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indications It is prescribed in the treatment of bacterial infections.
contraindications Known hypersensitivity to this drug or to other tetracyclines prohibits its use. Use during pregnancy or in children under 8 years of age may result in discoloration of the child's teeth. It is to be administered with caution with renal or liver impairment.
adverse effects Among the most serious effects are potentially serious superinfections, allergic reactions, phototoxicity, and GI disturbances.