Achromycin

What is Achromycin?

Tetracycline (INN) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly used to treat acne today, and, more recently, rosacea, and is historically important in reducing the number of deaths from cholera. Tetracycline is marketed under the brand names Sumycin, Tetracyn, Lymecycline, and Panmycin, among others. Actisite is a thread-like fiber formulation used in dental applications. It is also used to produce several semisynthetic derivatives, which together are known as the tetracycline antibiotics. The term "tetracycline" is also used to denote the four-ring system of this compound; "tetracyclines" are related substances that contain the same four-ring system.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medication needed in a basic health system.

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Hi...this is XXXXXXX from Royal Sundaram (Chennai)....am having some pain in mouth....some sores in my mouth...please suggest any immediate remedy....

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Hello XXXXXXX thanks for writing to us.

You’re having pain and sores in your mouth.

The sores in mouth are called aphthous ulcer.

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Hi...this is XXXXXXX from Royal Sundaram (Chennai)....am having some pain in mouth....some sores in my mouth...please suggest any immediate remedy....

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