Minocin Minocycline Hydrochloride and/or alternatives
Minocin falls under a category of drugs known as tetracycline antibiotics. This drug is mainly used to prevent and treat various bacterial infections. The generic name of this drug is Minocycline. You can buy Minocin online in form of an oral suspension (Minocin 10 mg/ml), oral capsules (Minocin 50 mg or Minocin 100 mg), or intravenous injections (Minocin 100 mg/vial).
Indications & Dosage of Minocin
Minocin is indicated for the treatment and prevention of certain bacterial infections such as:
- Urinary tract infections
- Tick fever
The dosage of Minocin is individualized and depends on the following factors:
- The severity of the bacterial infection
- Patient’s medical history
- Other medications that the patient is taking
In the case of children, weight is also taken into consideration while calculating the dosage.
The recommended initial dosage for adult patients is Minocin 200 mg, followed by Minocin 100 mg two times a day for a period of 4 to 15 days. The recommended initial dosage for pediatric patients is Minocin 4 mg/kg, followed by Minocin 2 mg/kg every 12 hours.
Side Effects & Interactions of Minocin
Minocin may cause an allergic reaction in some cases. Consult your physician if you have any symptoms of allergic reaction such as blistering of the skin, swelling of the tongue, throat, or face, sore throat, hives, or difficulty swallowing or breathing.
Other serious side effects of Minocin may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Pain in the upper stomach, dark-colored urine or stools, loss of appetite, yellow eyes or skin, low fever
- Bloody or watery diarrhea, stomach cramps
- Muscle weakness, skin rash, severe numbness or tingling, bruising, fever
- Wheezing, chest pain, shortness of breath, irregular heart rhythm
- Ringing in the ears, pain behind the ears or headache, vision problems
- General ill feeling, convulsions, unusual behavior or thoughts, swollen glands, pain in the joints
Less serious side effects associated with this tetracycline antibiotic may include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Muscle pain
- Spinning sensation, dizziness, tiredness
- Mild stomach upset, nausea, or diarrhea
- Vaginal itching
If you are taking any other medications, inform your doctor about them. This is essential as certain drugs can interact with Minocin. The drugs that are likely to interact with Minocin are listed below:
- NSAIDs such as meloxicam, indomethacin, ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac, or celecoxib
- Heart medicines such as enalapril, ramipril, quinapril, and others
- Antifungal drugs such as voriconazole, ketoconazole, itraconazole, and others
- Cholesterol-lowering drugs such as lovastatin, niacin, simvastatin, and others
Warnings & Precautions of Minocin
Before you buy Minocin, inform your physician about your medical history as well as your family medical history. Let your doctor know in advance if you have or have had asthma, a kidney disease, or a liver disease.
Minocin is classified as a pregnancy category D drug. This drug can cause harm to the unborn child. If you are pregnant, do not use this drug unless otherwise suggested by your doctor. Minocycline may cause harm to a nursing child. Do not breastfeed during treatment unless told to do so by your doctor.
You should not buy Minocin if you have a known allergy to any of its constituents. If you experience an allergic reaction or any other serious side effect during treatment, you must consult your doctor immediately.
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