Minocycline Hydrochloride Oral Capsule 100Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Minocycline Hydrochloride: Oral capsule (100mg)

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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MINOCYCLINE 100 DAN 5695 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: RX696 RX696 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 3167 93 3167,TEVA 3167 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93 3167 93 3167,TEVA 3167 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap

What is this Medicine?

MINOCYCLINE (mi noe SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Minocycline Hydrochloride: Oral capsule(100mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Minocycline Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule

NDC: 005915695
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Yaws, Anthrax, Chancroid, Urethritis, Chlamydial Conjunctivitis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Non-gonococcal Urethritis (NGU), Rickettsial Pox, Syphilis, Chlamydia Infection, Actinomycosis, Q Fever, Cellulitis, Psittacosis, Listeriosis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Mycobacterium Marinum Infection, Lymphogranuloma Venereum, Campylobacter Fetus Infections, Meningococcal Infection Prophylaxis, Bartonellosis, Cholera, Murine Typhus, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Brucellosis, Necrotizing Ulcerative Gingivitis, Relapsing Fever, Bronchitis, Granuloma Inguinale, Cervicitis, Gonorrhea, Proctitis, Tularemia, Amebiasis, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Plague

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Orthopedic Device-related Infection, Bone And Joint Infections, Dental Infection, Endodontic Infection, Dentoalveolar Infection, Osteomyelitis, Prostatitis, Pemphigus, Periodontitis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Minocycline Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_10751.JPG
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: MINOCYCLINE 100 DAN 5695 
Shape: capsule
Color: gray,yellow

Reported Side Effects for Minocycline Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule

Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
6.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
9.0-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
30.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
30.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
30.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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