Information about Demeclocycline
Demeclocycline is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
How Demeclocycline works
Demeclocycline is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
Common side effects of Demeclocycline
Photosensitivity, Vomiting, Nausea, Diarrhea
Expert advice for Demeclocycline
- Your doctor has prescribed Demeclocycline to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- It should be taken on an empty stomach, with plenty of water, while you are sitting or standing to prevent any throat irritation.
- 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 Demeclocycline 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.
- It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Demeclocycline affects you.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.