What is Hostacycline (Tetracycline) used for?
Hostacycline (Tetracycline) is an antibiotic which is used to treat a wide range of bacterial infections, such as acne, gonorrhea, infections of the genitals or urinary tract and many other conditions caused by infection. Antibiotic medication will not treat colds, flu or other infections caused by viruses.
How should I use Hostacycline (Tetracycline)?
You should take Hostacycline (Tetracycline) capsules 2 to 4 times per day. This medication should be taken on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour prior to, or 2 hours after eating. Your physician will tell you the correct daily dosage required. Patients who have been prescribed this medication should continue taking it until the entire prescribed amount has been taken.
What are the side effects of Hostacycline (Tetracycline)?
Patients taking Hostacycline (Tetracycline) to treat bacterial infections may notice some side effects, such as:
This antibiotic medication may cause other more serious side effects. Consult your physician immediately if you notice sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, discoloration of the nails or teeth, numbness or fever.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Hostacycline (Tetracycline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.