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Antibiotic Cream vs. Minocycline for Infection

Antibiotic Cream

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/ 13,105 posts
Other Names: Double Antibiotic

Minocycline

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/ 30,497 posts
Other Names: Minocin   Solodyn   Dynacin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 13,105 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 30,497 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Minocycline (International Nonproprietary Name) is a broad-spectrum antibiotic tetracycline antibiotics, and has a broader spectrum than the other members of the group. It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic, classified as a long-acting type. As a result of ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By miagwj
April 24, 2014
miagwj wrote
bad taste in mouth even4 months later
Metallic taste due to minocycline. Plus dizziness
August 3, 2014
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minocycline

My dermatologist said there would be an interruption in the menstrual cycle.
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What patients are saying about Antibiotic Cream vs. Minocycline

14 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Im on minocycline, working pretty good for me...
...if I miss even one tab I will get a spot a few days later.... rggg. Also was told I couldnt take within 2 hours of drinking milk (Milk fights it for absorbion or something), so that gets kinda hard...
but my derm put me on minocycline last week. Also, I...
...minocycline last week. Also, I am using differin since three nights. Before that, I was using topical antibiotic cream. Since I started using medication or more precisely, oral antibiotics; the...
im 19, on minocycline as well as a topical antibiotic cream...
...im 19, on minocycline as well as a topical antibiotic cream and I still get...
is, can i suddenly stop taking minocycline? (2x100mg...
...minocycline, can i just stop ...my question is, can i suddenly stop taking minocycline? (2x100mg day) i dont have any breakouts anymore but im gonna continue with using antibiotic cream., also ...
He might prescribe antibiotics like minocycline 50 mg twice...
...You consult dermatologist for firm diagnosis. After thorough examination and investigations, he might come to some conclusion. He might prescribe antibiotics like minocycline 50 mg...
I was put on minocycline when I was a teenager for bad acne...
...was put on minocycline when I was a ...doctor perscribed me an antibiotic cream called CLINDOXYL its a antibiotic clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide mix. It dries up the acne great. Aren't there...
months! It is drying up right before my eyes, no side effe...
...the minocycline, not a virus. I also tried taking it again after I felt better / symptons came back. After reading the information on this site, I decided to NOT take any more antibiotics and I tri...
course of minocycline with antibiotic cream ointment on...
...s occr in normal wound it can be treated by short course of minocycline with antibiotic cream ointment on area but you consult the doctor who can treat it accordi...
do now is take my one minocycline capsule in the middle of...
...I do now is take my one minocycline capsule in the middle of ...the day. Also, happily, the minocycline seems to be working. I've ...credit the meds, plus the antibiotic cream, plus a decis...
in. Before I have tried minocycline but I became immune...
...(sulfer based antibiotic cream) last Thursday and its already starting to kick in. Before I have tried minocycline but...
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