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Acne vulgaris (or cystic acne) is a common human skin disease, characterized by areas of skin with seborrhea (scaly red skin), c...
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Common Acne treatments discussed around the web
Accutane 156,889 Benzoyl Peroxide 71,831 Retin A 28,096
1,675,278 conversations around the web about Acne to help you make a decision
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Minocycline
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Tetracycline
Other name: Minocin (Minocin)
Other name: Tetralysal (Tetralysal)
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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 ...
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Tetracycline (International Nonproprietary Name) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly...
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Top Concerns
Min
Depression
8
Dizzy
6
Nausea
5
Hyperpigmentation
3
Sarcoidosis
3
Peeling
2
Joint Pain
2
Sun Sensitivity
2
Stomach Problems
2
Dry Eyes
2
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Depression
5
Nausea
5
Sun Sensitivity
3
Fever
3
Candida
3
Stomach Problems
2
Dizzy
2
Joint Pain
1
Kidney Disease
1
Peeling
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About Minocycline
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 ...
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About Tetracycline
Tetracycline (International Nonproprietary Name) is a broad-spectrum polyketide antibiotic produced by the Streptomyces genus of Actinobacteria, indicated for use against many bacterial infections. It is a protein synthesis inhibitor. It is commonly...
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Tetracycline. The problem with Minocycline is the cost-...
" ...dermatologist gave me Tetracycline which I had used successfully in the past, but I found that it just wasn't working anymore. I switched ...to Tetracycline. The problem with Minocycline is ... "

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www.acne.org
a few years ago and it made me really lightheaded and dizzy...
" Hi - I tried minocycline a few years ago and it made me really lightheaded and dizzy. This is listed as one of the possible ...for driving, etc. so I switched to tetracycline, which worked fine ... "

more effective and much more expensive than Tetracycline,...
" Minocycline is more effective and much more expensive ...a form of Tetracycline. The reason it is more effective is because mincycli... "

and saw no improvement. Minocycline works way better for me
" ...Tetracycline didn't do a thing for me. I was taking 4 pills a day and saw no improvement. Minocy... "

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j-pouch.org
Scott. I was on minocycline (an abx from the tetracycline...
" ...I was on minocycline (an abx from the tetracycline family) and it caused some GI problems for me. After two courses of Cipro (two... "

as it was asked. It's like giving an adolescent minocycline...
" ...no harmful side effects as a result. I was merely answering the question as it was asked. It's like giving an adolescent minocycline for acne instead of tetracycline. He/she has no adverse effects.... "

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www.acne.org
my acne problem. It's being 3 weeks and it hasn't helped...
" ...he gave me Minocycline for my acne problem. It's being 3 weeks and it hasn't helped at all. Further ...me Tetracycline. Can I get some advice on this? Is Tetracycline going to work if Minomycin ... "

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www.acne.org
minocycline. minocycline was very effective for about...
" ...also took tetracycline. tetracycline was my ...from a dermatologist. i didnt like the fasting requirements of tetracycline so he suggested minocycline. minocycline was very effective for about... "

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anything out there known to have little to no side effects
" ...minocycline both give me fuzzy/foggy side effects that make me really not want to take them. I know people on this board take the whole spectrum of meds, just trying to get some general info, a... "

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have any of those side effects. I started with minocycline...
" ...didn't have any of those side effects. I started with minocycline, then went to doxycycliine, the tetracycline (the strongest), then back to mino, throughout those four years and had no sides.... "

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