CYNOMYCIN 50MG CAPSULE 6'S
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What is Minocycline used for?
Minocycline is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, such as respiratory tract infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, severe acne, tick fever, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and others. This medicine belongs to the class of antibiotics known as tetracyclines. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria in the body. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
How to take Minocycline?
The dosage of Minocycline prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Minocycline can be taken with food or on an empty stomach.
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Minocycline medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Minocycline, seek medical attention immediately.
What are the drugs that interact with Minocycline?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Minocycline.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Minocycline, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Minocycline can interact with cholesterol-lowering medications, blood thinners, and antacids.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Minocycline?
Like other medicines, Minocycline can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Minocycline are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Minocycline cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Minocycline develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Minocycline can cause side effects such as :
- Mild nausea
- Trouble swallowing
This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Minocycline.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Minocycline?
Is it possible for me to take Minocycline with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Minocycline?
What are the possible drug interactions of Minocycline?
How will Minocycline work in my body?
How should Minocycline be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Minocycline drug interactions and side effects?
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