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6-methyleneoxytetracycline
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Description

Methacycline is an antibiotic drug used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It belongs to the tetracycline class of antibiotics and works by inhibiting the growth of bacteria. Common side effects of methacycline include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and loss of appetite. Other side effects may include headache, dizziness, skin rash, and itching.

Brand names associated with methacycline include Achromycin, Panmycin, Robitet, and Sumycin.

Overdose effects of methacycline can include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, and dizziness. In more serious cases, an overdose can lead to liver damage, kidney damage, and even death. It is important to seek medical attention immediately if an overdose is suspected.

Synonyms
  • metacycline
  • metacyclini
  • methacycline
Classifications
  • anti-infective
  • antibacterial
  • antibiotic
  • tetracycline

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