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Suffering from acne. Taking tetralysal, severe hair loss. Side effect of medication?

Hi, I have been using Tetralysal 300 for 6 months for my acne ,from the 3rd month I have noticed that I m loosing my hair really bad and they are really thin comparing to what they used to be. I have a balanced diet and try to stay healthy as i know antibiotics weaken your body.The question is.. Does Tetralysal make me loose my hair? Because it has never happened before, well I do relise we loose hair everyday but not as much as I do now.
Asked On : Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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TETRALYSAL is LYMECYCLINE and is a mild antibiotic.
It's side effects generally are nausea,vomiting,diarrhoea,colitis,liver disorders,rash etc.
Hair fall is not the reported side effect of this medicine.
Your hair fall is because of some other reason and so you must consult a dermatologist to find the cause .
Treatment can be instituted,once the cause has been identified.
Answered: Tue, 18 Dec 2012
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