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TETRACYCLINE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Achromycin V, Sumycin
Phonetic Pronunciation: (te-tra-SYE-kleen)
Information last revised May 2010

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Tetracycline is used to treat a wide variety of infections, including acne. It is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
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