Drug interactions between oxytetracycline and Terramycin
Interactions between your drugs
A total of 323 drugs (2694 brand and generic names) are known to interact with oxytetracycline.
- Oxytetracycline is in the drug class tetracyclines.
- Oxytetracycline is used to treat Bacterial Infection.
A total of 323 drugs (2694 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Terramycin.
- Terramycin is a member of the drug class tetracyclines.
- Terramycin is used to treat Bacterial Infection.
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: oxytetracycline, Terramycin (oxytetracycline)
Do not take iron supplements, multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking oxytetracycline. These products can make oxytetracycline less effective in treating your infection. Do not take oxytetracycline with milk or other dairy products, unless your doctor has told you to. Dairy products can make it harder for your body to absorb the medication.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'tetracycline-type antibiotics' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'tetracycline-type antibiotics' category:
- oxytetracycline (active ingredient in Terramycin (oxytetracycline))
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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