Tetracyclines
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What are Tetracyclines?

Possible side effects include:

  • Stomach cramps, burning
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Tooth discoloration in children (including those whose mothers took tetracycline while pregnant)
  • Increased sun sensitivity
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Decreased effectiveness of oral contraceptives—Use another form of contraception while you are taking tetracycline.
 
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