What is Oxytetracycline?
Oxytetracycline tablets are a commonly used acne treatment. These acne tablets are an effective way of treating acne.
How does Oxytetracycline work?
Oxytetracycline tablets contain the antibiotic, tetracycline. Acne tablets are often antibiotics, as these help reduce redness and inflammation.
How do you take Oxytetracycline?
The dose of oxytetracycline for acne is TWO 250mg tablets daily. This can be taken either as a divided or single dose for three months.
How effective is Oxytetracycline?
Oxytetracycline is a clinically proven acne treatment. However, like most acne treatments, Oxytetracycline tablets take a while to work. It is important to be patient with this medication.
What are the most common side effects of of Oxytetracycline?
Like all medicines, Oxytetracycline can cause side effects. These side effects are typically mild to moderate in nature, and only last a short period of time. The most common side effects are:
- Irritation of the oesophagus
Tell your doctor about any side effects you experience. For a more comprehensive list of side effects, please see the patient information leaflet.