... 2x a day, it was given to me for acne, durning the change and iv never stopped taking it
Common Side Effects of Tetracycline
Skin reactions to sunlight (photosensitivity)
Upset stomach (dyspepsia)
Lack of appetite
Difficulty swallowing (dysphagia)
Possible Serious Tetracycline Side Effects
There are a number of side effects that can occur with tetracycline that indicate something serious. If you experience any of these side effects, stop the tetracycline and call your Doctor.
Rare Tetracycline Side Effects
There are other tetracycline side effects that can occur. These rare side effects occur . It is difficult to tell whether these side effects are because of the medication or something else.
Hair loss (alopecia)
Irritation of the esophagus (esophagitis)
Irritation of the liver (hepatitis)
Ulcers of the esophagus
Increased pressure in the skull (intracranial hypertension)
Ringing ears (tinnitus)
Worsening of systemic lupus erythematosus symptoms (lupus or SLE for short)
A reduced number of platelets in the blood (thrombocytopenia)
Tongue swelling (glossitis)
Serious intestinal infections (enterocolitis)
Vaginal yeast infections.
I hope the information provided helps you, Talk to your dermatologist about possible side effects you may be experiencing... from a caring individual.
- Tetracycline Information for Consumers
- Tetracycline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tetracycline (detailed)
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