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Oxytetracycline

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250mg
1 month (112 tablets) (£29.99)

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What is Oxytetracycline?

Available in a hard capsule form that can be used to effectively treat a number of conditions, this medicine is primarily used to significantly ease acne (acne vulgaris) and rosacea (chronic inflammatory disorder) outbreaks to leave clearer looking skin. Under the category of tetracycline antibiotic, or an antibacterial medication, Oxytetracycline has been proven to help decrease the inflammation caused by acne, and lessen the amount of breakouts.

How does Oxytetracycline work?

This acne treatment contains the active ingredient oxytetracycline dihydrate. This ingredient targets bacteria known as propionibacterium acnes, which is associated with acne infections.

Oxytetracycline dihydrate works by limiting this bacteria's ability to multiply. When the infection is immobilised in this way, the immune system is able to fight off the remaining bacteria. This effectively treats the infection, reducing the inflammation of the sebaceous glands so the skin can heal resulting in less breakouts and clearer skin.

What are the benefits of Oxytetracycline?

In addition to its ability to successfully treat acne, this medication also has the benefit of being very easy to take, as it comes in the form of tablets. Rather than having to apply a cream or gel directly to the acne, sometimes more than once per day, you only need to swallow two Oxytetracycline tablets twice daily.

It is also clinically effective meaning that the majority of patients notice a considerable difference to their skin, rather than over-the-counter methods that can sometimes just mask the issue.

Another advantage is this medication is suitable for both men and women and has a lower risk of side effects in comparison to other acne treatments like roaccutane.

How do I take Oxytetracycline?

All HealthExpress medication comes complete with a patient leaflet that should be read before use. This will include how to take Oxytetracycline tablets, however it is really simple.

For acne treatment, this medicine is usually taken as follows:

  • One 250mg tablet should be taken twice daily
  • The tablets should be swallowed whole, preferably with a glass of water, either one hour prior to a meal or two hours afterwards
  • It is not advisable to take the tablets immediately before bedtime
  • It is recommended that you do not take the tablets with milk or food of any kind, as doing so is believed to make the medication less effective

By taking the medication on an empty stomach, this treatment will be the most effective.

What dosages are available for Oxytetracycline?

At HealthExpress, we offer tablets in a 250mg only. This is the recommended dosage that offers optimum effectiveness with a very small chance of side effects. For acne, you must take two 250mg tablets twice daily.

What are the side effects of Oxytetracycline?

This medicine is a very well tolerated medication that can help clear up and reduce the symptoms of a number of infections, including effectively preventing acne outbreaks and rosacea.

A small percentage of people find they experience side effects when taking oxytetracycline, these include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss or change in appetite
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Swollen tongue
  • Rash or itching
  • Increased sensitivity to light

You may experience side effects when starting a new medication, but if any persist beyond three months, contact your doctor to discuss. If these symptoms become severe, or you think you're experiencing an allergic reaction, you must stop taking the medication straight away and contact a medical professional immediately.

What precautions/interactions should I be aware of when using Oxytetracycline?

This medication is clinically proven to be safe and effective for most people, but it is not intended for use by everyone. This treatment may not be suitable for

  • Anyone who is allergic to tetracycline antibiotics
  • Anyone who has experienced long-term kidney or liver problems
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding women;
  • Those taking specific medications including retinoids, penicillin, anticoagulants or diuretics
  • Patients taking Vitamin A supplements
  • People with galactose intolerance

It is suggested also not to drink grapefruit or milk when using this treatment as it could adversely affect its absorption and increase the risk of side effects.

How can I buy Oxytetracycline online safely?

It is easy to buy Oxytetracycline antibiotic tablets online, and you can do so at HealthExpress. Ordering prescription medication online has become increasingly popular and we offer a secure and efficient ordering service that is quick, simple and completely confidential from ordering through to delivery, just like your doctor's surgery.

When ordered before 4.30pm, you will receive your package the next day. All medication comes complete with patient leaflet that should be read thoroughly before starting.

Oxytetracycline info
Product nameOxytetracycline
Active ingredient(s)Oxytetracycline dihydrate
ManufacturerAlmus
Lowest price£29.99
Trustpilot rating4.7/5
Trustpilot reviews43
AvailabilityIn stock
DescriptionOxytetracycline is an antibiotic clinically proven to treat the symptoms of acne vulgaris
ExemptionSubject to medical prescription
AdministrationOral
PresentationTablets
Available dosage(s)250mg
ApplicationMen and women over 18 with acne
UsageTake 2 tablets a day
Drug classTetracyclines
Alcohol consumptionNo influence
Breastfeeding/pregnancyCan be prescribed with special care, ask your doctor

Note: Decisions about treatment are for both the prescriber and the person to jointly consider during the consultation. However, the final decision will always be the prescriber’s.

Oxytetracycline FAQs

What is Oxytetracycline used for?

Oxytetracycline is a prescription medication used to treat several bactrerial infections including in the lung infections, STIs, urinary tract infections, eye infections and skin conditions like acne.

Is Oxytetracycline an antibiotic?

Yes, Oxytetracycline belongs to a class of antibiotics called 'tetracyclines'.

Does Oxytetracycline work for acne?

Yes, it is a clinically-proven treatment for acne. Oxytetracycline works by reducing the inflammation and swelling of the pimples, allowing the skin to heal.

Can you buy Oxytetracycline over the counter?

No, Oxytetracycline is only available on prescription.

How long does Oxytetracycline take to work?

The usual recommended treatment is 12 weeks, but it may take 4 - 6 months to completely clear your acne.

Does Oxytetracycline cause constipation?

Oxytetracycline is not known to cause constipation, but it may cause other digestive side effects such as abdominal pain and diarrhoea. These side effects tend to be mild, and disapear once your body adjusts to the medicine. However, if you experience persistent or severe digestive side effects you should speak to your doctor.

Does Oxytetracycline make you gain weight?

No, Oxytetracycline does not cause weight gain. If you're concerned about your weight, please consult your doctor.

Can Oxytetracycline cause depression?

No, Oxytetracycline does not cause depression. If you're concerned about your mental health, speak to your doctor as soon as possible.

Can Oxytetracycline cause thrush?

Yes, a potential side effect of Oxytetracycline and other antibiotics is thrush. However, taking probiotic supplements or incorporating more probiotics into your diet can prevent any adverse effects of antibiotics.

Can you drink alcohol on Oxytetracycline?

Yes, you can drink alcohol whilst on Oxytetracycline. However, it's not recommended to drink in excess as the effects of alcohol could exacerbate any side effects.

Does Oxytetracycline affect the pill?

Yes, Oxytetracycline can alter the effectiveness of oral contraceptives like 'the pill' or 'mini-pill'. You should use barrier contraception (e.g condoms) for at least 7 days after you finish taking Oxytetracycline.

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Oxytetracycline reviews
Pack of 28 Oxytetracycline 250mg tablets Excellent 4.7 43 patients have reviewed Oxytetracycline on Trustpilot
Featured reviews review
  • Always used this medication for breakouts if acne/rosacea. Only one that seems to work for me.

    Diana W
  • Worked quickly to clear up deep & recurrent acne & painful spots. Made a huge difference to my quality of life.

    Adrian B
  • I knew I needed this treatment and was impressed by the process and opportunity to get it; bypassing the slow and tedious method of the usual NHS pathway. I understand the stringent guidelines that exist for prescription medicines, but this type of service can provide the well informed with a choice of how to unburden the GP surgery route. A thorough and proficient service.

    Andrew
  • So far my antibiotics are helping my problem skin, I'd be still waiting for my surgery to answer the phone, then a long wait for appointment, this way I've already started my course of antibiotics

    Keith D
  • Great product, so if you are suffering from adult acne or rosacea, Ghent this product works to keep it at bay!!

    Owen S
09 May

Great product. Sadly like everything it has been subject to a huge (40%) price hike over the past two years!

Mack
27 Nov

Great product that starts clearing my skin from day one

Scott P
27 Sep

I need to start using it more to see some results that you tho

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