Buy Oxytetracycline for Acne
Oxytetracycline is an antibiotic used to treat acne, and works by reducing bacteria on your skin that cause acne. When taken over a course of several weeks with Epiduo or Differin, Oxytetracycline acne tablets can help reduce the symptoms of acne.
Please note: Oxytetracycline and Epiduo is currently out of stock, but you can order alternative treatment below. We are expecting this item to be back in stock soon
To place an order, fill in a brief questionnaire. One of our doctors will review your order and prescribe a suitable treatment.
|Oxytetracycline and Epiduo - 3 month||£55.00|
|Oxytetracycline and Differin - 3 month||£55.00|
Prices include prescription and delivery.
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What is oxytetracycline used for?
- some chest infections
- mouth infections
- infections caused by some types of bite
What is the difference between tetracycline and oxytetracycline?
Oxytetracycline with Epiduo or Differin
What is Epiduo?
What is Differin?
How long does oxytetracycline take to clear acne?
How effective is oxytetracycline?
Oxytetracycline compared to Lymecycline
How many tablets?
Oxytetracycline and creams or gels
How long can you take oxytetracycline for?
How to use Epiduo
- Clean and dry your skin before using Epiduo
- Use a mild soap and gently pat your skin dry to avoid irritation when washing
- Thinly apply a covering of the gel to areas affected by acne
- Wash your hands after applying Epiduo
How to use Differin
- Apply Differin to your skin once a day before you go to bed
- Clean and dry your skin before using the cream
- Use a mild soap and gently pat your skin dry
- Use a thin layer of the cream to cover the area of skin affected by acne
- Wash your hands after you are done
Common side effects
- Feeling sick
- Tummy pain
Uncommon side effects
- Loss of appetite
- Stomach disorders
- Tooth discolouration
- Increased bruising
- Skin rashes
Rare side effects
- an allergic reaction (skin rashes and swelling of your face or tongue)
- fever or chest pain
- blurred, distorted or double vision
- sensitivity to sunlight or artificial light including tingling, redness or burning of the skin
Oxytetracycline and weight gain
Oxytetracycline and depression
Does oxytetracycline make acne worse?
- pregnant or breastfeeding women
- children under the age of 12
- people with kidney problems
- people with liver problems
- people with known allergic reactions to tetracyclines
Drug interactions with oxytetracycline
Can you drink alcohol when taking oxytetracycline?
Can you take oxytetracycline when you are pregnant?
Does oxytetracycline affect the contraceptive pill?
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- Interactions - oxytetracycline (2021) NICE [accessed 19 June 2021]
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- Which medicines affect my contraception? (2019) NHS Online [accessed 19 June 2021]