Oletetrin tablets
 Oletetrin - combined agent with antibacterial action.

Pharmacological action

Active substances oletetrin - a tetracycline and oleandomycin.

Tetracycline - an antibiotic that inhibits the growth of staphylococci, streptococci, Enterobacteriaceae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, pertussis and Escherichia coli, Klebsiella, Salmonella, Shigella, Clostridium, rickettsial, mycoplasma, chlamydia, spirochetes.

Oleandomitsina - it is also an antibiotic that is active against Staphylococcus, Corynebacterium, Haemophilus influenzae and pertussis coli, streptococci, anthrax and brucellosis, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, legionella, clostridium, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, chlamydia. By the action of oleandomitsina resistant bacteria Shigella, Salmonella, Pseudomonas and E. coli.

Good reviews oletetrin due to the fact that the drug has low toxicity, well absorbed, does not accumulate in the tissues of the internal organs.

Product form

Oletetrin release tablets and solution for intramuscular or intravenous administration.

As an analogy, you can use oletetrin antibiotics tetracycline or oleandomycin, which are produced as separate medicines.

Indications oletetrin

 Antibacterial drug oletetrin
 Antibiotic oletetrin of instruction prescribed for lobar, focal pneumonia, acute lung abscess, bronchitis, sinusitis, purulent meningitis, brucellosis, angina, tularemia, pancreatitis, cholecystitis, erysipelas, sepsis, gonorrhea, inflammatory infections of the genitourinary system.

There are reviews oletetrin, successfully used in bacterial or amoebic dysentery, colitis and enterocolitis.

Dosing oletetrin

Tablets oletetrin taken before meals 4-6 times per day. Treatment in most cases lasts for 5-14 days.

Allowed oletetrin use in pediatrics. For children, the dosage is calculated by weight: children weighing less than 10 kg give 0 025 g / kg; children weighing 10-15 kg - 0, 25 g; children weighing 15-20 kg - 0 375 g; when the child's weight 20-30 kg administered 0, 5 grams of the drug; with a weight of 30-40 kg - 0, 75 g; with a weight of 40-50 kg - 1 g / kg.

If necessary, intramuscular administration of the drug is prescribed in a dose of 100 mg. Injections of adult patients do 2-3 times a day. Children under the instruction oletetrin administered twice a day. They show daily dosage of 10-20 mg / kg body weight.

Intravenous antibiotics may be administered to adults twice a day - a total of 500 mg. Children - 15-25 mg / kg body weight.

When administered intravenously and intramuscularly drug therapy as well as in the pill lasts 5-14 days.

The maximum permitted daily dosage for adults oletetrin - 2 g; single dose - 0. '25

Application oletetrin desirable to combine with taking vitamins from the B group and vitamin C.

Dosing oletetrin analogs may differ, so when replacing antibiotic need qualified medical consultation.

Side effects oletetrin

Oletetrin oletetrin and analogues can cause abdominal pain, dysphagia, allergies, poor appetite, vomiting.

Prolonged therapy with tetracycline or oleandomycin can cause dysbiosis, neutropenia, anemia, vitamin K deficiency and B, elevated liver enzymes, thrombocytopenia, azotemia, hypercreatininemia, photosensitivity.

There are reviews oletetrin confirming that the antibiotic during active growth of teeth may change their color.


The instructions oletetrin indicated that the antibiotic is not indicated for children up to 8 years, patients suffering from fungal infections, leukopenia, hepatic or renal insufficiency, pregnant women, during lactation.

The extent of absorption is reduced antibiotic drugs and food products which contain calcium, magnesium, iron, aluminum.