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Doctor insights on: Minocycline And Early Pregnancy

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Can you tell me if minocycline affects pregnancy tests?

Can you tell me if minocycline affects pregnancy tests?

Minocycline: should not effect the accuracy of a pregnancy test. ...Read more

Dr. Chevies Newman
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I have acne-prone skin and on minocyclin medication. Any effect on pregnancy?

I have acne-prone skin and on minocyclin medication. Any effect on pregnancy?

Yes: You should not take any tetracycline while you are pregnant. It may discolor junior's teeth. Consider a topical agent such as Clindamycin in its place, or ask your physician whether you can take oral erythromycin. ...Read more

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What is the right way to take my minocycline?

Call dr or pharmacy: Minocycline is prescribed different ways so you will need to confirm with your doctor or pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can minocycline cure syphillis?

Probably: Doxycycline, which is related to minocycline, is used to treat syphilis in people who are allergic to penicillin, the preferred drug. Minocycline would probably have activity against syphilis, but it hasn't been studied the way Doxycycline has. ...Read more

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Are amoxicillin and minocycline related?

Are amoxicillin and minocycline related?

Not really: Amoxicillin and Minocycline are both antibiotics so they are related in that regard. Amoxicillin is a type of penicillin while Minocycline is a type of tetracycline. They are chemically unrelated and have different antibacterial spectra. ...Read more

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Can i drink alocohol while on antibioics (minocycline)?

Can i drink alocohol while on antibioics (minocycline)?

Yes: No problem taking tetracycline class antibiotics with alcohol but keep it in moderation. If you have a significant infection it would be best to abstain until the infection has resolved. ...Read more

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Is it possible to consume alcohol while on minocycline?

Is it possible to consume alcohol while on minocycline?

No interaction: was noted when combination of alcohol & minocycline was checked using Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. However, that doesn't mean that it isn't possible for an interaction to occur. ...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?

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

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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