The active ingredient in Tetralysal can interact with certain other medications. Tell your prescribing doctor about any medications you are taking or have recently taken before beginning treatment with lymecycline. This includes over the counter medicines and natural remedies.
Make sure you tell your doctor if you are taking:
- medication to thin your blood (for example Warfarin)
- any other acne medication
Lymecycline interacts with hormonal contraception and can render it ineffective. You may need to use additional protection while taking the antibiotic and for a week after your treatment has ended.
Do not take lymecycline if you are taking:
- indigestion remedies
- the high blood pressure medication quinapril
- ulcer healing drugs
- nutritional supplements containing aluminium, calcium, magnesium, iron or zinc