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    Perioral Dermatitis Conditions

    Antibiotic medicines Your doctor may prescribe an antibiotic tablet in the tetracycline group. Doxycycline or tetracycline topical antibiotics are sometimes used in milder c...

    Symptoms Causes Diagnosis and Treatment

    Helicobacter Pylori Professional

    For people allergic to penicillin who have previously been exposed to clarithromycin, use a PPI, metronidazole, tetracycline and bismuth. Second-l...

    Tropical Sprue Professional

    Absorption of vitamin B12 recovers early and so deficiency may be due to bacterial action rather than malabsorption. [ 7 ] Oral iron may also be required, but iron and tetracycline should...

    Blind Loop Syndrome Professional

    The most common antibiotics used are the tetracyclines - eg, oxytetracycline; however, it is estimated that up to 70% will fail to respond to this.

    Drug Allergy Professional

    Typical drugs include beta-lactam antibiotics, macrolides and less commonly, a wide variety of drugs including paracetamol, carbamazepine, tetracyclines, diltiazem, furosemide, hydrochlorothi...

    Acne Conditions

    Children aged under 12 years should not take tetracycline-based antibiotics. Do not take tetracycline-based antibiotics if you are pregnant, breast-feeding or intend to become pre...

    Acne Vulgaris Professional

    The safety profile of lymecycline is comparable to that of tetracycline. Doxycycline and lymecycline are generally preferred to tetracycline because they require less frequent admini...

    Plague Professional

    Fluoroquinolones - these are as efficacious as aminoglycosides and tetracyclines in experimental induced plague and can be given orally. Chloramphenicol - may be better in plague meningiti...

    Antibiotics Conditions

    Cephalosporins - for example, cefaclor , cefadroxil and cefalexin . Tetracyclines - for example, tetracycline , doxycycline and lymecycline . Aminoglycosides - for...

    Trachoma Professional

    Topical tetracycline and polymixin is as effective as oral azithromycin. [ 13 ] The latter is a shorter course and associated with few side-effects (which are mild) but is more expensive (...

    Haemophilus Influenzae Professional

    Exacerbations of chronic bronchitis (treat if there is increased sputum production, purulent sputum or dyspnoea): treat for five days (longer in severely ill patients) with amoxicillin, tetracycli...

    Familial Benign Pemphigus Professional

    Other topical treatments (from recent case reports) are topical cadexomer iodine powder [ 7 ] and 5-fluorouracil . [ 8 ] Systemic treatments: Prolonged courses of oral antibiotics (eg ...

    Pleural Effusion Conditions

    Sclerosing chemicals that are commonly used include tetracycline, sterile talc and bleomycin. Pleurodesis is most often used in the treatment of repeated (recurrent) effusions caused by cance...

    Sperm Test (Semen Analysis) Conditions

    These include: sulfasalazine, nitrofurantoin, tetracyclines, cimetidine, colchicine, allopurinol, some chemotherapy medicines, cannabis, cocaine and anabolic steroids.

    Psittacosis Professional

    High titres can occur in other chlamydial infections, so if history suggests psittacosis, molecular assays (PCR) are used to diagnose C. psittaci infection. [ 5 ] Management Tetra...

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    Molecular polymerase chain reaction analyses are increasingly being used as an experimental and clinical tool to allow diagnosis and species differentiation. [ 1 ] Management Tetra...

    Post-inflammatory Hyperpigmentation of Skin Professional

    Other drugs which occasionally cause hyperpigmentation include tetracycline, bleomycin, doxorubicin, 5-fluorouracil, busulfan, antimalarial drugs and hormones (eg, oestrogen).

    Renal Fanconi Syndrome Professional

    Prevention Avoiding exposure to potential toxins - eg, outdated tetracyclines and aminoglycosides. Effective management of any underlying metabolic disorder - eg, galactosaemia, tyro...

    Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Professional

    Aetiology Known associations include: Endocrine: adrenal insufficiency, Cushing's syndrome, hypoparathyroidism, hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. [ 5 ] Medication: cimetidine, corti...

    Rat-bite Fever Professional

    Management Penicillin is the first-line therapy. [ 4 ] Tetracycline is an alternative in those who are penicillin-allergic. [ 1 , 4 ] Complications [ 1 ] Parotitis ...

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