About Vibramycin 100mg
Vibramycin 100mg Capsule is Tetracycline antibiotics, used in bacterial infections. It is sometimes also used to treat Malaria, Anthrax, and infections caused by mites, ticks, or lice.
How effective are Vibramycin 100mg?
Vibramycin 100mg capsules work by stopping the growth of bacteria and are effective only against bacterial infections. They are not effective for viral infections like flu or a common cold. Unnecessary use of antibiotics can cause resistance. Bacterial infections which are usually treated with Vibramycin include urinary tract infections, acne, infections of eyes, infections of intestines, and gums infections.
What dose should I choose?
For adults, the Initial Oral dose is 100mg every 12 hourly, followed by 100mg/day maintenance dose.
For pediatric patients weighing less than 45kg; if suffering from severe life-threatening infections, the recommended dosage is 2.2 mg/kg of the body weight every 12 hourly. But if body weight is more than 45kg, an adult dose should be administered.
It is good to take medicine on an empty stomach, 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.
What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Vibramycin 100mg?
Some common side-effects of Vibramycin 100mg Capsules include:
- Gastrointestinal tract disturbances
- Inflamed joints
- Fast Heartbeat
- Sore throat
Vibramycin 100mg Capsule must be taken with caution if you feel any Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient.
Notify your doctor before use if you have esophageal problems.
This medicine can alter the work of bacterial vaccines. So consult your doctor/Pharmacist before immunization while using Vibramycin 100mg Capsules.
Vibramycin 100mg Capsules can increase your sensitivity to sunlight.
Before taking this drug, tell your doctor about any prescription/nonprescription drugs you may be taking.
If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist before using this capsule.