Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Cleeravue-M
  2. Dynacin
  3. Minocin
  4. Myrac
  5. Solodyn
  6. Ximino

Descriptions


Minocycline is used to treat pimples and red bumps (non-nodular inflammatory lesions) that occur with moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older.

Minocycline belongs to the class of medicines known as tetracycline antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, this medicine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Tablet, Extended Release
  • Tablet
  • Capsule
  • Suspension