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Minocycline

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Other Names: Minocin   Solodyn   Dynacin

Tetracycline

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/ 22,929 posts
Other Names: Tetralysal   Sumycin   Topicycline   Achromycin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 30,228 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 22,929 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
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... 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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By Jennifer
April 9, 2014
Jennifer wrote
minocycline

My dermatologist said there would be an interruption in the menstrual cycle.
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January 13, 2014
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Getting rid of sebhorrheic dermatitis
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What patients are saying about Minocycline vs. Tetracycline

2,360 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
for 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 ...
minocycline. minocycline was very effective for about...
...tetracycline was my first experience getting a prescription from a dermatologist. i didnt like the fasting requirements of tetracycline so he suggested minocycline. minocycline was very effective...
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....
it just wasn't working anymore. I switched to Minocycline...
...for my rosacea. My 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 Minocycline and it cleared...
had an allergic reaction to minocycline it gave the hives....
...I had an allergic reaction to minocycline it gave the ...yeast infections. I hate all tetracycline, doxycycline.ect. will n...
for about 6 months . .no results either. Eventually...
...on tetracycline for 6 months . . . no results, also went on minocycline for about 6 months . .no results either. Eventually went on Accutane which cleared ...She put me on spironolacton...
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