Minonil 45mg Tablet ER

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Ajanta Pharma Ltd

Composition for Minonil 45mg Tablet ER

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Medicine Overview of Minonil Tablet ER

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Uses of Minonil Tablet ER

Minonil 45mg Tablet ER is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
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Side effects of Minonil Tablet ER

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

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How to use Minonil Tablet ER

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 Minonil 45mg Tablet ER at a fixed time.

How Minonil Tablet ER works

Minonil 45mg tablet er 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 Minonil Tablet ER

Expert advice for Minonil Tablet ER

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Minonil 45mg Tablet ER
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Alcohol
SAFE
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Minonil 45mg Tablet ER.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Minonil 45mg Tablet ER 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
Minonil 45mg Tablet ER is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Minonil 45mg Tablet ER can cause lightheadedness, visual disturbances, dizziness, ringing in the ears, a feeling of dizziness or spinning (vertigo). This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
Minonil 45mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Minonil 45mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Minonil 45mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patien
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Minonil 45mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Sucramal Suspension, Sufrate O Suspension, Epsolin 50mg/2ml Injection

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Minonil 45mg Tablet ER

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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