Tetralab (500 mg) Capsule Side Effects and usage

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Tetralab (500 mg) - Tetracycline- Capsule is manufactured by Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Tetracycline- 500 mg.

Tetralab (500 mg) Capsule Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

Liver damage.
Kidney damage.
Phototoxicity.
Teeth and bones.
Antianabolic effect.
Increased intracranial pressure.
Diabetes insipidus.
Vestibular toxicity.

Indications

When originally introduced, tetracyclines inhibited practically all types of pathogenic microorganisms except fungi and viruses.
However, promiscous and often indiscriminate use has gradually narrowed the field of their usefulness.
Tetracyclines are only used in gram-positive and gram-negative cocci and bacilli, which are sensitive to it.
Tetracyclines are now active against few N.
gonorrhoeae and N.
meningitidis.
Spirochetes, including T.
pallidum and Borrelia.
All rickettsiae (typhus, etc) and chlamydiae are highly sensitive.
Mycoplasma and Actinomyces are moderately sensitive.
Entamoeba histolytica and Plasmodia are inhibited at high concentrations.

Contra Indications

Hypersensitivity.
Pregnancy, lactation and children below the age of eight years.

Caution

Renal or hepatic impairment.
Myasthenia gravis.
SLE.
Avoid exposure to sunlight.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Capsule is Rs.1.15 in India as of date.

Formulation

Tetralab (500 mg) Capsule mainly contains the generic formulation called as Tetracycline- 500 mg.

Tetralab (500 mg) Capsule Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Tetralab (500 mg) Capsule
Manufacturer: Laborate Pharmaceuticals India Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Tetracycline

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