Minocycline vs Tetracycline

Minocycline
(Rx)
Tetracycline
Minocycline is an antibiotic and an arthritis medication.
Tetracycline is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.1
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Acne
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
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38,663 Discussions
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Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Acne
#2 for Infection
#3 for Rosacea
#4 for Lyme
Our data suggest that Tetracycline is taken for Acne, although it is not approved for this condition. In addition, it is approved for Infection.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Min
Dizziness
6
Nausea
5
Hyperpigmentation
3
Sun Sensitivity
2
Stomach Problems
2
Candida
2
Bruise
1
Fever
1
Migraines
1
Tingling
1
Tet
Depression
5
Nausea
5
Sun Sensitivity
3
Stomach Problems
2
Dizziness
2
Tooth Discoloration
1
Joint Pain
1
Kidney Disease
1
Bloating
1
Sore Throat
1
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Minocycline
Min
Tetracycline
Tet
Dizziness
Min
Tet
6
2
Nausea
Min
Tet
5
5
Hyperpigmentation
Min
Tet
3
0
Sun Sensitivity
Min
Tet
2
3
Stomach Problems
Min
Tet
2
2
Candida
Min
Tet
2
0
Bruise
Min
Tet
1
0
Fever
Min
Tet
1
0
Migraines
Min
Tet
1
0
Tingling
Min
Tet
1
0
Depression
Tet
Min
5
0
Nausea
Tet
Min
5
5
Sun Sensitivity
Tet
Min
3
2
Stomach Problems
Tet
Min
2
2
Dizziness
Tet
Min
2
6
Tooth Discoloration
Tet
Min
1
0
Joint Pain
Tet
Min
1
0
Kidney Disease
Tet
Min
1
0
Bloating
Tet
Min
1
0
Sore Throat
Tet
Min
1
0
Alcohol warning
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Method of use
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Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 1 hour before or 2 hours after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
Ingredients
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Minocycline Hcl , Minocycline Hcl/Skin Cleanser Combination No.4
Tetracycline
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Minocycline and Tetracycline: 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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