Tetrastar 500mg Capsule

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Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Tetrastar 500mg Capsule

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₹1.07/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Tetrastar Capsule

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Uses of Tetrastar Capsule

Tetrastar 500mg Capsule is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Tetrastar Capsule

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

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How to use Tetrastar 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. It is better to take Tetrastar 500mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Tetrastar Capsule works

Tetrastar 500mg capsule 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 Tetrastar Capsule

Expert advice for Tetrastar Capsule

  • Caution is advised while taking tetracycline if you are sensitive to light; suffer from myasthenia gravis (neuromuscular disease characterized by very weak muscles and unusual tiredness), liver and kidney disorder.
  • Do not take tetracycline with milk, milk containing product or food derived from milk.
  • Do not take iron and calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking tetracycline. 
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight as tetracyclines may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight.
  • Inform your doctor if you have intolerance to sucrose or lactose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Tetrastar 500mg Capsule
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Tetrastar 500mg Capsule.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Tetrastar 500mg 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.
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Lactation
Tetrastar 500mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Use of Tetrastar 500mg Capsule is not harmful in short-term because milk levels are low. Prolonged or repeated use may cause staining of babies dental enamel or bone deposition of Tetrastar 500mg Capsule.
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Driving
SAFE
Tetrastar 500mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Tetrastar 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tetrastar 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Tetrastar 500mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Tetrastar 500mg Capsule should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tetrastar 500mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection

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