Tetracyclines act by blocking protein synthesis inside the microbe. Remember the antibiotics which act by protein synthesis inhibition using the mnemonic AT-30 CEL-50.
Protein synthesis inhibitors: remember AT-30 CELL-50
Remember the clinical uses of tetracyclines using the mnemonic BBC MARVEL.
Tetracyclines uses include: Remeber BBC MARVEL
Lyme disease (Borrelia Burgdorferi)
We have one more mnemonic for the side effects of Tetracyclines. Remember the side effects of Tetracyclines using the mnemonic DEVIL’S CAP.
Tetracyclines Side Effects : Remember DEVIL’S CAP
Epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting diarrhea
Anti anabolic effect
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