Drug class

Tetracycline antibiotic

Tetracycline 563

Tetracycline. Dermatologic indications and dosage

Disease

Adult dosage

Child dosage

Acne vulgaris

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Atrophoderma of Pasini-Pierini

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Bejel

500 mg PO 4 times daily for 15 days

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250 mg PO 4 times daily for 15 days

Bullous pemphigoid

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Chloracne

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Dermatitis herpetiformis

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Folliculitis

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Glanders

40 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 doses for 60-150 days

Not indicated below age 8 years; 40 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 doses for 60-150 days

Hidradenitis suppurativa

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Linear IgA bullous dermatosis

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Melioidosis

40 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 doses for 60-150 days

Not indicated below age 8 years; 40 mg per kg daily, divided into 3 doses for 60-150 days

Perioral dermatitis

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Pinta

500 mg PO 4 times daily for 15 days

Not indicated below age 8 years; 25-50 mg per kg daily PO for 15 days

Pityriasis lichenoides

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Protothecosis

500 mg PO twice daily for 1-6 weeks (combined with amphotericin B)

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250 mg PO twice daily for 1-6 weeks (combined with amphotericin B)

Relapsing fever

1 gm PO twice daily for 7 days after patient becomes afebrile

Not indicated below age 8 years; 500 mg PO twice daily for 7 days after patient becomes afebrile

Rhinoscleroma

500 mg PO twice daily for months to years

Not indicated below age 8 years; 500 mg PO twice daily for months to years

Rickettsialpox

500 mg PO twice daily for 5 days

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250 mg PO twice daily for 5 days

Rosacea

250-500 mg PO daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

564 Thalidomide

Tetracycline. Dermatologic indications and dosage (Continued)

Disease Adult dosage Child dosage

Tetracycline. Dermatologic indications and dosage (Continued)

Disease Adult dosage Child dosage

Steatocystoma multiplex

250-500 mg PO twice daily

Not indicated below age 8 years; 250-500 mg PO twice daily

Syphilis

500 mg PO 4 times daily for 14 days; late latent syphilis with normal CSF examination, cardiovascular syphilis, and late benign (gumma) disease -500 mg PO 4 times daily for 28 days

Not indicated

Tropical phagedenic ulcer

1 gm twice daily until ulcer closure

Not indicated below age 8 years; 500 mg PO twice daily until ulcer closure

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