Tetracycline is used to treat Chlamydia, Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and other susceptible bacterial infections in animals. The antibiotic treats infections quickly to prevent a worsening of symptoms and potentially serious complications.

Tetracycline is a broad-spectrum antibiotic effective against a wide range of microorganisms, including both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. The potent antibiotic quickly clears up infections caused by susceptible bacteria to restore health.

Benefits of Tetracycline:

  • Effective against gram-positive and gram-negative microbes
  • Prevents complications of Lyme disease
  • Affordable, generic medication
  • Powerful, broad-spectrum activity eliminates infections quickly
  • Not associated with severe side effects in adult animals
  • FDA-approved

Use this medication only as directed by your veterinarian.

Do not allow children to administer Tetracycline.

Read product inserts and precautionary statements prior to use.


  1. Administer this medication at least 2 hours before or after meals. Tetracycline should be given on an empty stomach.
  2. Give dogs 10 mg per lb. of body weight every 8 hours.
  3. Give cats 9 mg per lb. of body weight every 8 to 12 hours.
  4. Follow your veterinarian's prescribed dose if it differs from the standard dose.

Frequency of Use:

Duration of treatment depends on the type and severity of infection. Tetracycline should be continued for the entire prescribed period. Early discontinuation may result in a return of infection.


Store Tetracycline in the original container, tightly closed. Keep at room temperature, away from excess light, moisture, and heat. Do not store Tetracycline in the bathroom or next to the kitchen sink. Discard once the expiration date is reached. Keep away from pets and children.

It is a violation of Federal Law to use this product in a manner inconsistent with its labeling.

Tetracycline is a bacteriostatic antibiotic that works by inhibiting bacteria from forming important proteins, thereby reducing their growth and/or causing their death. Remaining bacteria are weakened and more easily killed by white blood cells.

Active Ingredients (per capsule): Tetracycline 500 mg


Keep this product out of reach of children and animals. Do not use or store in or near open flame or heat.

Tetracycline is intended for use in cats and dogs only. Do not administer this antibiotic to other animals or to humans.

CAUTION: Side effects may include diarrhea, vomiting, drowsiness, and reduced appetite.

Use cautiously in dogs and cats with impaired kidney or liver function.

Tetracycline may cause tooth discoloration and slowed bone growth when given to pregnant, nursing, and young animals.

Use with caution if your animal is currently taking warfarin or digoxin.

Avoid giving vitamin supplements, antacids, and similar medications less than 1 hour before or 4 hours after administering Tetracycline.

Symptoms of overdose include vomiting, reduced appetite, and diarrhea. Seek veterinary attention for a known or suspected overdose.

Do not use this medication in animals with a known allergy to it or to similar medications.

Products 1-2 of 2
Tetracycline 500 mg, 100 Capsules
RX item
Retail: $7.09
Retail: $7.09
Price: $6.11 Save: $0.98

use coupon:

estimated: $ 6.11

Availability: Back Order
Availability: Back Order
Generic Mfr Item #: 1010019 -

Tetracycline 500 mg, 1000 Capsules
RX item
Retail: $101.99
Retail: $101.99
Price: $87.34 Save: $14.65

use coupon:

estimated: $ 87.34

Availability: Back Order
Availability: Back Order
Generic Mfr Item #: 1010430 -

Customer ServiceFree Shipping

The VetDepot Difference