Tetracycline Hydrochloride 250mg (NDC: 21695-302)


Tetracycline Hydrochloride 250mg



Generic Name:

Tetracycline Hydrochloride






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Medication Class:

Tetracycline Antibiotic

Active Ingredient:

Tetracycline Hydrochloride

Pregnancy Category:

Usually not recommended (Category D)


Pill Illustration: Tetracycline Hydrochloride 250mg (21695-302)

About this medication

Tetracycline Hydrochloride is the name of the medication. It comes in the form of a capsule, and should be taken by mouth. It belongs to a class of medications called Tetracycline Antibiotic.

Why is this medication prescribed

Germs can cause infections in the body. The symptoms depend on the location of the infection in the body. This medication is used for many kinds of infections caused by germs.

How does it work

Tetracycline belongs to a group of medications called Tetracycline Antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of germs and helps your body to fight disease. Complete the antibiotic treatment as the doctor ordered even if you feel better. Antibiotics will not work for viral infections such as colds or flu.

How to use it

This medication comes as a capsule. You should put it in your mouth and swallow it with a glass of water.

What to do if you are pregnant

Tell your physician if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. Studies show that when pregnant women use the medication, some babies are born with problems related to the medication. However, in some serious situations, the medication may still help the mother and the baby more than it might harm. Talk with your physician about it.

More Information

Read more about Tetracycline Hydrochloride 250mg on the FDA website.

Last Update: May 13th 2017
Data sources: Label (May 13th 2017), FDA (May 31st 2015)

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