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Minocycline vs Tetracycline

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Tetracycline
Other name: Minocin Minocin
Other name: Tetralysal Tetralysal
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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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t to minocycline and it seemed good for several months...
" Re: Tetracycline any good? Lance, I used tetracycline for many years, with pretty good luck in helping to ...erythromycin etc--neither were effective. I went to minocycline and it seemed good for... "

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for facial cystic acne, it has fewer side effects...
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" ...for his back acne. I personally prefer tetracycline for facial cystic acne, it has fewer side effects and causes less photo ...it. I couldn't take minocycline because it caused hyperpigmentation problems... "

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with everything else, it may or may not be effective b...
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" ...limited is an antibiotic called minocycline (from the tetracycline family of ABX). As with everything else, it may or may not be effective but again, probably worthy ...your doc. I used Lidoderm... "

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ke my medicine either because I don't have any side effects...
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" ...take 100 mg of 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... "

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on minocycline and didnt notice a difference. that was...
" i took mdma on minocycline and didnt notice a difference. that was about 8 ...alive. I hear mdma and tetracycline is not a good combination. there's a thread around ...info out there. I am on a couse of... "

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minocycline because it caused hyperpigmentation problems...
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" ...for his back acne. I personally prefer tetracycline for facial cystic acne, it has fewer side effects and causes less photo ...it. I couldn't take minocycline because it caused hyperpigmentation problems... "

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nocycline -- did nothing took it for 2 years. Age 14:...
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" ...Had acne age 12: prescribed minocycline -- did nothing took it for 2 years. Age 14: prescribed Tetracycline -- worked for about a month then gave me huge head aches. Age ...a topical treatment... "

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

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

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

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