Lymecycline 408mg Capsules Key Facts:
Do you suffer from troublesome acne caused by bacteria? If you have tried over-the-counter treatments and nothing has worked, there is another option. There are capsules for acne – Lymecycline that works from within your body to target spots, pustules, and cysts.
|Medication Name||Lymecycline 408mg capsules
|Medication form||Oral hard capsules
|Used to treat||Moderate to Severe acne
|Available as||Lymecycline 408mg capsules
Branded version available: Tetralysal
|Other names by which this medication is known||Lymecycline 408mg
Lymecycline acne capsules
Lymecycline capsules, hard 408mg (28)
|Common side effects|
|• Stomach pain
|Who is this medication suitable for||Children and adults over 12
|Do you need a prescription for it?||Yes
|How should it be used?||One capsule a day
|Patient Information Leaflet||Lymecycline Patient Information Leaflet
How can I buy Lymecycline online?
At Click2Pharmacy, one of our prescribers can review your consultation and, if appropriate, can issue a prescription. Acne medication can be sent out on the same day.
What are Lymecycline 408mg capsules?
Lymecycline capsules are an oral antibiotic used to treat acne. The branded name for Lymecycline is Tetralysal 300. Lymecycline pills are taken for moderate to severe acne when other treatments have not worked. You can buy Lymecycline from any UK pharmacy or online with a prescription from Click2Pharmacy.
How do Lymecycline tablets work?
Lymecycline 408mg tablets are in capsule form and work by inhibiting the bacteria (Propionibacterium) that causes acne. Lymecycline prevents Propionibacterium acnes from producing proteins, which slows down growth and reduces the spread of infection. Some bacteria will also die. These effects result in less skin inflammation and fewer spots. You can also use antibiotic Lymecycline acne tablets alongside topical acne treatments such as Epiduo gel and Differin.
What is Lymecycline used for?
Lymecycline is used in the treatment of acne when other treatments have not worked. It is normally prescribed for:
- Mild to Moderate Acne
- Hormonal Acne
- Cystic Acne
- Back Acne
Antibiotic Lymecycline can also be used to treat chest and sinus infections, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and infections in, or around, the mouth.
The Benefits of Lymecycline 408mg Capsules
- Kills bacteria and unblocks pores
- Evens out the skin and reduces the appearance of blemishes
- Gentle on the skin
Who are Lymecycline antibiotics suitable for?
Lymecycline antibiotics can be used by adults and children over the age of 12 years. At Click2pharmacy, those aged over 18 can buy Lymecycline online after they have submitted an online consultation form.
How to use Lymecycline for acne
Take one capsule daily with a full glass of water, preferably in the morning. If you forget to take your next dose, take it as soon as you remember.
How quickly will I see results with acne antibiotics Lymecycline?
You should take acne antibiotics Lymecycline for 8 to 12 weeks. The treatment can take some time to work, especially if your acne is severe. You may have better results if you use topical treatment alongside oral Lymecycline. If there is no improvement after 8 weeks, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Lymecycline 408mg capsules Ingredients
Active Ingredient: Lymecycline 408mg
Inactive ingredients: colloidal hydrated silica, magnesium stearate, titanium dioxide (E171), gelatine, indigo carmine FD&C Blue (E132), black iron oxide (E172), titanium dioxide (E171), yellow iron oxide (E172).
Lymecycline Side Effects
As with all oral medicines, acne tablets Lymecycline can have common side effects such as:
- Stomach pain
Uncommon side effects can include:
- Pale stools and urine
- Liver problems
- Sensitivity to light
- Skin rash
If Lymecycline 408mg capsules cause side effects like the ones above, you must stop using Lymecycline for acne and speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
In the rare event that you suffer a severe allergic reaction, such as wheezing, swelling in the face and tightness of the chest, you must seek immediate medical help.
Keep out of the SIGHT and REACH of children
Lymecycline for Acne Warnings
Please note you CANNOT take lymecycline for acne if you are pregnant, as it may affect the baby. Lymecycline is also considered unsafe for breastfeeding mothers, as it can be passed on to the infant through breast milk. You can find more information on the NHS Lymecycline and Pregnancy Patient Information Leaflet.
Lymecycline antibiotics for acne may not be suitable for you if you suffer from the following:
- Liver problems
- Kidney problems
You cannot take Lymecycline with other oral acne antibiotic medicines.
Alternatives to Lymecycline
If Lymecycline is not suitable for you, there is an alternate oral antibiotic called Doxycycline, which we can supply.