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Dr. Julie Abbott
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Sumycin (Overview)

Sumycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


Dr. Julie Abbott
142 doctors shared insights

Sumycin (Overview)

Sumycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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Initially my derm prescribe tetracycline with prednisolone, acne flare up,now she prescibe minocycline and xepasone.i cannot take accutane.What next?

Initially my derm prescribe tetracycline with prednisolone, acne flare up,now she prescibe minocycline and xepasone.i cannot take accutane.What next?

What next?: What do you mean exactly? Is the new regimen not working? Besides the medication, you could add fish oil 3 grams a day. Omega 3s are very important against acne. It wouldn't hurt and may help quite a bit. ...Read more

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I get underground pimples constantly. I got prescribed tetracycline from my doctor and wash my face every day but still can't seem to get ride of them.?

I get underground pimples constantly. I got prescribed tetracycline from my doctor and wash my face every day but still can't seem to get ride of them.?

Acne vulgaris: Whiteheads and blackheads wich you means are called comedones. Hormonal influences at ur young age makes more sebum production. 1.Avoid high fat food/chocolate.2.Use noncomedogenic soaps like oil of olay, dove 3.Can continue tetracycline if recently started. 4.Not clear whether u used benzoyl peroxide, sulphur creams.If not effective tretinoid gp -good . But if planning pregnancy it is contraind. ...Read more

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Is tetracycline effective against candiasis?

Candiasis: No. Tetracycline is an antibiotic that is very useful for the treatment of acne and rosacea. It does not work against yeast infections such as candida. ...Read more

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Does tetracycline work well with acne on the face?

Does tetracycline work well with acne on the face?

Acne: Tetracycline is fairly effective in acne. However, the drug is in short supply so alternatives such as Doxycycline are usually substituted. ...Read more

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On tetracycline, acne clear up initially now it flare up again! help! i cannot do accutane. is there other ways?i dont think tetracycline works for me

Multiple approach: Tetracycline dose can be increased and taking for a longer period, in addition to use of topicals like benzyol perioxide at prescription strength, or retina a or salicyclic acid and avoidance comedonic lotions. Dermatologist input will be helpful ...Read more

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I am 30 weeks pregnant and I used tetracycline eye ointment 1 % once on my eye lid. How is it dangerous for my baby? Thanks

I am 30 weeks pregnant and I used tetracycline eye ointment 1 % once on my eye lid. How is it dangerous for my baby? Thanks

Not really: Tetracycline capsules for a normal course of treatment pose a risk of staining the teeth of a developing baby. Applying to the eyelid, especially once only, has such a tiny amount of absorption to the circulation that there is really no risk at all. Don't worry. ...Read more

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Does tetracycline for the treatment of acne safe? Will it cause toxicity?

Does tetracycline for the treatment of acne safe? Will it cause toxicity?

Far safer options: You are right to be concerned. Antibiotics kill our friendly flora leading to overgrowth of yeast/unfriendly bacteria which has adverse consequences. I've successfully treated acne in many without ever prescribing antibiotics. Dietary changes, nutritional supplements, herbs, natural lotions & homeopathy are very effective. See http://bit.Ly/19zfc5s & http://bit.Ly/14dmebh & http://abt.Cm/18rwpeb. ...Read more

Tetracycline (Definition)

Tetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as urinary tract ...Read more