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Manufacturer: Ipca Laboratories
Disease(s): Infections / Acne / Gonorrhea / Tick Fever / Chlamydia
Minocycline is used for treatment of certain infections.
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What is Minocycline?
Minocycline, a drug whose active ingredient is minocycline hydrochloride dihydrate, belongs to the group of tetracycline antibiotics. It has pronounced bacteriostatic properties, is able to accumulate in the sebaceous glands by passing through lipid strains of microorganisms.
Minocycline effectively enters the tissues and organs — no later than 40 minutes after oral administration, the medication is present in therapeutic volumes in the spleen, kidneys, spleen, ascites and pleural fluids, eye tissues, frontal sinuses and synovial exudate.
The ability of minocycline to accumulate in bone tissue, as well as in the reticuloendothelial system, has been established. Excipients: low molecular weight povidone, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate, potato starch, lactose monohydrate.
The drug is molded into gelatin capsules with yellow powder of 50 and 10 mg, the body of which is equipped with a white lid. In the manufacture of capsules used quinoline dye, titanium dioxide and the dye ‘sunny sunset’ (E110).
Indications for use
The medication is indicated for the following diseases:
- typhoid fever,
- typhoid fever
- skin infections
- cholera plague
- respiratory tract infections
- cervical canal infections,
The use of Minocycline should be due to the sensitivity of pathogenic microorganisms. In the case of severe and very severe forms of acne, the drug is prescribed in addition to the applicable therapeutic regimen. Before using minocycline, serotyping is recommended to reduce the risk of resistance. In this regard, as well as to avoid the disease of meningitis, prophylactic administration of the drug is not recommended.
Method of use and dosage
The drug should be taken orally, after meals, with water.
It is advisable to determine the daily dose of the drug by the doctor. The average daily dose of Minocycline for an adult is 100-200 mg. It is necessary to prevent exceeding the maximum daily dose of more than 400 mg. For children over the age of 8, the first daily dose of 4 mg / kg is recommended, in the future, 2 mg / kg should be taken every 12 hours.
It is also recommended to observe the initial dose for adult patients. The initial volume of the drug can be 200 mg per day. Then, on the following days of the treatment course, 100 mg of minocycline should be taken twice a day every 12 hours.
In case of acne, the duration of the treatment course is 1.5 to 3 months. The daily dose of the drug is 50 mg, or 1 capsule with a volume of 50 mg. It should be noted that, as part of the treatment course with the use of Minocycline in blood plasma, an increase in urea level due to anti-anabolic effect is possible. Persons who do not suffer from renal dysfunction can not withdraw the medication. Patients with renal failure need to monitor the level of creatinine and urea in the blood to prevent the occurrence of acidosis, hyperphosphatemia and azotemia. The daily dose of the drug in such circumstances should not exceed 200 mg.
The use of Minocycline is contraindicated in the following cases:
- liver and kidney failure,
- glucose galactose malabsorption,
- severe leukopenia
- systemic lupus erythematosus,
- hypersensitivity to minocycline and tetracyclines, during pregnancy and lactation,
- lactose intolerance,
- co-administration with roaccutane or isotretinoin,
- children under 8 years old.
Minocycline is strictly prohibited for use with any type of alcohol. In case of hepatic or renal failure, use in small doses, together with hepatotoxic drugs.
An overdose of the drug should be avoided. The most characteristic symptoms of an overdose are vomiting and dizziness. Since the antidote for Minocycline has not been developed, it is advisable to stop taking the medication when persistent symptoms of an overdose appear. The use of hemodialysis in most cases is ineffective, since the amount of drug excreted as a result of this procedure is insignificant. It is necessary to apply symptomatic therapy.