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Ran out of minocycline, but have tetracycline, should I take it?

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Dr. Malinda Linn
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In brief: Depends

Both of these medications are often used in the treatment of acne and can be substituted for each other without complication.
You should always seek the advice of your physician, however, before taking another medication other than what was originally prescribed.

In brief: Depends

Both of these medications are often used in the treatment of acne and can be substituted for each other without complication.
You should always seek the advice of your physician, however, before taking another medication other than what was originally prescribed.
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