A form of antibiotic used to treat a broad array of illnesses. Potential problems from combining Tetracycline with overexposure to the sun include blistering sunburns, an increased likelihood of melasma and other forms of skin discoloration, phototoxic syndrome, and an increased risk of skin cancer.
An antibiotic that inhibits protein synthesis by preventing aminoacyl tRNA from binding to ribosomes. There are several possible mechanisms of Tetracycline resistance. TetR encoded by Tn 10 and pBR plasmids is due to a membrane protein that actively transports tetracycline out of the cell.
is a antibiotic prescribed by a doctor or dermatologist to fight P. acnes, the bacteria that causes acne. It also has an anti-inflammatory effect. Achromycin V, Panmycin, Robitet, Robicaps, Sumycin, Tetracap, Topicycline.
A family of broad-spectrum antibiotics effective against a remarkably wide variety of organisms. Bacteria susceptible to teracycline include H. flu (Hemophilus influenzae), strep (Streptococcus pneumoniae), Mycoplasma pneumoniae, Chlamydia psittaci, Chlamydia trachomatis , and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (the cause of gonorrhea ). Tetracycline is also used to treat nongonococcal urethritis (due to Ureaplasma), Rocky mountain spotted fever , typhus , chancroid , cholera , brucellosis , anthrax , and syphilis . It is used in combination with other medications to treat Helicobacter pylori , the bacteria associated with ulcers of the stomach and duodenum . See the entire definition of Tetracycline