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Minoz 100 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Minoz Tablet

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 healthcare team 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

Minoz Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

Minoz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Minoz 100 Tablet does not cause any harmful side effects.
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.
Lactation
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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Expert Advice

  • 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.

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
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SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
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MODERATE
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MINOR

Patient Concerns

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FAQs

Q. Can I drink milk while taking Minoz?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Minoz. Consuming dairy products along with Minoz can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Minoz can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Minoz. Consuming food along with Minoz may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Minoz with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Minoz with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Minoz takes to work?

Usually, Minoz starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Minoz cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Minoz can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Does Minoz works in acne?

Yes, Minoz is one of the most commonly prescribed oral antibiotics, which is used in the treatment of acne. It reduces the number of bacteria that causes acne on the skin.

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