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Chlortetracycline Brand names, Chlortetracycline Analogs

Chlortetracycline Brand Names Mixture

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Chlortetracycline Chemical_Formula


Chlortetracycline RX_link

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Chlortetracycline fda sheet

Chlortetracycline msds (material safety sheet)

Chlortetracycline Synthesis Reference

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Chlortetracycline Molecular Weight

478.879 g/mol

Chlortetracycline Melting Point

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Chlortetracycline H2O Solubility

Soluble (at all physiological pH values)

Chlortetracycline State


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Chlortetracycline Dosage Forms


Chlortetracycline 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.

Chlortetracycline 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.

Chlortetracycline Absorption

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

Chlortetracycline side effects and Toxicity

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

Chlortetracycline Patient Information

Chlortetracycline Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria