Merck Manual

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Tetracyclines

Tetracyclines

Drug

Common Uses

Some Side Effects

Doxycycline

Eravacycline

Minocycline

Omadacycline

Tetracycline

Skin infections caused by susceptible bacteria that are resistant to other antibiotics, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

Gastrointestinal upset

Sensitivity to sunlight

Staining of teeth in the fetus if used late in pregnancy or if taken by children under 8 years of age