instead (such as potatoes, toast, or bananas) until the diarrhea has subsided.
How much dose of ceftriaxone is neccesary for preventing drug resistance in body
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
it is an antibiotic and is used for treating bacterial infections
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Tetradox?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Tetradox. Consuming dairy products along with Tetradox can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Tetradox can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Tetradox. Consuming food along with Tetradox may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Tetradox with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Tetradox with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Tetradox takes to work?

Usually, Tetradox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Tetradox cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Tetradox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can Tetradox be used in children?

According to the updated guidelines (2018) from American Academy of Pediatrics, Tetradox can be used in children of all ages for less than 21 days.

Q. Does Tetradox works in acne?

Yes, Tetradox is one of the most commonly prescribed oral antibiotics, which is used in the treatment of acne. It reduces the number of bacteria that causes acne on the skin.

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