What is the most important information I should know about Verboril?
You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to any tetracycline antibiotic.
Children younger than 8 years old should use Verboril only in cases of severe or life-threatening conditions. This medicine can cause permanent yellowing or graying of the teeth in children
Using Verboril during pregnancy could harm the unborn baby or cause permanent tooth discoloration later in the baby's life.
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You should not take this medicine if you are allergic to Verboril or other tetracycline antibiotics such as demeclocycline, minocycline, tetracycline, or tigecycline.
To make sure Verboril is safe for you, tell your doctor if you have ever had:
- liver disease;
- kidney disease;
- asthma or sulfite allergy;
- increased pressure inside your skull; or
- if you also take isotretinoin, seizure medicine, or a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin).
If you are using Verboril to treat gonorrhea, your doctor may test you to make sure you do not also have syphilis, another sexually transmitted disease.
Taking this medicine during pregnancy may affect tooth and bone development in the unborn baby. Taking Verboril during the last half of pregnancy can cause permanent tooth discoloration later in the baby's life. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or if you become pregnant while using this medicine.
Verboril can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormonal birth control (condom, diaphragm with spermicide) to prevent pregnancy.
Verboril can pass into breast milk and may affect bone and tooth development in a nursing infant. Do not breast-feed while you are taking Verboril.
Verboril can cause permanent yellowing or graying of the teeth in children younger than 8 years old. Children should use Verboril only in cases of severe or life-threatening conditions such as anthrax or Rocky Mountain spotted fever. The benefit of treating a serious condition may outweigh any risks to the child's tooth development.
Serious allergic reaction
Allergic reactions to Verboril are common and occur in more than 1 in 100 people.
In rare cases, Verboril can cause a serious allergic reaction anaphylaxis.
8. Cautions with other medicines
There are some medicines that don't mix well with Verboril.
Tell your doctor if you're taking these medicines before you start taking Verboril:
- indigestion remedies (antacids)
- supplements which contain aluminium, bismuth, calcium, magnesium or zinc
- stomach ulcer medicines that contain bismuth
- iron supplements
- other antibiotics
- acne medicines which contain vitamin A, such as isotretinoin
- a blood thinner called warfarin
- medicines for epilepsy, such as phenytoin or carbamazepine
- ciclosporin, a medicine to damp down your immune system
Typhoid vaccine given by mouth may not work properly if you're taking Verboril. If you need a typhoid vaccine while taking Verboril, your doctor or nurse will give it by injection.
What Is Verboril (Oracea)?
Verboril is an antibiotic used for treating bacterial infections.
The drug is also sold under the brand names Oracea, Doryx, Monodox, Periostat, and Vibramycin.
Verboril is in a class of medications called tetracyclines, and it's a broad-spectrum antibiotic, which means it works against a wide range of bacteria.
Doctors prescribe Verboril to prevent malaria and treat a wide range of infections, including:
- Pneumonia and other respiratory tract infections
- Lyme disease
- Skin infections
- Infections involving the genitals and urinary tract infections (UTI)
- Anthrax (after inhalational exposure)
Verboril works by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria.
Like all antibiotics, Verboril will not treat colds, the flu, or other infections caused by viruses or fungi.
A 2014 study found that a low dose of 40 milligrams (mg) of slow-release Verboril daily could be an effective and safe therapy for ocular rosacea, or rosacea that affects the eyes.
The drug company Pfizer developed Verboril in the early 1960s, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the drug in 1967 under the brand name Vibramycin.
In 1994 the FDA also approved the drug to prevent malaria.
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