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What's the big deal with minocycline pills?

What's the big deal with minocycline pills?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. ...Read more

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Minocycline (Definition)

Treats pimples and red bumps in acne patients who are 12 years of age and older. This medicine is a tetracycline antibiotic. Minocycline (minocin) is used to treat infections, such as urinary tract ...Read more


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How long does minocycline stay in your body?

How long does minocycline stay in your body?

Minocycline: Minocycline is excreted in the urine and feces and is metabolized partially by the liver and is removed by the body in 77.5 hours after you stop taking the medication. ...Read more

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Why should one avoid taking Minocycline with dairy products?

Calcium interferes: The calcium in milk may bind the minocycline, prevent it from being reabsorbed, and working properly - effectively preventing it from working it and doing the job that's intended. ...Read more

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Does minocycline tablets 50mg make u tired?

No: Tiredness is not a side effect of minocycline. Could what you are being treated with this antibiotic be the cause of fatigue? The list of things causing tiredness is long. If it persists check with your family doctor. ...Read more

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How long can I stay on minocycline, for rosacea?

How long can I stay on minocycline, for rosacea?

Forever: SMALL dose, typically 50mg a day. If it clears the face, continue it to keep it controlled. ...Read more

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Is being constantly tired a side effect of minocycline?

Is being constantly tired a side effect of minocycline?

No: You can get nausea, diarrhea, yeast infection, jaundice, hives. At high doses you can get dark-blue areas of skin or gums. Fatigue may be due to sleep deprivation or about 5000 different causes. See your dr. You may need exam & blood tests. ...Read more

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Can minocycline work as HIV preventive?

Can minocycline work as HIV preventive?

False myths!: No. Not in any way. This is a false and dangerous myth. ...Read more

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Can you drink on minocin (minocycline)?

Can you drink on minocin (minocycline)?

Depends: Minocin (minocycline) is an antibiotic used for treatment of susceptible organisms and comes as an injection or as an oral drug (capsule, tablet or suspension). The injectable form cannot be taken orally. The problem with some capsules and tablets is that they are modified release, meaning that they must be taken whole. If you cannot tolerate pills, there is a liquid form, but this must be ordered that way. ...Read more

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Can minocycline treat bacteria vaganosis?

No: That is not the correct treatment for bv. It is treated with Metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more

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Is solodyn (minocycline) safe with accutane?

Not Recommended: Both medications can cause pseudotumor cerebri, and when taken together the risk of this is much higher. It is reversible, but I still never prescribe both Accutane and Minocycline (solodyn is a version of minocycline) together. If an antibiotic is needed while on accutane, I use a different antibiotic that is not associated with pseudotumor. ...Read more

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Can I take minocin (minocycline) and adderal together?

Can I take minocin (minocycline) and adderal together?

Probably OK: It will probably be ok for you to take these two medicines together. The main thing to be aware of is that both medicines can cause nausea or stomach complaints, so you might have a higher likelihood of that type of problem. If both have been prescribed for you, and you have already tolerated one of them well, then you can try them together and let you physician know if there are difficulties. ...Read more

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Are Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and minocycline related?

Benadryl (diphenhydramine): Or diphendydramine is an antihistamine. Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. I don't believe they are related in any way. ...Read more

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Does minocycline cause a false positive on the ANA test?

The positive is real: If you develop antinuclear antibodies while taking minocycline, you might do well to consider a different medication, especially if your liver enzymes also went a little bit high. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Minocycline allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Minocycline allergy?

Minocycline allergy: Allergies occur when the immune system produces antibodies in reaction to allergens. Minocycline is an antibiotic. Allergic sx's may include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing or swelling of tongue, airway or face. Do not use minocycline which is out of date. ...Read more

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Are ther permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Are ther permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Doubtful: This highly effective antibiotic has the unfortunate capacity to get into the semicircular canals and create vertigo (dizziness) when present in high serum concentrations. This can be avoided by taking lower doses more frequently than the usual twice a day regimen. When the drug wears off, so do the side-effects. Not aware of any permanent damages. ...Read more

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Ran out of minocycline, but have tetracycline, should I take it?

Ran out of minocycline, but have tetracycline, should I take it?

Depends: Both of these medications are often used in the treatment of acne and can be substituted for each other without complication. You should always seek the advice of your physician, however, before taking another medication other than what was originally prescribed. ...Read more

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Are there permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Usually not.: Many side-effects mild and go away. Gi upset, diarrhea, or cramps not uncommon when starting. Usaully disappear quickly. Many feel like doxycline. Is is a photosensitiver, it is in reality almost never a problem. ...Read more

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Expert opinion please: could taking minocycline affect my Lyme titers?

Yes: Minocycline is one of several antibiotics used to treat lyme. Falling lyme titers and increasing cd57 levels are a good sign. ...Read more

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There any long term/short term side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Usually not.: Many side-effects mild and go away. Gi upset, diarrhea, or cramps not uncommon when starting. Usaully disappear quickly. Many feel like doxycline. Is is a photosensitiver, it is in reality almost never a problem. ...Read more

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Are there any dangerous permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Are there any dangerous permanent side effects of taking minocin (minocycline)?

Usually not.: Many side-effects mild and go away. Gi upset, diarrhea, or cramps not uncommon when starting. Usaully disappear quickly. Many feel like doxycline. Is is a photosensitiver, it is in reality almost never a problem. ...Read more

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What can happen to my 17 month old if she bite one of my minocycline 100 mg ache pill?

What can happen to my 17 month old if she bite one of my minocycline 100 mg ache pill?

Nothing: If she took a significant amount you would worry about her bones and may be teeth. Don't sweat this one. ...Read more

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Can minocycline be taken together with levofloxacin? Is antagonism present for these two?

Probably OK: If taking low dose minocycline, e.g. for acne, it should be OK to also take brief courses of levofloxacin and similar antibiotics for another infection, e.g. urinary tract infection, bronchitis, etc. Make sure the doctor prescribing levo is aware you are on mino, then follow her advice. ...Read more

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Can I take ciprofloxacin if I am allergic to pennicilines, cepholosporins, and minocyclines?

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Can I take ciprofloxacin if I am allergic to pennicilines, cepholosporins, and minocyclines?

Yes: Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone, and has no cross-reactivity with the others mentioned. ...Read more

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