Tetracycline

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Rosacea is also known as Acne Rosacea. It is a skin condition which mostly affects your face, sometimes including the neck, chest, and ears. It is usually seen in middle-aged people. Symptoms may appear during the early 20s; but usually, they are seen in 30-60 years’ age group. Women suffer more than men but their symptoms are less severe than men’s. Acne Rosacea is not contagious and cannot spread from one person to another. Symptoms of this condition are mild and antibiotics usually work on them. However, if you have an eye problem, see a doctor immediately as it could be serious. Acne Rosacea is not painful or itchy. But some infected people may experience a burning sensation over the affected area. It can be distressing but no serious complications are known.


Tetracycline tablets is an antibiotic. It is used to treat acne rosacea. Tetracycline contains an active ingredient known as Tetracycline Hydrochloride bp. It stops the infection caused by germs. Tetracycline is usually prescribed for longer-term skin infections such as acne and rosacea. It is not recommended for children under 12.


Download Tetracycline 250mg patient information leaflet

  • Always read the patient leaflet for more detailed information
  • 1-2 tablets daily for 3 months (or as prescribed by the doctor)
  • Take the tablets either 1 hour before food or 2 hours after
  • Avoid taking the tablet at bedtime
  • Avoid dairy products with the tablet

Uncommon/Rare – If you observe any of the following side effects, see a doctor

  • Allergic reaction
  • Skin rash
  • Swelling of the face
  • Fever
  • Chest pain
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Severe headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Feeling sick
  • Severe abdominal pain


These details are provided only as a guide. Please read patient information leaflet for more details.



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Will acne return after treatment?

Once the spots have cleared, acne commonly comes up again if you stop the treatment. Hence, continue the treatment for about 4-5 years to prevent acne from returning.

Does acne need hospital treatment?

If severe acne is not cured with treatments, you may need to visit a specialist. Else, there is no need of hospital treatment in acne conditions.

Is acne treatable?

YES. Acne conditions are treatable.

Who can get acne?

People ages between 12-25 can get acne. However, this condition can, at times, also affect older and younger people.

Are boys or girls more prone to acne?

Boys are more commonly affected than girls.

Is acne contagious?

NO. Acne is not contagious.

Is stress a cause of acne?

NO. Stress does not cause acne.

What causes acne?

Acne is not just a skin infection. The cause of acne is a complex interaction of hormonal changes, oil, overgrowth of normally harmless germs, inflammation, etc.


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