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What is it?

Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic belonging to the tetracycline class.

It is used to treat a wide range of infections and is commonly used in the treatment of acne and rosacea.

It targets the bacteria responsible for causing the inflammation and lesions on the face.

You can buy Oxytetracycline online from Prescription Doctor's reliable and trusted online pharmacy. To begin your order, simple fill out our online medical form for our doctor to review.

How do you take Oxytetracycline?

For the treatment of Acne, the usual dose is 1 to 2 tablets twice a day. However, the Doctor can give a more tailored treatment depending on the severity of the acne. Please follow the instructions given to you by the doctor.

You should take Oxytetracycline on an empty stomach, an hour before or two hours after food. Taking Oxytetracycline with food or drink may reduce the effectiveness of the drug.

Do not take with product which contain milk, antacids or aluminium, calcium, iron, magnesium or zinc.

Take Antacids containing aluminium, calcium, iron, magnesium or zinc at least 2 hours apart from the Oxytetracycline dose.

If you forget to take a dose, take as soon as you remember, however if it is near the time for your next dose, do not take the forgotten dose and carry on as usual. It is dangerous to double dose without the doctors consent.

Staying safe with Prescription Doctor

As with all medications there are certain precautions and warnings associated with Oxytetracycline. It is important to understand the advice.

Please do not take if you:

  • Are under 12
  • Are allergic to any of the Ingredients
  • Have or had Kidney or Liver Problems
  • Have Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
  • Are Pregnant or Breast Feeding
  • Are on Retinoid or Vitamin A therapy
  • Have a condition called Porphyria
  • Myasthenia gravis – characterised by slurred speech, muscle weakness, difficulty swallowing and chewing

Please inform the Doctor if you are taking any of the following medications:

  • Diuretics
  • Penicillin antibiotics
  • Blood Thinners (Anti – coagulants) such as warfarin
  • Insulins or sulphonylureas such as Gliclazide used for diabetes
  • Oral Contraceptives
  • Antacids
  • Kaolin-pectin and bismuth subsalicylate

It is important to always complete a course of antibiotics. Incorrect use of antibiotics can result in antimicrobial resistance. This can cause antibiotics to become ineffective when taken for future infections.

You should always take Oxytetracycline as prescribed by the doctor.

Side effects

All medications carry the potential risk of side effects, though it is never guaranteed that you will exprience them. Being aware of the risks associated with your treatment is crucial to your care.

The following mild effects can occur:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Sensitivity to sunlight – apply adequate protection (SPF 50)

Stop taking the medication and consult your doctor if you suffer from the following after taking Oxytetracycline:

  • Hypersensitivity reactions such as skin rashes, swelling of the face or tongue, chest pain and fever
  • Visual issues such as blurred or double vision, blind spots and headaches
  • Diarrhoea, fever, cramps
  • Discolouration of the skin and teeth
  • Difficulty in swallowing or swelling of the chest and throat

This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further information regarding the safety of Oxytetracycline can be found in the patient information leaflet which is supplied with your treatment.

Alternatively, you can view the patient information leaflet for Oxytetracycline online here.

If you experience any side effects, regardless of whether they are listed above or in the patient information leaflet, speak to your GP.

Allergic reaction

Do not take Oxytetracycline if you have had an allergic reaction to a tetracycline antibiotic before.

If you experience an allergic reaction to Oxytetracycline, stop taking the medicine and seek emergency medical attention.

Signs of an allergic reaction include:

  • Chest tightness
  • Dry, red, and cracked skin
  • Itchy, red, watery eyes
  • Raised, itchy, red rash (hives)
  • Swelling of face, lips, tongue and throat
  • Wheezing

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

Do not take Oxytetracycline while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Speak to your doctor for further advice on taking medicine while pregnant or breastfeeding.

Other safety information

Always seek your doctor's advice before you buy Oxytetracycline online.

Do not take Oxytetracycline past the expiry date printed on the packaging.

Never throw away medicine via household or water waste. Take any unwanted or expired medicine to your pharmacy and ask them to dispose of them safely on your behalf.

Always keep medicine out of the sight and reach from children and pets.

Frequently asked questions

What should I do if I forget to take Oxytetracycline when I should?

If you forget to take Oxytetracycline, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the forgotten dose and take your next dose at the usual time.

Do not take more Oxytetracycline to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I take too much Oxytetracycline?

If you accidentally take too much Oxytetracycline, seek immediate emergency medical attention by contacting your doctor or going straight to the accident and emergency department of your nearest hospital.

Take the packaging with you so that doctors know what you took.

Will Oxytetracycline affect my ability to drive or operate machinery?

Oxytetracycline should not impact your ability to drive or operate machinery.

If you experience any side effects which might impair your concentration, such as dizziness or blurred vision, avoid such activities until you feel well enough to do so.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Oxytetracycline?

While alcohol does not directly impact the effectiveness of Oxytetracycline, alcohol consumption may increase your risk of, or worsen, side effects.

You should limit your alcohol consumption while taking Oxytetracycline.

How to buy Oxytetracycline online?

Our registered Doctors can provide a prescription for Oxytetracycline after the review of your medical form. If approved before 3 pm, your medication could be with you the very next day.
Our Service is quick, easy and safe. Our customer service team are on hand if you require any further information.

Table of contents

What is it?

How do you take Oxytetracycline?

Staying safe with Prescription Doctor

Side effects

Frequently asked questions

Treatment information

  • Product Name: Oxytetracycline
  • Active Ingredient(s): Oxytetracycline dihydrate
  • Manufacturer: Almus
  • Administration: Oral
  • Presentation: Tablets
  • Available Strength: 250 mg
  • Exemption: Prescription only medication
  • Application: Men and women over 18 with acne
  • Dosage: Take 2 tablets daily, 1 hour before food
  • Description: Oxytetracycline is used to treat a wide range of infections caused by bacteria
  • Drug Class: Tetracyclines
  • Alcohol Consumption: No influence
  • When Pregnant: Do not take while pregnant. Speak to your doctor for further advice.
  • When Breastfeeding: Do not take while breastfeeding. Speak to your doctor for further advice.
Click here to view the Oxytetracycline - Patient Information Leaflet

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