Chlortetracycline


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity; systemic lupus erythematosus; severe renal impairment; pregnancy, lactation; child ≤12 yrs.
Special Precautions
Myasthenia gravis; avoid direct sunlight; elderly; hepatic impairment.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity and photosensitivity reactions; abnormal pigmentation of the eye; myopia.
Drug Interactions
Preparations containing divalent and trivalent cations; Na bicarbonate, colestipol; kaolin-pectin; potentially hepatotoxic drugs; diuretics, methoxyflurane; other potentially nephrotoxic drugs; oral anticoagulants; atovaquone; thiomersal (ocular inflammation); OC (decrease effect); retinoids (increased risk of benign intracranial hypertension).
ATC Classification
S01AA02 - chlortetracycline ; Belongs to the class of antibiotics. Used in the treatment of eye infections.
J01AA03 - chlortetracycline ; Belongs to the class of tetracyclines. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
A01AB21 - chlortetracycline ; Belongs to the class of local antiinfective and antiseptic preparations. Used in the treatment of diseases of the mouth.
D06AA02 - chlortetracycline ; Belongs to the class of topical tetracycline and derivatives agents used in the treatment of dermatological diseases.
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