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Tetracyclines (Oral)

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Antibiotics Adult

Tetracyclines (Oral) - What is it for

Tetracyclines is a class of antibiotics that is used to treat or prevent infections caused by certain bacteria.

They are also used for the treatment of acne by suppressing the growth of the acne bacteria and decreasing the inflammation caused by the bacteria.

Examples of tetracyclines include:

  • Doxycycline
  • Minocycline
  • Tetracycline

Tetracyclines (Oral) - Additional Information

  • Updated on Friday, April 30, 2021
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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