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Doctor insights on: Minocycline Hydrochloride Side Effects

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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

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


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

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

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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What are some possible side effects of minocin (minocycline) (acne drug)?

What are some possible side effects of minocin (minocycline) (acne drug)?

Minocin (minocycline) side effects: Minocin (minocycline) is a tetracycline antibiotic that can be used for the treatment of acne. Possible side effects include gastrointestinal discomfort, weight gain, joint swelling, skin or nail discoloration, and severe skin reactions such as face or tongue swelling. Call your dermatologist for medical advice about Minocin possible side effects. ...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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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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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

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Minocin (Definition)

Minocin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Dynacin (Definition)

Dynacin is a tetracyclic agent which is a kind of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibiting drug (atypical anti-psychotic ...Read more