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Minostar Dt 100mg Tab

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Medical Description

Minostar Dt 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,...
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ContainsMinocycline(100.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infection
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Minostar Dt 100 MG

Minostar Dt 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 gonorrh...
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Contraindications of Minostar Dt 100 MG

  • If you are allergic to minocycline or any of the ingredients of Minostar Dt 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
  • Minostar Dt should not be used in children below 12 years of age.

Side effects of Minostar Dt 100 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Minostar Dt 100 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Minostar Dt Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt Tablet?
A:
Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt 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.
  • Minostar Dt Tablet is not recommended for use in children below 12 years of age.

Mode of Action of Minostar Dt 100 MG

How Does It Work?

Minocycline in Minostar Dt 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 he...
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Directions for Use of Minostar Dt 100 MG

  • Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt 100 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Minostar Dt 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 h...
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  • Inform your doctor if you are taking any medicine that affects your liver.
  • Concomitant use of Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Minostar Dt 100 MG

Store Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt 100 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Minostar Dt 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 fo...
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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 Minostar Dt Tablet an antibiotic?

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

Q: Can I stop taking Minostar Dt Tablet on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Minostar Dt 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 Minostar Dt Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of Minostar Dt 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
MINOSTAR DT
Expires on or After
17/08/2022
Last Updated on: 13 May 2022 | 03:43 PM (IST)
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