MINICYCLINE CAPSULE

SKU: AH_AB_OU_7784 Category:

Generic : Doxycycline (100mg)

Treatment : Bacterial infections, Acne

Pack size  : 10 (Capsule)

Manufacturer : Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$0.66

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Minicycline Capsule is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in some infections of the lungs, urinary tract, eyes, and others. It kills bacteria, which helps to improve your symptoms and cure the infection. It may also be used for the treatment of severe acne.

Minicycline Capsule is best taken either 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal. You should take it regularly at evenly spaced intervals as per the schedule prescribed by your doctor. Taking it at the same time every day will help you to remember to take it. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but you should always complete a full course of this antibiotic as prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking it until you have finished, even when you feel better. If you stop taking it early, some bacteria may survive and the infection may come back.

Inform your doctor if you have any previous history of allergy to any antibiotic before taking this medicine. You should also let your doctor know all other medicines you are taking as they may affect, or be affected by this medicine. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before using it. It may blur your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

 

BENEFITS OF MINICYCLINE CAPSULE

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Minicycline Capsule is a versatile antibiotic medicine which can be used to treat many different infections caused by bacteria. These include infections of the blood, brain, lungs, bones, joints, urinary tract, stomach and intestines. It can also be used to treat sexually transmitted diseases. It stops the growth of the bacteria causing the infection and clears the infection. Take it for as long as prescribed by the doctor and avoid skipping doses. This will make sure that all bacteria are killed and they do not become resistant.

In Treatment of Acne

Minicycline Capsule treats acne, commonly called pimples. It kills the acne-causing bacteria and prevents spots or pimples from appearing. It usually takes a few weeks to have a noticeable effect so keep using it even if it appears not to be working. Sometimes acne may get worse before it gets better, however, with proper use, your skin will get clearer. The earlier you start taking it, the less likely you are to get scars. This medicine will help improve your mood and uplift your confidence as your skin becomes acne-free.

 

HOW TO USE MINICYCLINE CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Minicycline Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Avoid Minicycline Capsule with dairy products such as milk, cheese, curd, butter, paneer and ice cream.

 

HOW MINICYCLINE CAPSULE WORKS

Minicycline Capsule is an antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

 

SAFETY ADVICE

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Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Minicycline Capsule.
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Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Minicycline Capsule is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
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Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Minicycline Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
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Driving

UNSAFE
Minicycline Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Visual disturbances such as blurring of vision may occur during treatment with doxycycline.
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Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Minicycline Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Minicycline Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Minicycline Capsule is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Minicycline Capsule is recommended.

 

INTERACTION WITH DRUGS

  • ACITRETIN
  • ISOTRETINOIN
  • WARFARIN
  • DIGOXIN
  • PHENYTOIN
  • CARBAMAZEPINE
  • BISMUTH SUBSALICYLATE

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE MINICYCLINE CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Minicycline Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Minicycline

  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Photosensitivity
  • Rash
  • Anaphylactic reaction
  • Headache
  • Fast heart rate
  • Hypotension (low blood pressure)

FAQ's

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Q. Can I drink milk while taking Minicycline Capsule?

No, you should avoid using milk and milk products while taking Minicycline Capsule. Consuming dairy products along with Minicycline Capsule can decrease its absorption from the stomach, which may lead to inadequate affect of this medicine.

Q. How long after taking Minicycline Capsule can I eat?

It is best to wait for 2 hours after consuming Minicycline Capsule. Consuming food along with Minicycline Capsule may decrease its absorption from the stomach.

Q. Can I take Minicycline Capsule with food if its causing stomach upset?

Yes, you can take Minicycline Capsule with food if its causing you stomach upset. However, avoid consuming milk and milk products 1 hr before and 2 hr after taking this medicine.

Q. How long does Minicycline Capsule takes to work?

Usually, Minicycline Capsule starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

Q. Can the use of Minicycline Capsule cause diarrhea?

Yes, the use of Minicycline Capsule can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If diarrhea persists, talk to your doctor about it.

Q. Can Minicycline Capsule be used in children?

According to the updated guidelines (2018) from American Academy of Pediatrics, Minicycline Capsule can be used in children of all ages for less than 21 days.

Q. Does Minicycline Capsule works in acne?

Yes, Minicycline Capsule is one of the most commonly prescribed oral antibiotics, which is used in the treatment of acne. It reduces the number of bacteria that causes acne on the skin.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

pack form  – capsule

MORE INFORMATION

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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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