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Minoz 100 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Overview

Introduction

Minoz 100 Tablet is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection.

Minoz 100 Tablet is also used to treat many sexually transmitted diseases and a skin condition known as acne. It may be taken with or without food. However, you should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

Commonly seen side effects seen with this medicine include headache, dizziness, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea, and skin reaction on exposure to sunlight (photosensitivity). Avoid excessive sun exposure and use sunscreen and protective clothing when outdoors. These are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if you find these side effects bother or worry you.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic or liver or kidney problems before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Uses of Minoz Tablet

Side effects of Minoz Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Minoz

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Photosensitivity
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Itching
  • Diarrhea

How to use Minoz 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. Minoz 100 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Minoz Tablet works

Minoz 100 Tablet is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Minoz 100 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Minoz 100 Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Minoz 100 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Minoz 100 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Minoz 100 Tablet can cause lightheadedness, visual disturbances, dizziness, ringing in the ears, a feeling of dizziness or spinning (vertigo). This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CAUTION
Minoz 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Minoz 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Minoz 100 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Minoz 100 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Your doctor has prescribed Minoz 100 Tablet to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
  • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
  • It may cause dizziness. Don't drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Minoz 100 Tablet affects you.
  • 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.
  • Discontinue Minoz 100 Tablet and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Tetracyclines
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Minoz with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tretoact, Acetroin, Psotretin
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Bentoform, Strotas
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Milorgen, Fosphen, Fosentin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Magflux
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I have pimples on my face so i consult the Doctor and prescribed medicine Minoz OD 100 and Bevon when i checked on the internet it is written that minoz should not be taken with multi vitamin. So will it be very danger to take both.
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
For Pimples - Aclind Gel / Faceclin Gel / D?ACNE Plus gel for application twice daily over affected area.Face wash with Rejuglow Facewash/ Episoft OC Cleanser/ Saslic DS Wash.Tab. Limcee 500mg once daily for one month. Tab. Ascazin twice daily for one month.Combination peels can be performed by a dermatologist in order to improve pimples , marks and scars . Contact : Skin Aid Clinic Gurgaon , 9XXXXXXBlood Test- Serum Insulin Fasting & PP.
I have a problem of acne on my skin. Doctor prescribed me tablet Minoz,an antibiotic. What is the dose of that tablet? Any other treatment to be taken?
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
For Pimples- Faceclin Gel For application twice daily over affected area. For Marks- Demelan cream for application once weekly at night ( very little on marks only)Rejuglow Facewash/ Episoft OC Cleanser/ Saslic DS Wash. Tab Limcee 500mg once daily for one month, Tab Ascazin twice daily for one month.Chemical Peels to clear face & spots. Contact- SkinAid clinic Gurgaon, 9XXXXXXFor Minoz take Tab Minoz ER 65 once daily
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FAQs

Q. What does Minoz do for acne?

Minoz belongs to tetracycline class of medicine. It treats the infection by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria. It kills the acne-causing bacteria, which infect pores. It also decreases certain natural oily substance that causes acne.

Q. Can I take Minoz during pregnancy?

Minoz should be avoided during pregnancy as it may cause harm to your unborn baby. Using the medicine during the last half of pregnancy may cause permanent discolouration of teeth and underdevelopment of tooth enamel. Discuss with your doctor for any further query.

Q. What should I avoid while on Minoz?

Minoz may make your skin sensitive to sunlight. Avoid unnecessary or prolonged exposure to sunlight. It is advised to wear protective clothing, sunglasses, and sunscreen. Furthermore, avoid alcohol while on Minoz as it may increase risk of liver toxicity.

Q. Can Minoz get you high?

No, Minoz is not known to get anyone high. It does not cause dependence either physical or psychological. Also, it does not have any abuse potential.

Q. Does Minoz affect contraception?

Minoz reduces the effectiveness of oral birth control pills. Therefore, one should use other methods of contraception while on treatment with Minoz. Discuss with your doctor if you are not sure.

Q. Does Minoz cause dizziness?

Yes, Minoz may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, visual disturbances, ringing in the ears, and a feeling of spinning (vertigo). If you experience any of these symptoms avoid driving or operating machinery.

Q. What happens if I stop taking Minoz for acne?

Do not stop taking Minoz without consulting your doctor. Minoz should be given for a minimum of 6 weeks for acne. However, if there is no improvement after 6 months of treatment with Minoz, it should be stopped. Consult your prescribing physician who will suggest other therapies.

Q. How should Minoz be taken?

Take Minoz exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food. It should be taken with plenty of water to reduce the chances of irritation and ulceration of food pipe.

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