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Minocyn 50mg Tablet

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Minocyn 50 MG Description

Minocyn Tablet is an antibiotic containing Minocycline as its active ingredient. It is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections of the skin, respiratory tract, urinary tract, private parts, etc...
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ContainsMinocycline(50.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Minocyn 50 MG

Minocyn Tablet is used in the treatment of urinary tract infection; respiratory tract infections like pneumonia; eye infection, skin infection like acne; sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea ...
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Contraindications of Minocyn 50 MG

  • If you are allergic to minocycline or any of the ingredients of Minocyn Tablet.
  • If you are suffering from an autoimmune disease called systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).
  • If you are on dialysis or need one.
  • If you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Minocyn should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Minocyn 50 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Minocyn 50 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Minocyn Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Minocyn Tablet must not be taken during pregnancy as it may be unsafe. It may affect the teeth or bone development of the unborn baby. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Minocyn Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Minocyn Tablet must not be taken while breastfeeding, as it passes into the breastmilk. It may cause permanent teeth discolouration. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Minocyn Tablet?
A:
Minocyn Tablet may sometimes cause dizziness, vertigo, headache, light-headedness, visual disturbances like blurred vision, impaired hearing. Thus, you should be cautious or avoid driving while on treatment.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Minocyn Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Minocyn Tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any pre-existing medical condition such as kidney or liver problems, then it should be administered with caution.
  • You are suffering from a condition that causes muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You notice any severe allergic reaction or unwanted side effects after taking Minocyn Tablet.
  • You notice any symptoms like yellowing of the skin, appetite loss, stomach pain, which may be signs of liver damage.
  • You must avoid being in the sunlight or ultraviolet light for too long as this medicine can make your skin too sensitive.
  • You should let the doctor or the laboratory person know that you are using this medicine while going for a lab test, as this medicine may interfere with the lab tests.
  • Minocyn Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age.

Mode of Action of Minocyn 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Minocycline in Minocyn Tablet works by inhibiting the synthesis of essential proteins required by the bacteria to carry out vital functions, which ultimately stops bacterial growth. Thereby, it helps ...
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Directions for Use of Minocyn 50 MG

  • Minocyn Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, whilst in an upright sitting or standing position.
  • It is advisable to take this medicine at a fixed time for optimal results. It should not be consumed more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Minocyn 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Minocyn Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have ...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicine that affects your liver.
  • Concomitant use of Minocyn Tablet along with blood thinners like warfarin can increase the risk of bleeding.
  • Concomitant use along with antibiotics like penicillin or antacids can alter the effects of this medicine.
  • Other medicines like oral contraceptives, ergometrine, sucralfate, quinapril, isotretinoin, ergotamine should be used with caution along with Minocyn Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Minocyn 50 MG

Store Minocyn Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Minocyn 50 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include dizziness, nausea and vomiting. Seek medical attention in case you have consumed too much of Minocyn Tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Minocyn Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for th...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Minocyn Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Minocyn Tablet contains Minocycline, which is an antibiotic.

Q: Can I stop taking Minocyn Tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Minocyn Tablet until advised by your doctor, even if you are feeling good. Stopping this tablet in between the treatment may cause a recurrence of infection.

Q: How long should I take Minocyn Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Minocyn Tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
Product Details
Brand
MINOCYN
Expires on or After
26/09/2022

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