Vibramycin is not approved for children and definitely should not be used in children under the age of 8 years old. Permanent discoloration and altered development of teeth has been reported in children younger than 8 years old who have used tetracyclines, such as Vibramycin.
Off-Label Uses of Vibramycin
On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend Vibramycin for treating something other than the conditions listed in this article. This is called an "off-label" use. Using Vibramycin to treat infections that are resistant to another antibiotic known as vancomycin may be considered an off-label use.
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