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Chlorotetracycline Brand names, Chlorotetracycline Analogs

Chlorotetracycline Brand Names Mixture

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Chlorotetracycline Chemical_Formula


Chlorotetracycline RX_link

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Chlorotetracycline fda sheet

Chlorotetracycline msds (material safety sheet)

Chlorotetracycline Synthesis Reference

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Chlorotetracycline Molecular Weight

478.879 g/mol

Chlorotetracycline Melting Point

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Chlorotetracycline H2O Solubility

Soluble (at all physiological pH values)

Chlorotetracycline State


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Chlorotetracycline Dosage Forms


Chlorotetracycline Indication

For the treatment of infections and to treat acne. It may also be used to treat urinary tract infections, gum disease, and other bacterial infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. Lymecycline is also used commonly as a prophylactic treatment for infection by Bacillus anthracis (anthrax). It is also effective against Yersinia pestis and malaria and is also prescribed for the treatment of Lyme disease.

Chlorotetracycline Pharmacology

Lymecycline is a tetracycline broad-spectrum antibiotic. It is approximately 5000 times more soluble than tetracycline base and is unique amongst tetracyclines in that it is absorbed by the "active transport" process across the intestinal wall, making use of the same fast and efficient mechanism by which carbohydrates are absorbed. It inhibits cell growth by inhibiting translation.

Chlorotetracycline Absorption

Absorption is fast and efficient. Bioavailability is 100% following oral administration.

Chlorotetracycline side effects and Toxicity

Adverse effects include nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, glossitis, enterocolitis, dysphagia, dermatitis, hypersensitivity reactions, proctitis, and vaginitis.

Chlorotetracycline Patient Information

Chlorotetracycline Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria