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Minocycline

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/ 30,485 posts
Other Names: Minocin   Solodyn   Dynacin

Tetracycline

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/ 23,258 posts
Other Names: Tetralysal   Sumycin   Topicycline   Achromycin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 30,485 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 23,258 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

2,374 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
take my medicine either because I don't have any side effec...
...minocycline in the morning. My dermatologist says she's noticed better results when people take them in the morning. She also told me to ignore the \"don't take this medication within an hour of ...
on minocycline and didnt notice a difference. that was...
...took mdma on minocycline and didnt notice a difference. that was about ...I hear mdma and tetracycline is not a good combination. there's a thread ...out there. I am on a couse of accutane r...
for almost two months. I noticed that I've been depressed...
...for almost two months. I noticed that I've been depressed while being on it. Not only it makes me depressed, it increases anxity. I have taken Tetracycline before and it does not make me...
minocycline because it caused hyperpigmentation problems...
...for his back acne. I personally prefer tetracycline for facial cystic acne, it has fewer side effects and causes less photo ...I couldn't take minocycline because it caused hyperpigmentation pro...
minocycline -- did nothing took it for 2 years. Age...
...12: prescribed minocycline -- did nothing took it for 2 years. Age 14: prescribed Tetracycline -- worked for about a month then gave me huge ...Clindamycin foam. Does a great job....
dieoff. But im alreadly on minocycline. Is it dangerous...
...minocycline and tetracycline at the same time ??? Basically ...cpni. Tetracycline gives me good extra dieoff. But im alreadly on minocycli...
moderate/severe till I took minocycline and all the way...
...were moderate/severe till I took minocycline and all the way up to tetracycline. Now my face acne, except forehead is usually...
minocycline failed are long usage) to control rosacea. I...
...I am currently taking tetracycline (after minocycline failed are long usage) to control rosacea. I also take claritan to help control ...want to discontinue the tetracycline since it is my...
and Minocycline usually work better than Tetracycline...
Doxycycline and Minocycline usually work better than Tetracycline for acne. So if you don't ...much improvement, ask your doctor. Minocycline is the best, gets to...
because I am allergic to minocycline and just wondering if...
...and minocycline, Help please ...do they work differently? Reason I'm asking is because I am allergic to minocycline and just wondering if I could go on tetracycline? Also what other drugs...
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