General Spectrum of Activity
Tetracycline has a broad spectrum of activity that includes Rickettsia, Chlamydia, Mycloplasma and many others.
Alternative therapy for early syphilis or gonorrhea in the penicillin-allergic patient.
Monitor fever, CBC, renal and hepatic function, and symptomatic improvement.
Major drug-drug interactions:
Antimicrobial class: Tetracycline
Pregnancy category: D
Average serum half life: 6-12 hours
CSF penetration: Poor
Attribution: Antimicrobial information adapted from Vitalité Health Network