MINOCYN 50MG TABLET

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Kivi Labs Ltd

Composition for MINOCYN 50MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Pregnancy
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Lactation
220
₹22.0/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of MINOCYN TABLET

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Uses of MINOCYN TABLET

Minocyn 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of MINOCYN TABLET

Common

Nausea, Rash, Vomiting, Urticaria, Loss of appetite, Photosensitivity, Diarrhoea, Haemolytic anemia.

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How to use MINOCYN TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Minocyn 50mg tablet at a fixed time.

How MINOCYN TABLET works

Minocyn 50mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on MINOCYN TABLET

Expert advice for MINOCYN TABLET

  • Minocycline should be given with caution in elderly patients with renal impairment.
  • The tablet should be taken at about the same time each day.
  • Do not give minocycline to children younger than 12 years of age.
  • Minocycline can make you sunburn more easily, avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds and wear appropriate clothing and use sunscreen.
  • Do not take iron supplements, multivitamins, calcium supplements, antacids, or laxatives within 2 hours before or after taking minocycline. These products can make minocycline less effective.
  • Do not take minocycline if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to minocycline hydrochloride, any other antibiotic from a group called tetracyclines or any of the other ingredients.
  • Do not take minocycline if you have been told that you have a condition called Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) (body's immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue).
  • Avoid using minocycline if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: acute porphyria (disturbance of metabolism that can be seen as disorders of the skin or other organs); myasthenia gravis (weakness and rapid muscle fatigue).
  • Avoid using minocycline if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Do not drink alcohol while you are taking minocycline.
  • Do not drive or operate machines if you get headaches, light-headedness, dizziness or vertigo whilst taking minocycline.
Warnings
Special precautions for MINOCYN 50MG TABLET
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Minocyn 50mg tablet.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Minocyn 50mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Minocyn 50mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution should be used in patients with severe renal impairment.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
SUCRAMAL SUSPENSION, SUFRATE O SUSPENSION, EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION, BEETAL TABLET

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for MINOCYN 50MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Minocycline

Q. Is minocycline a steroid/ a generic/ penicillin/does minocycline contains acetaminophen/contains sulfa/contains penicillin?
Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. It shows steroid like properties due its anti-inflammatory action. It is not penicillin and does not contains acetaminophen, sulfa or penicillin
Q. Is minocycline used for sinus infections/UTI/ strep throat/tooth infection/ear infection/bronchitis/bladder infection/acne/tonsillitis/sinus infections?
Minocycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic and is used for a variety of bacterial infections. Always consult your doctor before taking this medicine for any indication
Q. Is minocycline bad for you/is minocycline photosensitive/does minocycline cause weight gain/ affect periods?
Minocycline is safe if taken at recommended dosage and duration. It can cause side effects such as sensitivity to light, weight gain
Q. Is minocycline safe for long term use/ can i take minocycline forever?
Minocycline is generally safe when taken on a long term basis especially for treatment of acne. Please consult your doctor for determination of duration for your treatment
Q. Is minocycline gluten free?
It is gluten free
Q. Is minocycline stronger than doxycycline?
Doxycycline and minocycline offer comparable efficacy in the treatment of acne. The effect of treatment differs based on the individual response. Always follow your doctor's advice for choice of treatment.
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