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minocycline SR 24 hr Tab | minocycline IV | minocycline Cap | minocycline Tab


Common Brand Name(s): Solodyn
Phonetic Pronunciation: (min-oh-SYE-kleen)
Information last revised June 2010

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Myn41960minocycline SR 45 mg 24 hr Tab
Myn42970minocycline SR 90 mg 24 hr Tab


This medication is used to treat moderate to severe acne in patients 12 years of age and older. It helps to reduce the number of pimples. Minocycline belongs to the class of antibiotics known as tetracyclines. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria that may worsen acne. This antibiotic is approved to treat acne that is thought to be caused by a bacterial infection. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or overuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.
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