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Doctor insights on: Minocycline Hydrochloride Tetracyclic Agent

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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

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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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

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What does minocin (minocycline) (name brand) work for?

What does minocin (minocycline) (name brand) work for?

Acne, for one.: Probably the most frequent use of Minocin (minocycline) is for some types of acne. As with other antibiotics, there are many recommended uses. ...Read more

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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

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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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Is minocin (minocycline) used to treat Lyme disease?

Is minocin (minocycline) used to treat Lyme disease?

Yes: Doxycycline is the most commonly used drug for acute lyme disease but Minocycline (minocin), its close cousin, is also very effective. If someone has been recently bitten by a tick a good course of either will generally result in cure. If lyme has been present for weeks or months treatment becomes more challenging & complex. See www.Lymediseaseresource.Com/burrguide2008.Pdf for details. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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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


Dr. Al Hegab
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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