What Are The Uses Of Minocycline?
| Minocycline is used for treatment of wide variety of infections including severe acne which is caused due to dead skin cells combining with oil of the skin and clogging hair follicles. |
It is also used for treatment of MRSA-which is caused due to Gram-positive bacteria, occurring at public places like hospitals, nursing homes and prisons etc.
Minocycline treats Lyme disease that is caused by bacteria and spread by an organism called tick.
What Are The Side Effects Of Minocycline?
| Drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, stomach upset and diarrhea are usual side effects. |
Serious side effects are sore throat, skin and teeth discoloration, stomach pain, yellowing of skin and fever.
What Are The Contraindications Of Minocycline?
| People with kidney, liver and large intestinal issues should inform doctor about their medical history. |
For pregnant women and lactating mothers, caution is advised while using the drug.