Active Ingredient(s):Tetracycline FDA Approved: * September 21, 1977 Pharm Company: *SHIRE Category:Antibiotics
Tetracycline, sold under the brand name Sumycin among others, is an oral antibiotic in the tetracyclines family of medications, used to treat a number of infections, including acne, cholera, brucellosis, plague, malaria, and syphilis.
Common side effects include vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and loss of appetite. Other side effects include poor tooth development if used by children less than eight years of age, kidney problems, and sunburni...
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