Active substance: Tetracycline

Dosage: 250 mg

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Terramycin is an antibacterial drug for systemic use. The main ingredient is tetracycline, active against staphylococci, streptococci, pneumococci, clostridium, listeria, gonocococci, E. coli, Enterobacteriaceae and other types of bacteria. You can buy Terramycin and other medicines in our online pharmacy, with the best discounts and prices in United Kingdom. For our customers, always fast delivery and shipping without prescription.

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What Is Terramycin?

Terramycin is an antibiotic of the tetracycline group and is available in tablet form. Its mechanism of action is based on bacteriostatic action. The main active ingredient, tetracycline, is active against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.

Indications for Terramycin Use

Terramycin tablets are prescribed for:

  • Bronchitis;
  • Pneumonia;
  • Bacterial and amoebic dysentery;
  • gonorrhoea;
  • brucellosis;
  • tularemia;
  • typhoid fever
  • psittacosis;
  • ornithosis;
  • purulent meningitis;
  • skin and soft tissue infections;
  • infections of the biliary and urinary tract;
  • cholera;
  • prevention of post-operative infections.

Terramycin Dosage and Use

Tetracycline should be taken one hour before or two hours after a meal to avoid food affecting absorption. The tablet should be swallowed with plenty of clean water.

The doctor will determine the dose and duration of treatment depending on the course and nature of the disease.

If the symptoms disappear, treatment should be extended for a further three days. The total duration of treatment for all infections should not be less than 10 days.

Adults and children over 12 years of age: 250 mg every six hours. In case of severe infections of the body, the dose may be increased to 500 mg every six hours. A maximum of 2 g of the medicine may be taken daily.

Children: Children under 12 years of age should not take tablets.

Elderly patients: take the usual adult dose.
In patients with renal insufficiency: tetracycline is contraindicated in this condition, unless the benefits of treatment outweigh the possible risks. The daily dose should be reduced.

In case of overdose the following symptoms may occur: nausea, vomiting, crystalluria, haematuria, allergic reactions.


Do not use Terramycin: if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of the preparation and to antibiotics of the same group, local anaesthetics (lidocaine); if you suffer from fungal infections, systemic lupus; if you are under treatment with preparations containing vitamin A or retinoids.

Side effects

The drug is generally well tolerated, but may occasionally cause:

  • Allergy: urticaria, angioedema, exacerbation of systemic lupus erythematosus, dermatitis, toxic epidermal necrosis;
  • in the respiratory system: bronchospasm;
  • in the cardiovascular system: pericarditis;
  • gastrointestinal system: nausea, vomiting, heartburn, gastritis, anorexia, gastric and duodenal ulcers;
  • hepatobiliary system: hepatitis, jaundice, pain in the right side of the stomach, nausea, vomiting;
  • Nervous system: visual disturbances, tinnitus, photophobia;
  • Blood system: thrombocytopenia, anaemia, agranulocytosis.
  • Urinary system: acute renal failure, nephritis;
  • Other: candidiasis, glossitis, proctitis, hypovitaminosis, sore throat, pharyngitis.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does tetracycline work? The drug is rapidly absorbed and excreted from the body and reaches therapeutic concentration after 2-3 days of use.

Application during pregnancy and lactation

The medicine should not be taken during pregnancy and planning, nor during breast-feeding, as tetracycline can pass into breast milk and affect the baby’s body.

Effect on the speed of reaction when driving motorised means of transport or operating other mechanisms

There is no information on the effect of the medicinal product, but in case of discomfort or adverse reactions it is better not to drive.

Compatibility with other medicinal products and substances

Tetracycline should not be combined with iron salts, zinc, calcium, aluminium, magnesium, strontium ranelate, digoxin, lithium preparations, penicillins, cephalosporins, indirect anticoagulants, vitamin A, retinoids, hormonal contraceptives, diuretics, antidiabetics.

It is not advisable to take tetracycline tablets at the same time as food, milk and milk products, as this reduces the absorption of the substance.

Compatibility of tetracycline with alcohol

Tetracycline is not at all compatible with alcohol; it is recommended not to drink alcohol 3-4 days before and one week after starting treatment.