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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Sumycin (Definition)

Sumycin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


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What are the differences between tetracyclic and tetracycline?

Tetra- vs Try- cycli: Tetracycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic. Tricyclic is an antidepressant. Type. It also has properties to decrease abdominal cramping (antispasmodic). ...Read more

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I am allergic to tetracycline can I take cipro?

I am allergic to tetracycline can I take cipro?

Yes: Tetracycline and Cipro are in different drug classes. Cipro is a quinolone agent and is unrelated to tetracycline. You cannot take Doxycycline if you are allergic to tetracycline. ...Read more

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I have had rosacea 4 yrs. I am taking tetracycline which helps with the spots. Propanolol & clonidine for flushing. Any suggestions? Keep get red ears

Avoid ptecipitating: Factors or agents that may cause your symptoms. Control rather than eradication may be a more realistic approach. Other meds may carry undesirable side effects. ...Read more

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Minocycline stopped working for acne (bacteria resistance) derm switched to ampicillin. How's this compare to tetracyclines? When will it start workin

Minocycline stopped working for acne (bacteria resistance) derm switched to ampicillin. How's this compare to tetracyclines? When will it start workin

Heads up: I see that you are actually taking both isotretinoin and some nerve medicine. During your time on antibiotics, were you also using a topical agent such as the Retin A you also list? Antibiotics will fail otherwise. All acne is manageable nowadays if you have continuity of care. Best wishes. ...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

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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

Tetracyclic Drug (Definition)

Tetracyclic agents are a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


Tetracycline (Definition)

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