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I am using tetracycline 500mg twice daily but still I am having breakout what else medication should I take?
Acne: I suppose you are being treated for acne. I would speak with your provider and see if he agrees with using a topical preparation in addition to the anbiotics. There are both prescription and non prescription topicals. I would also look at your diet and check for allergies to hair products or facial products. ...Read more
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Does tetracycline causes dark brown or black stool? If yes, do I continue medication? Is it life threatening? I took it for acne problems.
Yes: It is known to cause black or dark stool. No reason to stop taking it. It is a normal side effect. ...Read more
No: Chlorhexidine is a bisbiguanide, unrelated to tetracycline. It is used in disinfectants (disinfection of the skin and hands), cosmetics (additive to creams, toothpaste, deodorants, and antiperspirants), and pharmaceutical products (preservative in eye drops, active substance in wound dressings and antiseptic mouthwashes). ...Read more
Yes, but...: You might burn more easily. Wear sunscreen. ...Read more
Tetra: It may cause tooth discoloration.Get a more detailed answer ›
BCP and antibiotics: Antibiotics, as penicillins, tetracyclines, metronidazole, sulfur drugs, antifungals, rifampin may lower the effectiveness of BCP (has been shown definitively only for rifampin). Mini pills may be more suceptible. Use an second method (diaphragm) while on antibiotics and for a week afterward. DO NOT STOP the BCP when on antibiotic. Tetracycline can be taken 1-2 hrs before or 2 hrs after meals ...Read more
Yes: E. Coli acquired outside the hospital are frequently sensitive to tetracycline. In hospital between 50 and 90% of strains of e. Coli are sensitive. As many strains are resistant sensitivity studies in the microbiology lab need to be performed before using tetracycline to treat a known e. Coli infection.. ...Read more
Why is it there?: Tetracycline (arestin, atradox) is inserted in deep gum pockets between the teeth and gums to kill destructive bacteria and encourage pocket depth reduction and reattachment of the gum to the tooth. These tetracyclines do not need to be removed as they dissolve with time. If you refer to tetracycline staining of teeth, no treatment is needed except for cosmetic reasons. ...Read more
See below: They are all 3 antibiotics of the tetracycline class and have very similar antibacterial spectrums. Minocycline and Doxycycline can be given safely to patients with renal failure. Minocycline gets high nasal and sinus levels and is good for MRSA colonization treatment. Doxycycline can cause photosensitivity but is otherwise well tolerated. ...Read more
No: It may discolor your child's teeth.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: If you are on tetracycline for a particular infection, you should not be drinking alcohol. Alcohol reduces the ability of the body to fight infection, and also has a number of drug interactions. If you are on low doses for something like acne, social amounts of alcohol may be ok, but in some people actually worsens acne. Talk to your prescribing doctor. ...Read more