Antibiotic Cream vs Minocycline

Antibiotic Cream
(OTC)
Minocycline
(Rx)
Antibiotic Cream is a skin medication.
Minocycline is an antibiotic and an arthritis medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
16,925 Discussions
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Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
Antibiotic Cream is approved for Infection and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Lyme
#4 for RA
#5 for Arthritis
#6 for Bartonella
Minocycline is prescribed for Acne and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ant
Trauma
1
Weight Gain
1
Nausea
1
Weight Loss
1
Exhaustion
1
Tingling
1
Weakness
1
Tumors
1
Cramping
1
Sore Throat
1
Min
Dizziness
4
Nausea
3
Hyperpigmentation
2
Sun Sensitivity
1
Stomach Problems
1
Candida
1
Bruise
1
Fever
1
Migraines
1
Tingling
1
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3
Weight Loss
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Min
1
0
Exhaustion
Ant
Min
1
0
Tingling
Ant
Min
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1
Weakness
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1
0
Tumors
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Min
1
0
Cramping
Ant
Min
1
0
Sore Throat
Ant
Min
1
0
Dizziness
Min
Ant
4
0
Nausea
Min
Ant
3
1
Hyperpigmentation
Min
Ant
2
0
Sun Sensitivity
Min
Ant
1
0
Stomach Problems
Min
Ant
1
0
Candida
Min
Ant
1
0
Bruise
Min
Ant
1
0
Fever
Min
Ant
1
0
Migraines
Min
Ant
1
0
Tingling
Min
Ant
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Antibiotic Cream during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Antibiotic Cream and alcohol.
Method of use
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Ointment
Dosages
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Cream: , 4%, 3.5 mg-10000 unit-10 mg/gram
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Neomycin Sulfate/Polymyxin B Sulfate/Lidocaine
Minocycline Hcl, Minocycline Hcl/Skin Cleanser Combination No.4
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Antibiotic Cream and Minocycline: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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