Chlortetracycline (Chlortetracyclinum; synonym: biomitsin, Aureomycin, Xanthomycin) is an antibiotic produced by Streptomyces aureofaciens. Applied for the treatment of bacterial pneumonia, dysentery, brucellosis, tularemia, pertussis, gonorrhea, epidemic typhus and other ricketsiosis, amoebic dysentery, and also for prevention of postoperative infections. Assign inside for 1/2 hour before meals 0.1 - 0.2 g 5-6 times a day. The course of treatment 6-10 days. Higher doses: single 0.5 g; daily 2, Locally applied in solutions (of 0.001-0.005 grams per 1 ml), who are ex tempore, and in ointments containing 1 g 0.005 - 0.01 g chlortetracycline. When taking chlortetracycline may experience loss of appetite, diarrhoea disorders, dermatitis, candidiasis. Contraindications: individual intolerance, fungal diseases, degenerative diseases of the liver. Method of production: powder and tablets 0.1 g (100 000 UNITS) and 0.15 g (150 000 IU), eye Cmazi. Cm. the Antibiotic Tetracycline.