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Can minocin (minocycline) as a drug to stop the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: In some cases
Minocin (minocycline) can help some people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Even though it is an antibiotic its effect in arthritis is felt to be due to its anti-inflammatory effects and interferring with substances that cause joint and cartilage damage called metalloproteinases.

In brief: In some cases
Minocin (minocycline) can help some people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Even though it is an antibiotic its effect in arthritis is felt to be due to its anti-inflammatory effects and interferring with substances that cause joint and cartilage damage called metalloproteinases.
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