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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


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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?

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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What is solodyn (minocycline) for?

What is solodyn (minocycline) for?

Minocyclin: is a tetracycline antibiotic. It treats various conditions such as Acne, Anthrax or Meningococcal infections. ...Read more

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Does minocycline tablets 50mg make u tired?

No: Tiredness is not a side effect of minocycline. Could what you are being treated with this antibiotic be the cause of fatigue? The list of things causing tiredness is long. If it persists check with your family doctor. ...Read more

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What are your reactions to solodyn (minocycline)?

Many: The most significant are teeth damage in children; in all ages: liver inflammation, blood cell problems, serious allergic reaction, kidney failure, psuedotumor cerebri (a neurologic disorder). The most common are dizziness, vaginitis and photosensitivity reaction. This being said, tetracyclines are in general very safe and effective drugs. Please discuss your concerns with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take solodyn (minocycline) to work?

Antibiotic effects: The question as to 'how long' an antibiotic will take to work depends on what type of infection you're being treated for, and whether it's known if the antibiotic is effective. Hopefully the doctor has this information based on a culture or other clinical evidence. Generally antibiotics do a good job of 'leveling' the playing field, although it often depends on alot of specifics. Ask doc if more Q ...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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Is it bad to be on minocycline long term? It's for rosacea.

Is it bad to be on minocycline long term?  It's for rosacea.

No : Long term antibiotics are not desirable but rosacea being a chronic problem has been associated with a skin mite causing a chronic infection living in the skin thus the use of antibiotics. Pregnancy is a contraindication to minocycylin due to bone / tooth deformithy. ...Read more

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Can I take Alli and minocycline together? Thanks in advance.

Interactions.: Drugs. Com showed no interactions (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1636-0,1756-2541)

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How long will it take solodyn (minocycline) to be effective?

How long will it take solodyn (minocycline) to be effective?

Within a few weeks!: Solodyn (minocycline) is a long acting minocin, a type of tetracycline used for years in the past to treat cystic acne. Solodyn (minocycline) is a newer, and might i say much more expensive , but improved form of the drug. Patients have seen miraculous results within as little as 2 weeks, but can't be used <12 or>65 yrs. Labs should be check regularly. Watch for headaches and blurred vision, which could be psedotumor cerebri. ...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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How long does minocycline take to start improving rosacea symptoms?

Rosacea: 1-2 weeks before you may see results. However in order to decrease the inflammation that causes rosacea. It is sometimes a long term treatment ...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