Medicine Overview of Minolin Tablet
Headache, Dizziness, Photosensitivity, Vomiting, Nausea, Itching, Diarrhoea.
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. Minolin 50mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Minolin 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 Minolin Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Minolin 50mg Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- Take Minolin 50mg Tablet with food and plenty of fluids to avoid an upset stomach and acid reflux.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Do not take calcium, antacids or iron at least 2 hours before or 6 hours after taking Minolin 50mg Tablet.
- Discontinue Minolin 50mg Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
Minolin Tablet related warnings
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Minolin 50mg Tablet.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Minolin 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.
Minolin 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Minolin 50mg Tablet can cause lightheadedness, visual disturbances, dizziness, ringing in the ears, a feeling of dizziness or spinning (vertigo). This may affect your driving ability.
Minolin 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Minolin 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Minolin 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Minolin 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Minolin Tablet
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Minolin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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