Minocycline 100mg Tablets

Minocycline belongs to a group of antibiotics called tetracyclines.

It may be used to treat a wide range of infections caused by bacteria which are sensitive to minocycline including:

  • eye, ear, nose and throat infections
  • respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia, bronchitis, lung abscess or bronchiectasis
  • urinary tract or prostate infections
  • soft tissue and skin infections, including the treatment of acne
  • nocardiosis (an infection affecting the lungs or whole body)
  • gonorrhoea {a sexually transmitted disease)
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • preventative treatment for meningitis carriers
  • preventative treatment before and after surgery.

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Therapeutic indications for Minocycline 100mg Tablets

Minocycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic used for the treatment of infections caused by tetracycline-sensitive organisms. Some tetracycline-resistant strains of staphylococci are also sensitive.

It is indicated for the treatment of the following infections:

  •  Gonorrhoea
  •  Non-gonococcal urethritis
  •  Prostatitis
  •  Moderate to severe acne; use in moderate acne only if topical treatment is ineffective, if acne is extensive or hard to reach and if there is a high risk of scarring.
  •  Acute and chronic bronchitis
  •  Bronchiectasis
  •  Lung abscess
  •  Pneumonia
  •  Ear, nose and throat infections
  •  Urinary tract infections
  •  Pelvic inflammatory disease e.g. salpingitis, oophoritis.
  •  Skin and soft tissue infections caused by minocycline sensitive organisms
  •  Ophthalmological infections
  •  Nocardiosis
  •  Prophylactic treatment of asymptomatic meningococcal carriers
  •  Pre and post-operative prophylaxis of infection.

Minocycline should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria.

Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.

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