Hostacycline 500 Tablet is used for Diarrhea, Bacterial infection, Fever, Skin infection, Infection of respiratory tract, Urinary tract infection, Sexually transmitted disease, Eye infections, Rickettsial infection, Headache and other conditions. Hostacycline 500 Tablet may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Hostacycline 500 Tablet contains Tetracycline as an active ingredient.
Hostacycline 500 Tablet works by inhibiting the growth and multiplication of bacteria.
Detailed information related to Hostacycline 500 Tablet's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.


Hostacycline 500 Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Learn more: Uses


The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Hostacycline 500 Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.


Before using Hostacycline 500 Tablet, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
  • Avoid exposure to sunlight
  • Consult doctor if intolerant to sucrose or lactose
  • Consult doctor if you are having liver and kidney disorder, myasthenia gravis or systemic lupus erythematosus
  • Do not take iron and calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking this medicine
  • Do not take it with milk, milk containing product or food derived from milk

Interactions with Hostacycline 500 Tablet

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Hostacycline 500 Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Hostacycline 500 Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
  • Alginic acid
  • Aluminium hydroxide and oxide
  • Amoxicillin
  • Ampicillin
  • Atracurium
  • Azlocillin
  • Bacampicillin
  • Benzathine penicillin
  • Bismuth salts
  • Botulinum toxin type A

When not to use Hostacycline 500 Tablet

Hypersensitivity to Hostacycline 500 Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Hostacycline 500 Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:

Composition and Active Ingredients

Hostacycline 500 Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.

Packages and Strengths

Hostacycline 500 Tablet is available in the following packages and strengths
Hostacycline 500 Tablet - Packages: 10 Tablet

Frequently asked Questions

  • Is Hostacycline 500 Tablet safe to use when pregnant?
  • Is Hostacycline 500 Tablet safe while breastfeeding?
  • Can Hostacycline 500 Tablet be used for diarrhea and bacterial infection?
    Yes, diarrhea and bacterial infection are among the most common reported uses for Hostacycline 500 Tablet. Please do not use Hostacycline 500 Tablet for diarrhea and bacterial infection without consulting first with your doctor. Click here and view survey results to find out what other patients report as common uses for Hostacycline 500 Tablet.
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?
    If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Hostacycline 500 Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Hostacycline 500 Tablet. Always consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
  • Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?
    Most medicines don't come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, the government's categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body's dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.
  • Can i stop using this product immediately or do I have to slowly wean off the use?
    Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

Other important Information on Hostacycline 500 Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Hostacycline 500 Tablet

  • Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Hostacycline 500 Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.
  • Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.
  • Please consult your physician or pharmacist or product package for more information.

Storage of Hostacycline 500 Tablet

  • Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.
  • Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Hostacycline 500 Tablet.

Expired Hostacycline 500 Tablet

  • Taking a single dose of expired Hostacycline 500 Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drugs. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Dosage Information

Please consult your physician or pharmacist or refer to the product package.

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This page was last updated on 9/27/2020.
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