Treating certain infections. It may also be used with other medicines to treat severe acne. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

Minocin Kit is a tetracycline antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of certain bacteria and allowing the body’s immune system to kill them.minocin

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  • Minocin Kit
  • Applies to minocycline: oral capsule, oral capsule extended release, oral suspension, oral tablet, oral tablet extended release

    Other dosage forms:

    intravenous powder for solution
    In addition to its needed effects, some unwanted effects may be caused by minocycline (the active ingredient contained in Minocin). In the event that any of these side effects do occur, they may require medical attention.

    You should check with your doctor immediately if any of these side effects occur when taking minocycline:

    Incidence not known
    Black, tarry stools
    blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
    blood in the urine or stools
    blurred or double vision
    bulging soft spot on the head of an infant
    chest pain, possibly moving to the left arm, neck, or shoulder
    dizziness or lightheadedness
    eye pain
    fast heartbeat
    general feeling of discomfort or illness
    general tiredness and weakness
    hives, itching, or skin rash
    joint or muscle pain
    large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
    loss of appetite
    nausea or vomiting
    red skin lesions, often with a purple center
    severe headache
    severe stomach pain
    sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
    troubled breathing
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    upper right abdominal or stomach pain
    yellow eyes and skin
    Some of the side effects that can occur with minocycline may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    Less common
    Continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears
    difficulty with moving
    hearing loss
    hives or welts
    muscle stiffness
    redness of the skin
    sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
    Incidence not known
    discoloration of the tooth
    increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight
    severe sunburn
  • Minocin (minocycline hydrochloride) capsule, coated pellets General dosage information for the active ingredient contained in Minocin: Minocycline (oral suspension, oral capsule, oral tablet, oral tablet, extended release, intravenous powder for injection, oral and topical kit) Please confirm that the medication forms on the dosage document(s) above are relevant for the specific drug you are interested in.
  • Acne

    Minocycline is a tetracycline antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Minocycline is used to treat many different bacterial infections, such as urinary tract infections, respiratory infections, skin infections, severe acne, gonorrhea, tick fever, chlamydia, and others. Minocycline may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.