Tetracycline

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General

  • Type:
  • Dosage Forms:
  • Common Trade Names: Sumycin

Adult Dosing

Pediatric Dosing

Special Populations

  • Pregnancy:
  • Lactation:
  • Renal Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric
  • Hepatic Dosing
    • Adult
    • Pediatric

Contraindications

  • Allergy to class/drug

Adverse Reactions

Serious

  1. Calicium Deposits in Teeth and Bones
    1. causes tetracycline to be contraindicated in pediatrics
  2. Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

Common

  1. Photosensitivity
  2. Pseudo Tumor Cerebri
  3. Myopia

Pharmacology

  • Half-life:
  • Metabolism:
  • Excretion:
  • Mechanism of Action:

See Also

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