Tetracycline vs Zithromax

Tetracycline
Zithromax
(Rx)
Tetracycline is an antibiotic.
Zithromax is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.5
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
November 1, 1991
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
27,656 Discussions
28,856 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Rosacea
#4 for Lyme
Our data suggest that Tetracycline is taken for Acne, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is approved for Infection.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Lyme
#3 for Chlamydia
#7 for Ear Infection
#8 for Pneumonia
#9 for Bronchitis
#11 for UTI
#12 for Acne
Zithromax is prescribed for Infection, Chlamydia, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection, Ear Infection, Pneumonia and Bronchitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Lyme and Sexually Transmitted Disease, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tet
Depression
3
Nausea
3
Sun Sensitivity
2
Stomach Problems
1
Dizziness
1
Tooth Discoloration
1
Joint Pain
1
Kidney Disease
1
Bloating
1
Sore Throat
1
Zit
Allergy
10
Anxiety
3
Dizziness
2
Stomach Pain
2
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Tingling
1
Stomach Problems
1
Exhaustion
1
Numbness
1
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Depression
Tet
Zit
3
0
Nausea
Tet
Zit
3
0
Sun Sensitivity
Tet
Zit
2
0
Stomach Problems
Tet
Zit
1
1
Dizziness
Tet
Zit
1
2
Tooth Discoloration
Tet
Zit
1
0
Joint Pain
Tet
Zit
1
0
Kidney Disease
Tet
Zit
1
0
Bloating
Tet
Zit
1
0
Sore Throat
Tet
Zit
1
0
Allergy
Zit
Tet
10
0
Anxiety
Zit
Tet
3
0
Dizziness
Zit
Tet
2
1
Stomach Pain
Zit
Tet
2
0
Insomnia
Zit
Tet
1
0
Weakness
Zit
Tet
1
0
Tingling
Zit
Tet
1
0
Stomach Problems
Zit
Tet
1
1
Exhaustion
Zit
Tet
1
0
Numbness
Zit
Tet
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Zithromax during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Zithromax and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Tablet: 250 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg
Suspension: 100 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg
Packet: 1 gram
Solution: 500 mg
Food Instructions
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Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Tetracycline
Azithromycin
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Tetracycline and Zithromax: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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