Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking tetracycline HCL capsules.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery is okay but should be avoided until you know how it reacts with your body.
Do NOT use tetracycline HCL capsules if:
- You are allergic to tetracycline or other antibiotics;
- You have liver or kidney disease.
Use of tetracycline during pregnancy or breast feeding is advised against as it could harm the unborn and nursing babies. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking tetracycline.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 500mg. Usual dose for children: for bacterial infection: above 8 years of age: 25 to 50mg/kg orally per day divided in 4 equal doses.
Possible interactions include fish oil, isotretinoin, vitamin A, and other antibiotics. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with tetracycline HCL capsules.