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Doctor insights on: Oxytetracycline Medication

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After I stopped taking oxytetracycline for two weeks after 6-months of use, will they begin working again if I begin taking them again?

Depends: It is impossible to know why you were taking this and the purpose for discontinuing and restarting. If you provide more history it might be possible to provide a better answer. ...Read more

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Oxytetracycline and what else can be good for rosacea?

Oxytetracycline and what else can be good for rosacea?

Minocin, (minocycline) doxycycline: Oracea, minocin, (minocycline) doxycyline are form of tetracycline antibiotics that can be sued for rosacea. Oracea is low dose and therefore safer than full strength antibiotics. ...Read more

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How are oxytetracycline tablets for acne?

How are oxytetracycline tablets for acne?

In combination: If used with a topical agent such as benzoyl peroxide as tolerated, this is often enough to clear moderate acne, including on the trunk. ...Read more

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Can oxytetracycline and omeprazole taken together for rosacea?

Can oxytetracycline and omeprazole taken together for rosacea?

Yes: Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat skin conditions such as acne. It is not the best choice to treat rosacea. Omeprazole is used to decrease stomach acidity. It is not usually used to treat rosacea. You can combine the two. ...Read more

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Can oxytetracycline and omeprazole be taken together for rosacea?

Can oxytetracycline and omeprazole be taken together for rosacea?

Rosacea: I am not familiar with this treatment for rosacea. Topical Metronidazole remains the gold standard. ...Read more

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Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Does oxytetracycline actually help for acne? And does it remove acne marks

Not for scars: Tetracycline can control the development of acne and help in healing the ones there, but it does not do any thing for the scars/marks of acne. ...Read more

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Can oxytetracycline be used for ear infections?

Can oxytetracycline be used for ear infections?

Antibiotics: It may be but it is not a first line, or even second line medication choice for middle ear infections. More typically a penicillin like augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). ...Read more

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How much time does it take for oxytetracycline to work for acne?

How much time does it take for oxytetracycline to work for acne?

Give it a month: However, if you're not seeing a benefit by two weeks, consider returning to your physician. Different people need different regimens. Never use an antibiotic as sole Rx for acne -- I trust you're also using topical benzyol peroxide or something else effective. ...Read more

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How long does it take for oxytetracycline acne tablets to begin to work?

How long does it take for oxytetracycline acne tablets to begin to work?

They may not: Be sure not to take them with milk or antacids. Effects are obvious obvious within 2 weeks at a fair dosage. If they fail, there are other medicines to try. You may want to add a topical agent such as Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it a bad idea to take whey protein with oxytetracycline?

Is it a bad idea to take whey protein with oxytetracycline?

No: No problem with both taken together. They do not interfere with the absorption of each other. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take vitamin C with oxytetracycline?

Is it safe to take vitamin C with oxytetracycline?

Drug Interference: In some cases, taking Oxytetracycline may deplete or interfere with the function of the vitamin c. ...Read more

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I am taking oxytetracycline twice a day, is it safe if I take protein shake which contains a lot of magnesium, zinc....Etc? Thank you

I am taking oxytetracycline twice a day, is it safe if I take protein shake which contains a lot of magnesium, zinc....Etc? Thank you

Nobody uses this any: Nobody uses this anymore. Why do you? Why do you take the "shake"? The tetracycline will be very poorly absorbed if taken any time close to the shake. Probably you should stop both & see your dr if you have symptoms. ...Read more

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Hi, been on oxytetracycline for 2 weeks for acne and it's causing easy bruising on my body. Why's this? Thanks.

Hi, been on oxytetracycline for 2 weeks for acne and it's causing easy bruising on my body. Why's this? Thanks.

Could be reaction: You should go see your doctor and get some blood work done. Oxytetracycline, though not available for human use in the US, can cause blood disorder that manifest as easy bruising. ...Read more

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I go gym and I need to take my protein shake, but the doctor gave me oxytetracycline for minor acne, is it safe to take the protein shake? Contains zinc

I go gym and I need to take my protein shake, but the doctor gave me oxytetracycline for minor acne, is it safe to take the protein shake? Contains zinc

Sure: Be sure you use topical benzoyl peroxide, retinoic acid or salicylic acid while you're on the tetracycline for the acne. I can't advise zinc as a routine supplement if you're not a vegetarian who needs complicated supplementation. Cheap protein power you buy on your own may be a better choice. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isn't good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more