MINOVA 100MG TABLET

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Composition FOR MINOVA 100mg tablet

Minocycline(100mg)

food interaction for MINOVA tablet

alcohol interaction for MINOVA tablet

pregnancy interaction for MINOVA tablet

lactation interaction for MINOVA tablet

medicine interaction for MINOVA tablet

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Minova 100mg tablet at a fixed time.
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Minova 100mg tablet.
SAFE
Minova 100mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Minova 100mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MINOVA 100mg tablet

    Minocycline(100mg)

    Minova tablet uses

    Minova 100mg tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How minova tablet works

    Minova 100mg tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

    Common side effects of minova tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR MINOVA 100MG TABLET

    Patients taking MINOVA 100MG TABLET

    • 100%
      Once A Day

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    Expert advice FOR MINOVA 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.

    Frequently asked questions FOR MINOVA 100mg tablet

    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
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    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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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)