The Brand Name OXTER Has Generic Salt :: Oxytetracycline 

OXTER  Is From Company Ind-Swift Priced :: Rs. 306.4

OXTER have Oxytetracycline is comes under Sub class Tetracyclines of  Main Class Anti Infectives

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

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Oxytetracycline  CAP  Rs. 306.4  80
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 80
 OXTER  Ind-Swift  250MG  80 Rs. 306.4

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Ind-Swift :: OXTER  Oxytetracycline  Anti Infectives Tetracyclines

Indications for Drugs ::

Acne, Susceptible infections, Uncomplicated gonorrhoea, Gnathostomiasis, Superficial ophth infections

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Susceptible infections 250-500 mg 4 times/day. Max: 4 g/day. Acne 250-500 mg twice daily. Uncomplicated gonorrhoea Initial: 1.5 g, then 0.5 g 4 times/day, up to a total of 9 g/treatment course. IM Susceptible infections 250 mg once daily.

Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity to tetracyclines, children <8 yr, renal damage. Pregnancy, lactation. Drug Precautions ::

Elderly, renal or hepatic impairment; myasthenia gravis; lupus erythematosus, children <12 yr. Drug Side Effects ::

Anorexia, nausea, vomiting,diarrhoea, glossitis, dysphagia, photosensitivity, oesphageal irritation and ulceration, nephrotoxicity, enterocolitis, rash (rare), blood dyscrasias. Headache, visual disturbances; intracranial hypertension; bulging fontanelles (infants). Potentially Fatal: Rare. Fulminant diarrhoea in post operative patients.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

4

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Oxytetracycline binds reversibly to the 30S and possibly 50S ribosomal subunits, thus inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis and arresting cell growth. It is active against a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative organisms.

Drug Interactions ::

Antacids, iron, aluminum, calcium, magnesium, zinc salts reduce absorption. Concurrent use may cause increased levels of lithium, digoxin, halofantrine and theophylline; decreased concentrations of atovaquone. Increased risk of ergotism with ergot alkaloids. May cause failure of oral contraception. Potentially Fatal: Interferes with anticoagulant control. Nephrotoxic effects exacerbated by diuretics, methoxyflurane or other nephrotoxic drugs; avoid concurrent use with potentially hepatotoxic drugs. Increased incidence of benign intracranial hypertension with retinoids.

 

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