Brand names: Sumycin, Terramycin, Tetracyn, Panmycin
Tetracycline (brand names Sumycin, Terramycin, Tetracyn and Panmycin) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic. It is used against many bacterial infections. Tetracycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, acne, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and others. It is effective against many bacteria, such as Hemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia psittaci, Chlamydia trachomatis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and many others.
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What are tetracycline tablets or capsules?
TETRACYCLINE (Achromycin®, Sumycin®) is an antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria that cause infection, or stops their growth. Tetracycline treats many kinds of infections of the skin, bone, stomach, respiratory tract, sinuses, ear, and urinary tract. It also treats certain sexually transmitted diseases. Generic tablets and capsules are available.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
other chronic illness
an unusual or allergic reaction to tetracycline antibiotics, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I take this medicine?
Take tetracycline tablets or capsules by mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Take tetracycline 1 hour before or at least 2 hours after eating. Swallow tablets or capsules whole with a full glass of water; take tablets or capsules in an upright or sitting position. Taking a sip of water first, before taking the tablets or capsules, may help you swallow them. If possible take bedtime doses at least 10 minutes before lying down. It is best to take tetracycline without food, but if it upsets your stomach take it with food. Avoid having dairy products, such as yogurt, milk, or cheese with your medicine; they can reduce the effect of tetracycline. Take your doses at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Finish the full course prescribed by your prescriber or health care professional even if you think your condition is better. Do not stop taking except on your prescriber's advice.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses. There should be an interval of at least 4 to 6 hours between doses.
What drug(s) may interact with tetracycline?
female hormones, including contraceptive or birth control pills
other antibiotic medicines
Tell your prescriber or health care professional about all other medicines you are taking, including non-prescription medicines, nutritional supplements, or herbal products. Also tell your prescriber or health care professional if you are a frequent user of drinks with caffeine or alcohol, if you smoke, or if you use illegal drugs. These may affect the way your medicine works. Check with your health care professional before stopping or starting any of your medicines.
What side effects may I notice from taking tetracycline?
Side effects that you should report to your prescriber or health care professional as soon as possible:
dark yellow or brown urine
decrease in the amount of urine
increased sensitivity to the sun or ultraviolet light
itching in the rectal or genital area
pain on swallowing
redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
skin rash, itching
stomach pain or cramps
unusual weakness or tiredness
yellowing of the eyes or skin
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your prescriber or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
loss of appetite
What should I watch for while taking tetracycline?
Tell your prescriber or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve in 2 to 3 days.
Do not take tetracycline just before going to bed. It may not dissolve properly when you are lying down and can cause pain in your throat.
Keep out of the sun, or wear protective clothing outdoors and use a sunscreen. Do not use sun lamps or sun tanning beds or booths.
Make sure your diet provides vitamin B. Ask your prescriber or health care professional for advice if you think you are short of this vitamin.
Birth control pills (contraceptive pills) may not work properly while you are taking this medicine. Use an extra method of birth control for at least one month.
If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Your sexual partner may also need treatment.
If you are going to have surgery, tell your prescriber or health care professional that you are taking tetracycline.
Antacids can stop the effects of tetracycline. If you get an upset stomach and want to take an antacid, make sure there is an interval of at least 2 hours since you last took tetracycline, or 4 hours before your next dose.
Iron and zinc preparations can also stop tetracycline from working properly.
Never use tetracycline if it is past the expiration date; it can make you seriously ill.
Where can I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children in a container that small children cannot open.
Store at room temperature between 15.30 degrees C (59.86 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.
What is the shelf life of the pills?
The expiry date is mentioned on each blister. It is different for different batches. The shelf life is 2 years from the date of manufacture and would differ from batch to batch depending on when they were manufactured.
Frequently asked questions:
What is a generic medication?
Wikipedia gives the following definition: “Generic drug (pl. generic drugs, short: generics) is a drug which is produced and distributed without a brand name. A generic must contain the same active ingredients as the original formulation. In most cases, it is considered bioequivalent to the brand name counterpart with respect to pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties. By extension, therefore, generics are assumed to be identical in dose, strength, route of administration, safety, efficacy, and intended use. Mind that the pills you will receive from us differ in appearance from the brand name ones. The looks of medications as well as brand names are the intellectual property of the brand manufacturer. Thus to avoid any accusation of copyright infringement we have to change the shape and the color of the generic pills as well as use the name of the active ingredient (generic name) instead of the brand name for printing on pills. Please be aware that the generic pills differ in appearance from the brand name medications. Our pills are round shaped and blister packed (10 pills per each blister). The name of the active ingredient as well as the weight are specified on the pill itself.
Why are generic pills cheaper than the brand name ones?
The principal reason for the reduced price of generic medicines is that the creation of the generic drug runs up less cost and therefore a lower price can be offered and still maintain profitability.
Manufacturers of generic drugs are mainly able to avoid the following three costs that brand name pharmaceutical companies incur: (1) costs associated with the research and development of the drug; (2) costs associated obtaining regulatory approval (i.e. proving safety and efficacy of a drug); and (3) marketing costs.
First, Generic manufacturers do not incur the cost of drug discovery and instead reverse-engineer existing brand name drugs to allow them to manufacture bioequivalent versions.
Second, generic manufacturers do not bear the burden of proving the safety and efficacy of the drugs through clinical trials - rather, generic manufacturers must prove the generic drug’s bioequivalancy to the existing drug.
Third, these companies receive the large benefit of the marketing and advertising that goes into pushing the innovator drug. The brand name drug has to prove itself in the eyes of the consumer, generic ones do not. The drugs that generic manufacturers are selling have been on the market for usually a decade or more and do not need additional advertising. For the same reason, generic manufacturers also do not give away sample doses to promote their products. The significant research, development and marketing costs incurred by the large pharmaceutical companies in introducing a new drug to the market is often cited as the reason for the high cost of new agents - they wish to recover these costs before the patent expires. Generic manufacturers do not incur these costs, with bioequivalence testing and manufacturing costing relatively little, and are able to charge significantly less than the brand. Buy discount Tetracycline (Sumycin) online. Order cheap generic Sumycin (Tetracycline) . Purchase Tetracycline (Sumycin) - low cost and price, but high quality.
Do you require a prescription?
However we would strongly recommend you to consult your doctor before taking a medication. You may have some diseases contra-indicated for taking certain kinds of medicines and your doctor will advise you what you can or cannot take.
Do you guarantee the quality of pills?
High quality of the medications we offer is the subject of our primary concern. The logic is very simple: the better the quality of goods is, the more customers we have. Thus we are very attentive and selective in the choice of the supplier, the quality of goods is thoroughly tested and the documentation is closely checked.
How do you ship orders? Will I have to sign for the package?
If sent by the standard unregistered mail the order will come in a plain envelope without any reference to content. The envelope will be left in your mail box. There is no need to sign for it. If sent by a courier, the recipient needs to sign for the package. All orders are shipped in discreet packaging. There is no mention on the outside of the package as to what is contained inside. Furthermore, your name or any other personal information will never be given or sold to any other company. Your privacy is our utmost concern.
Will my order be delivered in one package or you will divide it in case the order is large?
If an order includes 90 pills (or more) or if there are different types of medications in one order we will have to send the pills separately. Thus the delivery will take longer than 3 weeks since the packages are sent with the interval of approximately 7 days one by one. This is done to secure the delivery.
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