Capreomycin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body.
Capreomycin is used in combination with other medicines to treat Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Capreomycin is usually given after other tuberculosis medications have been tried without success.
Greatly increased or decreased frequency of urination or amount of urine
loss of appetite
Any loss of hearing
clumsiness or unsteadiness
difficulty in breathing
muscle cramps or pain
pain, redness, hardness, unusual bleeding, or a sore at the place of injection
ringing or buzzing or a feeling of fullness in the ears
unusual tiredness or weakness
(intramuscular powder for injection)
Treating certain bacterial infections. It may be used in combination with other medicines to treat acne or certain amoeba infections. It may be used to prevent certain types of malaria in travelers who will be visiting malaria-infected areas for less than 4 months. It may also be used to prevent or slow the progression of anthrax after exposure. Doryx delayed-release capsules are a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria. Slowing the bacteria's growth allows the body's immune system to destroy the bacteria.