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Drug interactions between Terramycin and tetracycline

Results for the following 2 drugs:
Terramycin (oxytetracycline)
tetracycline

Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Terramycin and tetracycline - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Terramycin

A total of 324 drugs (2707 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Terramycin.

tetracycline

A total of 331 drugs (2733 brand and generic names) are known to interact with tetracycline.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

tetracycline food

Applies to: tetracycline

Do not take iron supplements, multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking tetracycline. These products can make tetracycline less effective in treating your infection. Do not take tetracycline 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.

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Moderate

oxytetracycline food

Applies to: 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.

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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.

Duplication

Tetracycline-type antibiotics

Therapeutic duplication

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
  • tetracycline

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

The classifications below are a guideline only. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific patient is difficult to determine using this tool alone given the large number of variables that may apply.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor 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.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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