Oxytetracycline

  • TRADE NAMES: Aknin; Cotet; Macocyn; Oxacycle; Oxitraklin; Oxy; Rorap; Terramycin (Pfizer); Terramycine; Uri-Tet
  • INDICATIONS: Various infections caused by susceptible organisms
  • CLASS: Antibiotic; tetracycline
  • HALF-LIFE: 6–10 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Acitretin, Amoxicillin, Ampicillin, Antacids, Bacampicillin, Calcium salts, Carbenicillin, Cloxacillin, Coumarins, Dairy products, Digoxin, Ergotamine, Kaolin, Methotrexate, Methoxyflurane, Methysergide, Mezlocillin, Nafcillin, Oral iron, Oral typhoid vaccine, Oxacillin, Penicillins, Phenindione, Piperacillin, Quinapril, Retinoids, Strontium Ranelate, Sucralfate, Sulfonylureas, Ticarcillin, Tripotassium dicitratobismuthate, Zinc

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: D

Our database has 18 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

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SKIN.
NAILS.
MUCOSAL.
CARDIOVASCULAR.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
OTHER.


Page last updated 03/23/2020

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Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
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