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  • Minocycline 100mg Tablets 28's

Minocycline 100mg Tablets 28's

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Description
Minocycline belongs to a group of medicines called tetracycline antibiotics. It is also known as a broad-spectrum antibiotic and may be used to treat a wide range of infections caused by bacteria. Minocycline may be used for: •respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia, bronchiectasis, lung abscess or bronchitis. •urinary tract infections. •gonorrhoea (a sexually transmitted disease). •skin infections such as moderate to severeacne. •infections of the eye. •prostate infections. •ear, nose and throat infections. •nocardiosis (an infection often affecting the lungs). •pelvic inflammatory disease (e.g. salpingitis, oophoritis). •preventative treatment for meningitis carriers. •preventative treatment before and after surgery.
How to use
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure. Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water, while standing or sitting down. The recommended dose is: Adults (including the elderly): •General infections: 200 mg a day to be taken in divided doses. •Acne: 50 mg twice a day for a minimum of six weeks.
Precautions
Do not take Minocycline tablets: •if you are allergic to minocycline hydrochloride, other similar antibiotics (such as tetracycline or doxycycline) or any other ingredients of this medicine. •if you havehad complete kidneyfailure. •if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. •if you are giving it to a child under 12 years old.