Minicycline

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    Minicycline Information

    Minicycline is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Capsule. It is typically used for the treatment of Bacterial Infections. Secondary and off-label uses of Minicycline have also been mentioned below.

    The optimal dosage of Minicycline is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

    Common side effects of Minicycline include Sensitive to light. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Minicycline can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Usually, these side effects of Minicycline go away soon, and do not persist beyond the duration of the treatment. If, however, they worsen or do not go away, please speak with your physician.

    In addition, Minicycline's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. Further, the section on Minicycline related warnings talks about Minicycline's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Other contraindications of Minicycline have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug interactions for Minicycline have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Minicycline is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Minicycline Benefits & Uses

    Minicycline is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Minicycline Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Bacterial Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Bacterial Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
    • Disease: Bacterial Infections
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 10 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult(Male)
    • Disease: Urethritis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Adult(Female)
    • Disease: Cervicitis
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 100 mg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 12 hourly
    • Course Duration: 7 days
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    2 - 12 years (Child)
    • Disease: Anthrax
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 2.2 mg/kg
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 2 daily
    • Course Duration: 2 months
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Minicycline Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Minicycline is used -

    Moderate

    • Esophagitis

    Mild

    Common

    • Sensitive to light

    Minicycline Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Minicycline safe for pregnant women?


      Minicycline should not be taken during pregnancy, or should only be taken on the advice of a doctor as it may have severe side effects.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Minicycline safe during breastfeeding?


      Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Minicycline. It should only be taken after medical advice.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Minicycline on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Minicycline on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Minicycline on the Liver?


      Minicycline may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Minicycline on the Heart?


      You can take Minicycline without any fear of damage to the heart.

      Safe


    Severe Interaction of Minicycline with Other Drugs

    Minicycline should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Mild



    Minicycline Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Minicycline unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Minicycline

    • Is this Minicycline habit forming or addictive?


      Minicycline does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      After taking Minicycline, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Minicycline can make you drowsy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Yes, but take Minicycline only as per medical advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Minicycline is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Minicycline Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Minicycline


      Minicycline may take longer to act if you eat some foods while taking it. Follow your doctor's advice on this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Minicycline


      It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Minicycline and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Minicycline

    Question about 4 years ago

    How does Minicycline work?

    Dr Anjum Mujawar MBBS, MBBS , Emergency Medicine

    Minicycline works by inhibiting the bacterial protein synthesis which is essential for bacterial growth and prevent us from bacterial infection. It also killed the certain bacteria which decreases the level of a chemical that causes ace and protects us from acne. 

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Can I buy Minicycline over-the-counter?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    No, you can not buy Minicycline over-the-counter. It is a prescription drug, without prescription of a healthcare practitioner, you can not buy directly from the pharmacy. It is for our own safety taking antibiotics without doctors advice can lead to unwanted side effects.

    Question almost 3 years ago

    Can I use Minicycline for acne?

    Dr. Ajay Kumar MBBS, MD , General Physician

    Yes, Minicycline can effectively relieve from acne by decreasing the concentration oil which causes acne. It is a drug of choice for treating acne or skin infection.

    Question over 3 years ago

    Can I take Minicycline with milk?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    No, Minicycline should not be taken with milk because it delays the absorption drug by chelate formation with calcium which contains in milk.

    Question almost 4 years ago

    Can I take Minicycline with contraceptive pill?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Avoid taking Minicycline with contraceptive pill because medicine can decrease the effects of the contraceptive pill. Keep your doctor informed before taking them together. Try other methods of contraception such as condoms, barrier methods to avoid unwanted pregnancies.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Doryx® (doxycycline hyclate)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 829

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1191-1193



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