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What's the big deal with minocycline pills?

What's the big deal with minocycline pills?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. ...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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How long does minocycline stay in your body?

How long does minocycline stay in your body?

Minocycline: Minocycline is excreted in the urine and feces and is metabolized partially by the liver and is removed by the body in 77.5 hours after you stop taking the medication. ...Read more

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What is minocycline? And what is it used for?

Minocycline: Is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, a long-acting one used mainly to treat acne. ...Read more

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What is the right way to take my minocycline?

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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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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Why should one avoid taking Minocycline with dairy products?

Calcium interferes: The calcium in milk may bind the minocycline, prevent it from being reabsorbed, and working properly - effectively preventing it from working it and doing the job that's intended. ...Read more

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How long does it take for minocycline to turn your skin blue?

How long does it take for minocycline to turn your skin blue?

BLUE SKIN MINOCIN (minocycline): Minocycline commonly causes excess pigmentation in many cases. The time it takes varies with the dose. Not only on the skin, but the teeth, the nails, the fingernails, the eyes, and some internal organs get blue or black. This is essentially harmless. Not to worry. ...Read more

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I took a year expired 100mg minocycline should I be concerned?

Expired meds: The class of antibiotics called tetracyclines , of which Minocycline is one , can do damage to the kidneys after they're expired unlike many other medications. You probably won't experience any adverse effects but don't used expired medication. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to see results with minocycline?

Need more info: Why are you taking it in the first place? You question cannot be answered without this info. ...Read more