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Uses of Oxytetracycline
Oxytetracycline is used in the treatment of:
- Acne Vulgaris
- Chlamydia Infections
- Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
- Mycoplasma Infections
- Rickettsia Infections
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Oxytetracycline Brand Names
Oxytetracycline Drug Class
Oxytetracycline is part of the drug class:
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
This is not a complete list of Oxytetracyclinedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Oxytetracycline and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Oxytetracycline falls into category D:
It has been shown that use of Oxytetracycline in pregnant women caused some babies to be born with problems. However, in some serious situations, the benefit of using this medication may be greater than the risk of harm to the baby.
Take oxytetracycline exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Oxytetracycline dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Oxytetracycline is available in the following doses:
- Lidocaine-oxytetracycline 2%-50 Mg/ml Intramuscular Solution
- Oxytetracycline 250 Mg Oral Capsule
Forms of Medication
Oxytetracycline is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution
- Ophthalmic Suspension
- Oral Capsule
- Oral Solution
- Oral Tablet
- Topical Ointment