Tetracycline 500 mg

Resteclin 500mg Capsule 10'S
Bacterial Infections Rx required
MRP ₹ 35.39
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Please note, before you can choose the low cost generic option, please ask your doctor to add the generic drug to your prescription.

Uses of Tetracycline

Tetracycline is used to treat various bacterial infections.

Therapeutic Category

Tetracycline: Antibiotics

How Tetracycline works

Tetracycline works by stopping the growth or killing the bacteria. Thus, helps to reduce the infection in the body.

Common side effects of Tetracycline

  • Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
  • Rash, urticaria, photosensitivity, increased pigmentation

When to consult your doctor

Consult your doctor, if you experience:

  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction such as skin rash which may be itchy, swelling of your face, eyelids, lips or tongue, sudden wheezing, chest pain or tightness, breathing difficulties, collapse
  • Symptoms of raised pressure in the skull such as headache, dizziness, ringing in the ears, visual problems including blurred vision, blind spots, double vision
  • Symptoms of severe skin rash such as fever, blisters or ulcers, reddening, peeling or swelling of the skin
  • Severe or prolonged diarrhoea which may have blood or mucus in it, this may be a sign of serious bowel inflammation
  • Inflammation of the pancreas causing pain and tenderness in the abdomen and back (pancreatitis)
  • Symptoms of inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), liver failure include nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, feeling generally unwell, fever, itching, yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), light coloured stools, dark coloured urine

Health Tips for Tetracycline

  • Follow the recommended dosage and frequency as prescribed by your doctor and do not make any changes without consulting them
  • Take Tetracycline exactly as instructed by your healthcare provider. Tetracycline is best taken on an empty stomach, usually one hour before or two hours after meals
  • Dairy products, antacids, and certain minerals (calcium, magnesium, iron) can interfere with the absorption of tetracycline, so avoid taking them close to the time you take the medication
  • Drink plenty of water while on tetracycline to help prevent potential kidney problems
  • Inform your healthcare provider about all the medications, supplements, or herbal remedies you are taking, Tetracycline
  • Tetracycline is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women