Top 7 Doctor insights on: Dynacin

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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Dynacin (Overview)

Dynacin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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Can I go out in the sun if taking dynacin (minocycline)?

Can I go out in the sun if taking dynacin (minocycline)?

You can, but wear: Sunscreen an spend only a third or a fourth of the time out. Antibiotics tend to put you under a magnifying glass in the sun... ...Read more

Dr. Herman Hammerstead
4 Doctors shared insights

Dynacin (Overview)

Dynacin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic drug, drug for psychosis).


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Can I go out in the sun if taking dynacin (minocycline)?

You can, but wear: Sunscreen an spend only a third or a fourth of the time out. Antibiotics tend to put you under a magnifying glass in the sun... ...Read more

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Will minocycline hydrochloride help me with my acne?

Will minocycline hydrochloride help me with my acne?

Bet it will: Twenty-five years on a tetracycline managed mine! If it fails, there are other remedies. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will minocycline hydrochloride twice a day 100g every 12 hours treat chlamydia?

Will minocycline hydrochloride twice a day 100g every 12 hours treat chlamydia?

Twice daily x 7 days: This is not the usual choice of medications but will work. Twice a day for 7 days is the recommended dose. ...Read more

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Could antibiotic: Minomycin (in Australia), or minocycline hydrochloride, (prescribed as 3 month course - acne) cause suicidal tendencies/ depression?

Could antibiotic: Minomycin (in Australia), or minocycline hydrochloride, (prescribed as 3 month course - acne) cause suicidal tendencies/ depression?

Not likely, but: There've been some reported mood change effects - not common and severity is not mentioned. If you have a tendency toward this sort of intense depression, it might be wise to avoid this elective medication in favor of an alternative approach. Only you and your doctor know how crucial acne Tx is for you. One ting that may help is knowing it's not a meaningful depression - just short-term chemistry. ...Read more

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