Tetracycline tablets - is a broad spectrum antibiotic. The drug used for the treatment of bacterial infections. The main active ingredient of the same name - is a tetracycline. Tablets should be taken only on prescription.
General characteristics of the drug
According to instructions, Tetracycline tablets belong to a group of antibiotics broad-spectrum. The drug has a bacteriostatic effect by inhibiting protein synthesis pathogens.
The main active ingredient of the tablets -tetracycline. It is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. Each tablet contains at 100 mg of tetracycline.
Adjuvants composed tetracycline drug in tablet form - Calcium stearate, talc, titanium dioxide, microcrystalline cellulose.
Tablets Tetracycline counteract such pathogens, which protrude pathogens, as:
- Haemophilus influenzae;
- coli Dyukreya;
- Yersinia pestis;
- bacillus pertussis;
note! Tetracycline tablets are rapidly absorbed in the fasting state. If you take the drug during meals, Absorption rate decreases the.
tetracycline, after oral administration of tablets, It accumulates in the kidneys, liver, light, bone, milk tooth enamel.
Indications for admission
Tetracycline tablets 100 mg taken when the presence of such indications:
- intestinal infection;
- acne (acne);
- granuloma inguinal;
- infected eczema;
The drug is also used with tetracycline in purulent infectious lesions of the soft tissues.
Tetracycline tablets can be prescribed as a means of preventing infectious nature of postoperative complications.
Contraindications and possible side effects
In accordance with instructions for use, Tetracycline tablets may not be used under such conditions and diseases, as:
- up to age 8 years old;
- during pregnancy and breastfeeding;
- hypersensitivity to the drug;
- expressed dysfunctions of kidney and liver;
- autoimmune pathologies (in particular - systemic lupus erythematosus);
- fungal infectious processes of any localization.
The following adverse reactions may occur when receiving tablets Tetracycline:
- color changing surface of the tongue;
- increased sensitivity of eyes to light stimuli;
- skin rash, itchy.
When expressed adverse reactions is necessary to see a specialist.
Tetracycline should be consumed at a dosage, recommended by your doctor.
Adults are usually prescribed by 0,25 to 0,5 g 4 times a day, or 0,5-1 g twice daily.
In each case the dosage is determined individually, depending on the disease, which revealed the patient, general health, availability relative contraindications.
If the drug was administered for the treatment of acne, you need to take on 0,5 to 2 g of tetracycline per day. Gradually, with the improvement of skin conditions, the dose was lowered to supporting (0,125-1 g).
In identifying early syphilis tetracycline drug tablets taken on the 0,5 g every 6 hours, for 15 days. In the case of medicament received in late syphilis for 30 days.
In gonorrhea without accompanying complications take tablets razovo, in dosage 1,5 g. Further 4 day take on 0,5 g every Tetracycline 6 hours.
brucellosis is treated, taking on 0,5 g of drug every 6 hours, for three weeks. Parallel intramuscularly administered streptomycin.
In the treatment with the use of tetracycline should be taken into account, how it interacts with other drugs.
- When co-administered with retinol is a risk of increased intracranial pressure;
- while taking preparations containing magnesium, gland, calcium, aluminum absorbability decreases tetracycline;
- concomitant use of the drug tetracycline tablets with oral contraceptives increases the risk of bleeding;
- pills Tetracycline reduces the effect of antibiotics bactericidal action.
children, which take the drug tetracycline teething period, It can occur irreversible change in their natural color.
Important! Do not take this antibiotic along with milk and other dairy products, It has been disrupted as a result of antibiotic Absorption.
these tablets, as the name implies, comprise two active substances: tetracycline and Nystatin.
The drug is a combination antibiotic. Properties tetracycline were considered earlier. As for Nystatin, this material is characterized fungistatic effect against yeast-like fungus.
Application of tetracycline in pride
Tetracycline-diarrhea tablets using, since this drug blocks protein synthesis in microorganisms pathogenic, preventing their further reproduction. This ensures rapid elimination of diarrhea, if it was triggered by bacterial activity of microorganisms.
Taking Tetracycline from diarrhea, should be considered, what, as well as other antibiotics, this drug is able to suppress the normal intestinal microflora. Therefore, in parallel with antibiotic treatment is necessary to take probiotics.
There are such tetracycline analogues:
- Tetracycline Lekt;
- tetracycline hydrochloride;
Analogues are in action the following:
The cost of the drug tetracycline - 40 rubles (dosage 100 miligramm, 20 pieces per pack).
Svetlana, 44 of the year: "Although Tetracycline is an antibacterial agent, in my family, this drug is used in diarrhea, as the fixing. Tablets are effective even under severe indigestion. We rarely use of tetracyclines, only in case that, If indigestion is really strong. Side effects have not been observed '.
Daria, 21 year: "I have problems with the skin: it is completely covered with acne and constant, although I have long gone out of adolescence. I have tried many of the most popular remedies - ointments, creams, foam, but to no avail. recently I heard, that this problem is very good Tetracycline. Learning, which is an antibiotic, consult a doctor. He advised while taking probiotics. Tetracycline is significantly improved skin condition, but his stomach still feels when taking these pills strong inconvenience. I often after a sick stomach, and sometimes the feeling, if he was on fire. propyl rate, noticed improvements. I hope, Acne will not appear again and again will not have to drink antibiotics ".
Anton, 38 years old: "Recently I underwent surgery. When it is complete, for the prevention of infectious complications, prescribed the antibiotic. It was quite expensive, but, because it had a lot to spend on surgery, I decided to buy Tetracycline: is familiar since childhood drug, which treated the infection and also took after surgery. This is a very affordable way. Propyl put Course, Infection connection did not happen. I think, that inexpensive Tetracycline is able to replace any expensive antibiotic ".
Tetracycline tablets - a broad spectrum antibiotic. He has been active on a number of Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. Take it should only be prescribed by a doctor, as it has many contraindications and cause side effects.