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Tetralyme 408mg Capsule

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is also used to treat many sexually transmitted diseases. It should be taken preferably either one hour before or 2 hours after a meal. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, and skin reaction on exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity). Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic or liver or kidney problems before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Tetralyme Capsule

Benefits of Tetralyme Capsule

In Bacterial infections

Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

Side effects of Tetralyme Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tetralyme

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Photosensitivity

How to use Tetralyme Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Tetralyme Capsule works

Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Tetralyme 408mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tetralyme 408mg Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Tetralyme 408mg Capsule alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Tetralyme 408mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tetralyme 408mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Tetralyme 408mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tetralyme 408mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Tetralyme 408mg Capsule to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Tetralyme 408mg Capsule 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tetracyclines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI INFECTIVES

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tetralyme with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform, Strotas
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Dermatology
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days
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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Tetralyme 408mg Capsule?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Tetralyme 408mg Capsule. Consuming dairy products along with Tetralyme 408mg Capsule can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Tetralyme 408mg Capsule can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Tetralyme 408mg Capsule. Consuming food along with Tetralyme 408mg Capsule may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Tetralyme 408mg Capsule with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Tetralyme 408mg Capsule 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 Tetralyme 408mg Capsule takes to work?

Usually, Tetralyme 408mg Capsule 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 Tetralyme 408mg Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Tetralyme 408mg Capsule 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. Is lymecycline an antibiotic, penicillin or tetracycline?

Lymecycline is a type of tetracycline antibiotic. It is not a penicillin

Q. Is Tetralyme 408mg Capsule used for the treatment of acne?

Yes. Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is used for the treatment of acne caused due to infections by bacteria

Q. Is Tetralyme 408mg Capsule safe?

Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is relatively safe if used as directed by physician. In case of adverse events, please consult your doctor

Q. Is Tetralyme 408mg Capsule same as Tetralysal?

Yes. Tetralysal is the name of one of the brands of Tetralyme 408mg Capsule available in the market

Q. Does Tetralyme 408mg Capsule affect birth control?

Yes. Tetralyme 408mg Capsule may reduce the contraceptive action of hormonal contraceptive medicines. Hence, use of alternate birth control measure is recommended while taking Tetralyme 408mg Capsule

Q. Does Tetralyme 408mg Capsule cause weight changes, hair loss or affect periods?

Tetralyme 408mg Capsule is not known to cause hair loss or changes in weight or periods. If you experience any such adverse event, please consult your doctor.

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