TRUE about the Side-effects of Tetracycline include all of the following EXCEPT (AIPG 2012)
|A||Can cause Pseudotumor cerebri|
|B||NOT teratogenic if used during pregnancy|
|C||Discoloration of teeth may occur|
|D|| Superinfection can occur
a. Adverse effects of tetracycline
i. Irritative effects: Tetracyclines can cause epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea by their irritant property.
ii. Dose related toxicity
b. Liver damage: Fatty infiltration of liver and jaundice occurs occasionally.
c. Kidney damage: A reversible Fanconi syndrome
e. Teeth and bones: Given during late pregnancy or childhood, tetracyclines can cause temporary suppression of bone growth. The ultimate effect on stature is mostly insignificant, but deformities and reduction in height are a possibility with prolonged use.
f. Anti anabolic effect Increased intracranial pressure
g. Diabetes insipidus Vestibular toxicity