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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 Do not use minocycline which is out of date.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

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Solodyn (minocycline) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Solodyn (minocycline) allergy?

Solodyn -minocycline: 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. ...Read more

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Should i avoid dairy altogether while taking minocycline?

Should i avoid dairy altogether while taking minocycline?

Not necessary: Rule of thumb is to take tetracyclines like Minocycline an hour before or two hours after eating. This is especially true for milk or other foods containing calcium. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if you take 2 tablets of expired minocycline?

Expired minocycline: Minocycline belongs to a class of antibiotics called tetracyclines. Expired tetracycline class antibiotics have to be discarded because they can become toxic and can result in kidney damage. Please call call 1-800-222-1222
american association of poison control centers as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Please tell me if there are any foods that are okay to eat with minocycline?

Minocycline: "Take minocycline by mouth with or without food.
Take minocycline with a full glass of water (8 oz [240 mL]). Do not lie down for 30 minutes after taking minocycline." See: http://www.drugs.com/cdi/minocycline.html ...Read more

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Is it ok to stop taking minocycline if you suspect it's no longer effective?

Involve dr.: Please discuss this with your physician before discontinuing. The two of you should be working as a team. Take care. ...Read more

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Can you take solodyn (minocycline) while on metrozoline?

Can you take solodyn (minocycline) while on metrozoline?

Not sure: If you are asking about solodyn (minocycline) and oxymetazoline which is a nasal decongenstant then yes you can take those together as there no interactions. I do not know what medication you are referring to when you say metrozoline. I am not aware of any such named medication. Not sure fi you meant metronidazole? If so there is no interactions with that either. Discuss side effects risks with your physician. ...Read more

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On minocycline and tactuo gel and it's not helping, what do you suggest?

See a dermatologist: Other treatment options are out there. See a dermatologist. It may be a wrong diagnosis or you just may need a different treatment. ...Read more

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Will minocycline help "black heads?"

Will minocycline help "black heads?"

Probably not: The best think for blackheads also know as a open comedone is a retinoid which is a topical medicine that is prescription. ...Read more

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Is minocin (minocycline) midciination safe(pills)?

Is minocin (minocycline) midciination safe(pills)?

Minocycline: This medication may produce vertigo (dizziness or unsteadiness) in about 8% of patients taking 100 mg twice a day. This may be helped if the dose is distributed to 50 mg four times a day. Some patients may develop sensitivity to sunlight and burn more easily. Otherwise the drug is generally as safe as an antibiotic can get. ...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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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

Minocycline Allergy (Definition)

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 ...Read more


Dr. Samuel Tisherman
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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