Tetracycline hcl 250mg capsules,
List of Related Indications:
- Susceptible infections
List Of Drugs:
- Tetracycline ( *** ) @ Tetracyclines
Indication Type Description:
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc
Interaction with Food
Pregnancy and lactation
Infections caused by rickettsiae(Typhus fever and typhus group),infections caused by gram negative micro-organisms- E.coli, gram positive micro-organisms. skin and soft tissue infections.
Dosages/ Overdosage Etc:
Drug Facts And Comparisons(2010)
Interaction with Food:
Food and some dairy products interfere with the absorption of tetracyclines. Administer oral tetracycline 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.
Doxycycline has low affinity for calcium binding. Gastrointestinal absorption of minocycline and doxycycline is not significantly affected by food or dairy products.
Pregnancy and lactation:
Tetracyclines should not be used during pregnancy. They readily cross the placenta. Tetracyclines are found in fetal tissues and can have toxic effects on the developing fetus.
Tetracyclines are excreted in breast milk. Because of the potential for serious adverse effects decide whether to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug.
Tetracyclines should not generally be used in children under 8years of age, unless other drugs are not likely to be effective, or are contraindicated.