Latetra 250 Tetracycline HCL Capsules

LATETRA-250

TETRACYCLINE HCL CAPSULES U.S.P. 250mg

 

COMPOSITION

Each capsule contains

Tetracycline HCL 250 mg

Excipients q.s

 

PHARMACOLOGY

Tetracycline are broad spectrum antibiotics and are Bacteriostatic. They exert bacteriostatic effect by binding to the 30s Ribosomal subunit of microorganisms, thus inhibiting protein synthesis. They are deposited in growing bone and teeth causing staining and should not be given to children under 12 years or pregnant woman.

 

INDICATION

Tetracycline is indicated in the infection of the ear, nose and throat, respiratory tract, gastro-intestinal tract, liver, genitor-urinary tract: veneral diseases.

 

CONTRAINDICATION

Tetracycline is contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to it or other tetracyclines, children under 12 years, pregnant woman, kidney disease, systemic lupus erythematosus.

 

ADVERSE EFFECT

GI disturbance; overgrowth of resistant organism; photosensitivity and dermatological reaction.

 

DOSE

The oral dose of LATETRA-250mg 4 times daily; increased to 250 mg 6-8 times daily in severe infection. Not recommended for children under 12 years, or as prescribed by Physician.

 

STORAGE

Store in a cool dry place. Away from light. Keep all medicine out of the reach of children.

 

Manufactured by

Me Cure Industries Ltd.

Debo Industries Compound,

Plot No. 6 Block H,

Oshodi Industrial Scheme,

Lagos, Nigeria.

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