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Tetracycline

TETRACYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Compare tetracycline antibiotics.
Panmycin Coupon - Panmycin 250mg capsule
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Panmycin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

This medicine can make you more sensitive to the sun. Keep out of the sun. If you cannot avoid being in the sun, wear protective clothing and use sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or tanning beds/booths.

Birth control pills may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Talk to your doctor about using an extra method of birth control.

If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Your sexual partner may also need treatment.

Avoid products with aluminum, calcium, magnesium, iron, zinc, or sodium bicarbonate for 2 hours before and after taking a dose of this medicine.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

For all tetracyclines

More common

Increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight (rare with minocycline)

Rare

Abdominal pain

bulging fontanel (soft spot on head) of infants

headache

loss of appetite

nausea and vomiting

visual changes

yellowing skin

For demeclocycline only

Less common

Greatly increased frequency of urination or amount of urine

increased thirst

unusual tiredness or weakness

For minocycline only

Less common

Pigmentation (darker color or discoloration) of skin and mucous membranes

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

For all tetracyclines

More common

Cramps or burning of the stomach

diarrhea

Less common

Itching of the rectal or genital (sex organ) areas

sore mouth or tongue

For minocycline only

More common

Dizziness, light-headedness, or unsteadiness

In some patients tetracyclines may cause the tongue to become darkened or discolored. This effect is only temporary and will go away when you stop taking this medicine.

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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