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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

Solodyn (Definition)

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


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What are your reactions to solodyn (minocycline)?

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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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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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 effective is solodyn (minocycline) for acne?

How effective is solodyn (minocycline) for acne?

Not very effective: Solodyn is an expensive brand of minocycline. Usually you would prefer generic. It is very effective for some people with acne. 42 yr-old women respond about 10% of the time. Spironolactone is effective for most women like you. It is safer and much less expensive. ...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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My doc prescibed me solodyn (minocycline) for my skin. Curious about its effects?

My doc prescibed me solodyn (minocycline) for my skin. Curious about its effects?

Antiobiotic: Solodyn is the trade name for minocycline, which is an antibiotic medication frequently used to treat acne from the tetracycline class. It is effective in inflammatory acne (red bumps, or bumps that drain pus) and will help decrease the redness and promote healing. It is not as photosensitizing as doxycycline, another commonly used drug. ...Read more