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
Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: = 318 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Actavis US
Pill Identification: MINOCYCLINE 100 DAN 5695 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: C 78 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Torrent Pharma, Inc
Pill Identification: RX696 RX696 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93 3167 93 3167,TEVA 3167 
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Minocycline 100mg Cap
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Pill Identification: 93 3167 93 3167,TEVA 3167 

What is this Medicine?

MINOCYCLINE (mi noe SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial 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: 683820318
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

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

Storage Information
Protect from light
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Minocycline Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule
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Zydus Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc
Pill Identification: = 318 
Shape: capsule
Color: maroon,pink

Reported Side Effects for Minocycline Hydrochloride 100mg Capsule

Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
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
Hives Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
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 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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