Antimicrobials
Tetracycline (NF)

Tetracycline (NF)

Low
Moderate (40 to 70%)
$$ ($26-100/day)

Spectrum of Activity

General Information

  • Pill esophagitis

  • Renal function

  • Hepatic function

  • Pill esophagitis

  • Photosensitivity

  • Hepatotoxicity

  • Increased BUN

  • Absorption: 77% to 88%
  • Distribution: 
    • Widely distributed to most body fluids and tissues including ascitic, synovial and pleural fluids
    • Bronchial secretions; poor penetration into CSF
  • Protein Binding: 55% to 64%
  • Half-Life Elimination: 6-11 hours
  • Time to Peak, Serum: 2-4 hours
  • Excretion: 
    • Urine (30%)
    • Feces (20% to 60%)