minocycline

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minocycline

 [mĭ-no-si´klēn]
a semisynthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic of the tetracycline group; administered orally or intravenously as the hydrochloride salt

minocycline

(mĭn′ə-sī′klēn′, -klĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C23H27N3O7, derived from tetracycline and used usually in the form of its hydrochloride.

minocycline

A broad-spectrum tetracycline which has a longer serum half-life and achieves higher serum levels than simple tetracycline.

Indications
Acne, Lyme disease, MRSA, and other resistant microbes; it is also a recognised disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug (DMARD).

Adverse effects
Vertigo, diarrhoea, patchy skin pigmentation, autoimmune disease.

minocycline

A TETRACYCLINE antibiotic used to treat ACNE and general infections. Brand names are Aknemin and Minocin.
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