What is Minomycin (Minocycline) used for?
Minomycin (Minocycline) is a type of antibiotic, known as a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections including severe acne, skin infections, urinary tract infections and many others. It is proven to alleviate associated symptoms and eliminate bacteria causing the infection.
It is very important to note that this medication is only effective in treating bacterial infections, and is not suitable for treating viral infections such as colds or flus.
How should I use Minomycin (Minocycline)?
Minomycin (Minocycline) capsules should be swallowed whole. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication in order to determine the correct dosage required. Correct dosage may vary depending on the condition being treated. Patients with kidney disease should never exceed 200mg per day. You should always complete your full course of medication even if your symptoms have disappeared, as bacterial infections can return much more serious a second time around.
What are the side effects of Minomycin (Minocycline)?
Some side effects have been reported by patients taking Minomycin (Minocycline) such as muscle pain, vomiting, discoloration of the skin or nails, as well as mouth sores.
Although rare, there are also some more serious side effects associated with this drug. Consult your physician immediately if you notice:
Minomycin (Minocycline) should not be used to treat viral infections.
If you suffer from any kind of kidney disease you will be prescribed a reduced dosage. Usually this is never above 200mg per day.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Minomycin (Minocycline). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallow.