Minolox 50mg Tablet 10'S

Infection Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

MINOLOX 50MG contains Minocycline belongs to a tetracycline group of antibiotics. It can be used to treat the variety of infections, including bacterial infections that affect the eyes, ears, nose, throat and respiratory system (chest infections), gonorrhoea or pelvic, prostate and urinary tract infections. It has anti-inflammatory property which is also effective against bacteria causing acne. This medicine can also be given to prevent pre- and post-operative infections.

Always take MINOLOX 50MG as directed by physician. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of therapy depending upon your age, weight and condition. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. It is not recommended for the use in children and adolescents under 18 years. Do not take this medicine, if you have a condition called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It is not recommended for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. Tell your doctor, if you are taking or taken or might take any other medicines. The most common side effects include vomiting, dizziness or nausea.

USES OF MINOLOX 50MG

  • Treat bacterial infections

HOW MINOLOX 50MG WORKS

MINOLOX 50MG is an antibiotic that works by preventing bacteria from growing and spreading in the body.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take MINOLOX 50MG exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole with plenty of water. If you take more than prescribed, talk to your doctor. The signs of overdose can include vomiting, dizziness or nausea.

SIDE EFFECTS OF MINOLOX 50MG

COMMON

  • dizziness

RARE

  • allergic reactions such as severe skin rashes, red itchy swollen skin, joint pain, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat resulting in difficulty breathing
  • painful purple lumps on the skin (erythema nodosum)
  • patches of darker skin colour
  • yellowing of the skin or whites of eyes, dark urine, pale stools, loss of appetite and stomach pain
  • pain and inflammation, stiffness or swelling of the joints with fever, muscle pain, inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), rash or inflammation of blood vessels
  • shortness of breath during exercise, fatigue, chest pain

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin itching:

Avoid bath in hot water because hot water can irritate the skin. Moisturizers can be used regular basis to soothe and hydrate the affected area.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

MINOLOX 50MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

MINOLOX 50MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machinery while taking this medicine, it may make you feel dizziness, headaches, a spinning sensation when standing still (vertigo), light-headedness, problems.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with MINOLOX 50MG.

KIDNEY

MINOLOX 50MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

MINOLOX 50MG should be taken with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic to this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

If you have any heart related problems, consult your doctor for advice before taking this medicine.

OTHERS

Do not take MINOLOX 50MG if you:

  • suffer from myasthenia gravis (a disease caused by muscle weakness)
  • have a condition called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking:

  • hepatotoxic medicine
  • anticoagulants to thin the blood e.g. warfarin
  • antacids, used for indigestion
  • sucralfate, bismuth salts
  • other medicines containing zinc salts, iron, calcium, aluminium or magnesium
  • kaolin, a medicine used to treat diarrhea
  • quinapril an ACE inhibitor
  • a penicillin antibiotic
  • diuretics (‘water’ tablets)
  • retinoids such as isotretinoid or retinol
  • ergotamine, a medicine used to treat migraines
  • ergometrine used to induce abortion or labour

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Minocycline
Pharmacological Category :   Tetracycline antibiotic
Therapeutic Indication :   Treat bacterial infections
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT MINOLOX 50MG

Can MINOLOX 50MG be used in pregnant women?

No. It is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Is MINOLOX 50MG a broad spectrum antibiotic?

It is a broad spectrum antibiotic used for the treatment of infections caused by tetracycline-sensitive organisms.

REFERENCES

1. N Garrido-Mesa, A Zarzuelo, and J Gálvez; Minocycline: far beyond an antibiotic; [Revised on May 2013] [Accessed on 06 Jan 2021] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3651660/

2. K.D.Tripathi, Essentials of medical pharmacology, Antimicrobial drugs, Chapter 52 - Tetracyclines and chloramphenicol, 7th edition 2013, Page – 734, 735, 737, 782.

3. Accord, Barnstaple, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Sep 2019] [Accessed on 06 Jan 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5915.pdf

4. Gerard Laboratories; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Oct 2020] [Accessed on 06 Jan 2021] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.8477.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    17.5
    Ingredient
    MINOCYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE 50MG
    Hsn Code
    30049087
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Minolox 50mg Tablet 10'S

Minolox 50mg Tablet 10'S Mkt: Micro Labs Ltd

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