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Tetralysal is an oral medication used to treat various types of infections, such as acne. It is a tetracycline antibiotic which works by reducing the growth of bacteria that causes acne and other skin infections. 
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What is Tetralysal?

Tetralysal is a tetracycline antibiotic mainly used to treat acne but can also be prescribed for other bacterial infections or concerns. 

How does it work?

Tetralysal belongs to the group of medicines known as tetracycline antibiotics which attacks the bacteria that cause acne. The active ingredient in Tetralysal is Iymecycline which stops the bacteria from making the proteins that they rely on to survive. 

Is Tetralysal suitable for me?

If you have acne (blackheads and whiteheads on the skin) and you are aged over 18 years of age, this medication may be suitable for you. If you are unsure, consult your doctor.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Abdominal pain
  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • Diarrhoea  
  • Headache
  • Photosensitivity

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Tetralysal.

For acne treatment in adults and children over 12 years:

  • The normal dose is one Tetralysal capsule once a day (300 mg/day), preferably in the morning.
  • Tetralysal capsules should always be taken with a glass of water.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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General Information

What is Tetralysal?

Tetralysal is a brand name for lymecycline, which is a type of antibiotic called tetracycline. It's primarily used to treat acne and various types of bacterial infections.

How does Tetralysal work?

Tetralysal (lymecycline) works by inhibiting protein synthesis in bacteria, preventing them from growing and multiplying. This effectively helps control the number of harmful bacteria which contributes to the development of acne.

What are the benefits of using Tetralysal?

Tetralysal is beneficial for those suffering from acne because it targets and reduces the bacteria that contribute to acne development. It helps reduce inflammation and the number of pimples, leading to clearer skin over time.

What experiences have people had with using Tetralysal for Acne?

Reviews for Tetralysal are generally positive, with many users noting a reduction in acne after several weeks of use. However, like all medications, the effectiveness varies from person to person, and some people potentially experience side effects.

Dosage & Usage

How do I use Tetralysal?

Tetralysal is taken orally, usually once a day, as prescribed by a healthcare provider. It's best taken in the morning, on an empty stomach, at least one hour before or two hours after a meal. It must be swallowed whole with a full glass of water while sitting or standing, to prevent it from causing irritation to the throat.

What is the proper dosage of Tetralysal?

The usual dose of Tetralysal for acne is 300 mg once a day, although the dosage varies depending on a healthcare provider's advice. Always follow a healthcare provider's instructions on how to take this medication.

Side Effects & Considerations

What are the side effects of Tetralysal?

Common side effects of Tetralysal include nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, and headache. Less common side effects include skin reactions to sunlight, dizziness, and changes in blood cell counts. If any side effects persist or worsen, seek medical advice promptly.

Availability & Pricing

How do I buy Tetralysal online?

Tetralysal is a prescription medication, so it must be prescribed by a healthcare provider. Some online pharmacies provide online consultations with healthcare providers who issue a prescription if appropriate. It is then shipped to the buyer's address. It is important to ensure any online pharmacy used is regulated and reputable to ensure the safety and authenticity of the medication.

Alternatives & Related Treatments

Is Tetralysal the same as lymecycline?

Yes, Tetralysal is the brand name for the antibiotic drug lymecycline.

What is the strongest antibiotic for acne?

The "strongest" antibiotic for acne varies depending on the individual and the nature of their acne. Different antibiotics might be more effective for different people. Some commonly used antibiotics for acne include lymecycline (Tetralysal), doxycycline, and minocycline.

What can I take instead of lymecycline?

If lymecycline isn't suitable or effective, other oral antibiotics like doxycycline or minocycline that are often used for acne. Other non-antibiotic treatments include benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and hormonal treatments in certain cases. Always discuss alternative treatments with a healthcare provider.


How long does Tetralysal take to work for acne?

While it varies from person to person, one might start to notice an improvement after a few weeks of taking Tetralysal.

Additional Considerations

Tetralysal 300 mg acne reviews

Reviews of Tetralysal 300 mg for acne are generally positive. Many users report a significant reduction in their acne after consistent use over a period of weeks. However, as with any medication, experiences vary widely and it's always recommended to discuss with a healthcare provider if there are concerns or an improvement is not noticed.

Tetralysal 300 uses

While most commonly prescribed for acne, Tetralysal 300 mg is often used to treat various types of bacterial infections, including respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and certain sexually transmitted infections.

Tetralysal 300 price

The price of Tetralysal 300 mg varies depending on the pharmacy and whether it's purchased in-person or online, at Welzo the price for 28 capsules is £16.30. It's always wise to compare prices from different pharmacies to get the best value. However, it must be ensured that the pharmacy is reputable and regulated to guarantee the authenticity of the medication.

Other Acne Treatments

What other treatments are available for acne?

Besides antibiotics like Tetralysal, there are many other treatment options for acne. Topical treatments such as benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and azelaic acid can be effective. For women, hormonal therapies like the combined oral contraceptive pill are often helpful. For severe acne, a medication called isotretinoin might be considered. It's essential to discuss the options with a healthcare provider to determine the best treatment plan.

Does Tetralysal cure acne?

Tetralysal is highly effective in managing acne symptoms by reducing inflammation and killing the bacteria contributing to acne formation. However, acne is a chronic condition and may not be entirely "cured". It's often necessary to continue some form of maintenance treatment even after the acne has significantly improved.

What precautions should I take when using Tetralysal?

When taking Tetralysal, it's important to follow a healthcare provider's instructions. Because Tetralysal potentially increases the user's sensitivity to sunlight, use sun protection and avoid excessive sun exposure. It's essential not to take Tetralysal just before lying down or going to bed, to prevent the possibility of esophageal irritation or ulceration. Always take Tetralysal with a full glass of water.

As with all medications, it is important to discuss one's medical history and any other medications one is taking with a healthcare provider to avoid potential drug interactions

Buy Tetralysal Online

Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

You can buy Tetralysal online from our UK-registered online pharmacy partners. Complete an online consultation form and our system will show you if you are eligible to purchase Tetralysal online. Our pharmacists will then review your order of Tetralysal and dispatch it discreetly to your address.

How to buy Tetralysal online?

You can buy Tetralysal by following the following steps.

  1. Fill out our online consultation form
  2. If you are eligible to purchase Tetralysal you will be shown it as one of your treatment options
  3. Pay online and receive your order to the comfort of your chosen address

Can I get Tetralysal on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Tetralysal on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Tetralysal from the NHS.

Can you get Tetralysal over the counter?

No, you can’t get Tetralysal over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Tetralysal is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Tetralysal online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched. One of our partner prescribing pharmacists will review the consultation form and will decide if you are eligible to buy Tetralysal.

Is Tetralysal safe?

If you have been prescribed Tetralysal then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Tetralysal then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Tetralysal?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Tetralysal from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Tetralysal, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Tetralysal from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Tetralysal, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Tetralysal from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Tetralysal, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Tetralysal take to work?

The time it takes for a Tetralysal to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Tetralysal may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Tetralysal?

The effectiveness of Tetralysal can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Tetralysal?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Tetralysal.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Tetralysal in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Tetralysal in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Tetralysal is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation and to purchase from Welzo if in stock. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Where can I buy Tetralysal?

You can buy Tetralysal online from upon completion of a consultation form and a free review from a prescribing pharmacist.

Are Tetralysal users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Tetralysal at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Tetralysal head over to for further details.

Can I buy Tetralysal from an online pharmacy?

Yes, you can purchase Tetralysal from an online pharmacy. However, this is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Tetralysal cost?

The costs of Tetralysal are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as treatment options will be shown upon completing the consultation form.

How effective is Tetralysal for acne?

This medication contains the medicine lymecycline, which works slowly against acne. You should see some improvement within 1 week, but it can take several weeks before acne clears.

Each person may respond differently to this treatment, so consult with your doctor if you have questions or concerns.

How does Tetralysal compare to other antibiotics?

Tetralysal contains the antibiotic lymecycline, which is often used to treat acne. However, depending on your concern and any underlying medical conditions or medicines you are taking, your doctor may prescribe another antibiotic to you.

If you require any further information, speak with your doctor.  

How long does it take for Tetralysal to work?

How long you will have to take Tetralysal for will depend on how quickly your condition improves. For acne, this will normally be at least 8 weeks

What if you forget to take Tetralysal?

Do not worry if you forget to take your Tetralysal at the right time. Take it when you remember and carry on as before unless it is time for the next dose. Do not double up the dose to make up for a forgotten capsule. You should never take more capsules than your doctor recommends.

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