Tetralysal 300 Capsules

Tetralysal (lymecycline) is a highly effective oral antibiotic medication primarily prescribed for the treatment of moderate to severe acne. This potent acne treatment contains lymecycline, a tetracycline-type of antibiotic. Tetralysal works by preventing the growth and spread of acne-causing bacteria, thereby reducing inflammation and promoting skin health. It is typically recommended for patients whose acne has not responded to topical treatments.

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What is Tetralysal (lymecycline) used for?

Tetralysal (lymecycline) is an oral antibiotic used primarily for the treatment of moderate to severe acne. It works by preventing the growth and spread of acne-causing bacteria.

How should I take Tetralysal capsules?

Tetralysal capsules should be taken once daily, preferably in the morning. It's best to take the capsules with a full glass of water, either an hour before food or two hours after eating.

How long does it take for Tetralysal to work?

The duration can vary from person to person, but typically, it may take up to 8 weeks before you start seeing noticeable improvements in your skin. It's important to continue taking the medication as prescribed by your healthcare professional even if you don't see immediate results.

Can Tetralysal cause any side effects?

Yes, as with any medication, Tetralysal can cause side effects. These may include stomach upset, nausea, diarrhea, or changes in skin color. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Can I take Tetralysal if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

Tetralysal (lymecycline) is not recommended for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. It can cause harm to the unborn baby or cause tooth discoloration later in life. If you're pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your doctor before using this medication.

Can I drink alcohol while taking Tetralysal?

While alcohol does not interact with Tetralysal directly, it can make the side effects of this medication worse, such as nausea or dizziness. It's generally advised to limit your alcohol intake while taking this medication.

Can Tetralysal interfere with other medications?

Yes, Tetralysal can interact with certain medications, including other antibiotics, antacids, and some forms of birth control. Always inform your doctor about all medications and supplements you're currently taking before starting on Tetralysal.

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