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Sunlight and tetracycline?

Sunlight and tetracycline?

Be careful: Tetracycline makes you more sensitive to the sun (photosensitivity), so wear sunscreen and be careful. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Boland
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Is chlorhexidin a subtype of tetracycline?

Is chlorhexidin a subtype of tetracycline?

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

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What illnesses might my mothe have taken tetracycline for in the ninteen fifty's?

What illnesses might my mothe have taken tetracycline for in the  ninteen fifty's?

Acne, lung infection: Tetracyclines were commonly used for skin, sinus, and lung infections. In fact, Doxycycline is in the class of tetracyclines and is still commonly used for these problems. ...Read more

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Side effects of tetracycline?

A few: Tetracycline should not be given in pregnancy due to staining of the teeth of the fetus. Like all drugs tetracycline can cause allergy. It can lead to overgrowth of other organisms particularly candida in the vagina. It might not be effective in some cases and of course will not work for viral illness. It is a useful and very inexpensive drug which is now not being carried in some pharmacies. ...Read more

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Could tetracycline ruin muscle gains?

Could tetracycline ruin muscle gains?

Tetracycle musclegai: I know of now evidence to support the concept that tetracycline will negatively affect muscles gains. ...Read more

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Can tetracycline be used to kill e. Coli?

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

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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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Should I have tetracycline removed from my gums?

Should I have tetracycline removed from my gums?

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

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What are the side effects of tetracycline on fetus?

Teeth stains.: Tetracyclines (including doxycycline) are avoided during pregnancy because they can cause permanent yellow-gray-brown tooth discoloration in adults after fetal/childhood exposure. ...Read more

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How to use a tetracycline antibiotic by an adult !?

It depends: This depends on the reason tetracycline is being prescribed. Please ask your physician for the intended instructions. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects for oral tetracycline used for dermatitis ?

Yes: every drug may have adverse reactions. FIRST... DO NOT TAKE IF PREGNANT. I don't smile in the photo because my teeth were stained in early childhood by tetracycline OLIVE GREEN. Affects teeth/bones of fetus. Also, can cause fatal liver damage in pregnant women. then, it's flourescent. It makes you more likely to sunburn. ...Read more

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What are the differences between minocycline, doxycline and tetracycline?

What are the differences between minocycline, doxycline and tetracycline?

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

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What do you recommend if I am feeling pressure on the back on my head after taking tetracycline?

What do you recommend if I am feeling pressure on the back on my head after taking tetracycline?

Stop taking it: Tetracyclines and related medications can actually cause intracranial hypertension, or elevated pressures in the head. Usually the symptoms start after 2 weeks or more of treatment. Symptoms can progress to include changes in vision. I would recommend to stop the medicine and call your doctor. This could turn into something serious and you should get it checked. ...Read more

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Hi, is it safe for me to use creatine while on tetracycline? will this make a dangerous interaction? thanks

No known interaction: Ref: from ehealthme.com:Summary: there is no drug interactions reported by people who take Tetracycline and Creatine together yet. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Tetracycline and Creatine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, a ...Read more

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What are tetracyclines?

Tetracycline: Tetracycline is an antibiotic that is often used for the treatment of acne and skin infections. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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