Terramycin 250mg Capsule

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:33 am

Terramycin 250mg Capsule

Uses of Terramycin 250mg Capsule

Terramycin 250mg Capsule is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Bacterial Infections

Side effects of Terramycin 250mg Capsule

The most common side effects of Terramycin 250mg Capsule are – Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Dry Mouth, Altered Taste, Abdominal Pain, Fever, Constipation, Allergic Reaction


These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Terramycin 250mg Capsule

Do not use Terramycin 250mg Capsule if you are allergic to – Oxytetracycline

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Terramycin 250mg Capsule.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Terramycin 250mg Capsule works

Terramycin 250mg Capsule contains – Oxytetracycline

Oxytetracycline binds with ribosomal subunits of susceptible bacteria and alters cytoplasmic membrane, inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis and rendering the organism ineffective.

Dosage of Terramycin 250mg Capsule

The dosage of Terramycin 250mg Capsule depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Terramycin 250mg Capsule

If you forget to take a dose of Terramycin 250mg Capsule, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

Interaction

Drug :- antacids, calcium supplements, cholestyramine, choline salicylates, colestipol, iron supplements, magnesium salicylates: Possibly decreased absorption of oxytetracycline. digoxin: Increased blood digoxin level.

lithium: Altered blood lithium level.

methoxyflurane: Increased risk of nephrotoxicity oral anticoagulants: Increased anticoagulant effects.

oral contraceptives: Decreased contraceptive effectiveness, increased risk of breakthrough bleeding and pregnancy.

penicillins: Decreased bactericidal effects of penicillins.

sodium bicarbonate: Possibly decreased absorption of oral oxytetracycline.

vitamin A: Increased risk of benign intracranial hypertension.

Food :- all foods, especially dairy products: Possibly interference with oxytetracycline absorption.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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