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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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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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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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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 ... "

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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... "

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.... "

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called minocycline... it seems to be more effective and you...
" ...was on tetracycline for a while.. it worked decent for me. ...a new med called minocycline... it seems to be more effective and you can take it with food unlike tetracycline.. the minocycline he... "

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called minocycline (from the tetracycline family of...
" ...Have you ever tried Arthrotec?? It's a combo ...is an antibiotic called minocycline (from the tetracycline family of ABX). As with everything else, it may or may not be effective but again, pr... "

minocycline and amoxicylin without any side effects...
" ...sun too much but thats about it. I've used tetracycline, minocycline and amoxicylin without any side effects "

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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... "

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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... "

didn't work, but minocycline does. Good luck....
" ...I understand, minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic. I believe ...similar yet different. In my case tetracycline didn't work, but minocycline does. Good luck. ... "

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