A 30-year-old male asked:
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does minocycline need to be taken with food? i'm taking 50mg daily for acne associated w/ lithium treatment.

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Call your pharmacy. The can tell you.
Answered on Jul 18, 2013
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