Side Effects of This Medicine
Along with its needed effects, a medicine
may cause some unwanted effects. In some infants and children, tetracyclines
may cause the teeth to become discolored. Even though this may not happen
right away, check with your doctor as soon as possible if you notice this
effect or if you have any questions about it.
Other side effects may occur that usually do
not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment
as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any
of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:
In some patients tetracyclines may
cause the tongue to become darkened or discolored. This effect is only temporary
and will go away when you stop taking this medicine.
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If
you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.