Oxytetracycline

Details About Generic Salt ::  Oxytetracycline 

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Infectives   Sub Medicine Class ::  Tetracyclines

13F. TETRACYCLINES in 13. ANTI-INFECTIVES
OXYTETRACYCLINE
ANTIBIOTIC, TETRACYCLINE DERIVATIVE | ANTI-INFECTIVE
PK: A: Incomplete D: Extensive E: Urine & feces

Indications & Dose: ACNE PO Adult 250-500mg/day | INFECT PO Adult 250-500mg QID Child >8 yr: 25-50mg/kg/day in 4 divided doses | IM Adult 250mg OD or 300mg/day in 2 or 3 divided doses Child >8 yr: 15-25mg/kg/day in 2 or 3 divided doses, max 250mg/day | SEVERE INFECT PO Adult Up to 4g/day

Contra: refer tetracycline

Precautions: refer tetracycline

ADR: Serious: refer tetracycline, Others: refer tetracycline

DDI: Serious Penicillins antagonizes the effect, Insulin causes hypoglycemia, Coumarins increases prothrombin response, Hormonal Contraceptives leads to contraceptive failure, Iron compounds reduces absorption of both the drugs markedly, Aluminium hydroxide reduces drug serum levels

Diet: 1h before/2h after food

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