Tetracycline is used for the treatment of acne, gonorrhea and sexually transmitted diseases. It may also be used for treating other infections that are not mentioned here.

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Tetracycline works by slowing down the growth of the bacteria in the body which lets the immune system kill the bacteria.


& Dosage

Please ask for precise dosage instructions to your healthcare provider.

Tetracycline is an antibiotic medication that needs to be taken for a stipulated period of time for it to be effective. Do not discontinue dosage suddenly without speaking to your doctor. Also, do not take the medication for a prolonged time period.

Do not lie down for at least 30 minutes after taking a dose of Tetracycline.

Avoid using antacids for at least 2 hours after taking a dose of tetracycline.

Try to take the medication at the same time everyday to avoid missing a dose. If you have missed a dose and it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed one and continue with the regular dosage. Alternatively, if you remember immediately, then you may take the missed dose. Never double up to compensate for a missed dose.


Store Tetracycline at room temperature in a cool and dark place. Keep away from children and pets.

Safety Information/ Warning Precautions
Speak about your medical history to your healthcare provider.
Mention complete and accurate details about existing medical conditions, known allergies to food or drugs, dietary supplements, vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements or OTC medications that you may be using.
Do not use Tetracycline if:
You are allergic to it or other similar antibiotics
You are using acitretin or methoxyflurane
Maintain caution while using Tetracycline if:
You have a history of allergies, asthma, hay fever, or hives
You have had a severe allergic reaction (eg, severe rash, hives, breathing difficulties, dizziness) to
You have diarrhea, a stomach infection, or kidney problems.
Maintain caution if you use the following drugs:
Acitretin or isotretinoin
Digoxin, methotrexate, methoxyflurane, or oral anticoagulants (eg, warfarin)
Atovaquone, lithium, oral contraceptives (birth control pills), or penicillins (eg, amoxicillin)
Please be informed:
Tetracycline may cause dizziness, blurred vision or drowsiness during early stages of therapy. If you experience any such side effects, avoid any tasks that require you to be mentally alert. For example, driving, swimming, handling heavy machinery etc. These effects may be enhanced in people who use alcoholic beverages.
Some patients experience mild diarrhea while using antibiotics. This is common and may not necessarily need medical treatment. However, symptoms like bloody or tarry stools should not be ignored.
Infrequent or unmonitored use of Tetracycline may cause a severe relapse of the disease which may be difficult to treat. So, always follow the instructions of your health care provider and never self medicate.
Tetracycline may cause tooth discoloration in young children.
If you are pregnant, then you must contact your doctor to speak about using Tetracycline. There may be risks or benefits that you need to be aware of. Tetracycline is found in breast milk. Do not breast feed while using Tetracycline.

Side Effects
Mild side effects are commonly experienced while using Tetracycline. They do not need medical treatment and usually subside on their own. Some examples are Black hairy tongue; blurred vision; bulky loose stools; diarrhea; difficulty swallowing; fever; headache; hives; hoarseness; indigestion; inflammation or redness of tongue; joint pain; loss of appetite; mouth sores; nausea; rash; sensitivity to sunlight; sore throat; stomach pain; swelling and itching of the rectum.
If these side effects become bothersome or do not fade away after a while, then seek medical assistance.
Serious side effects that need immediate medical assistance are rare.
Some of them are severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bloody stools; confusion; dark urine; fever, chills, or persistent sore throat; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe diarrhea; stomach pain or cramps; unusual bruising or bleeding; vaginal discharge or irritation; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
Please contact your doctor immediately if you notice any serious side effects.