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Minocin is a tetracycline antibiotic used with other medication for the treatment of acne. It is a prescription only medication available after a doctor's consultation. At HealthExpress, we have discontinued Minocin orders. If you would like alternative treatment, you can complete a consultation for either Oxytetracycline tablets or Duac solution and wait for our doctor to review your details. Another option is to visit a doctor in-person for further information.
HealthExpress have discontinued Minocin orders, however, there are other prescription acne options. We also offer Oxytetracycline in the form of tablets or Duac solution for acne. For women, Dianette oral contraceptive can also be used for acne. If you are unsure regarding your acne treatment, you can complete a free consultation here or visit a doctor in-person.
Minocin (also referred to as minocycline) is an effective acne treatment. It contains the active ingredient minocycline hydrochloride, which is a form of antibiotic called a tetracycline. It works by interfering with the bacteria associated with acne, stopping them from growing and multiplying, this then enables the body's natural defences to remove them effectively. Minocin is administered in the form of a 100mg capsule and can be used by men and women over the age of 18 with acne.
The active ingredient, minocycline hydrochloride, effectively treats acne by targeting the bacteria responsible for the infection. By preventing these bacteria from producing proteins, the minocycline stops them from multiplying and growing. This means the infection is unable to spread and the body's natural immune system is able to kill off the remaining bacteria and end the infection.
Minocycline targets the bacteria propionibacterium acnes, which as the name suggests is the main bacteria associated with the appearance of acne. Spots are caused by inflamed and irritated sebaceous glands due to the buildup of dirt and bacteria beneath the skin. Minocycline can help to reduce this inflammation, so the skin is able to heal.
There are a number of significant benefits that can be experienced when taking Minocin capsules. These include:
Minocin is available in the form of capsules, in a 100 mg dosage. Using these tablets when treating acne are quite straightforward.
You should be aware that no acne medication is an instantaneous treatment and it may take several weeks before you start to notice improvement in the condition of your skin. If you do not see immediate improvement, you shouldn't feel disheartened and should continue to take the capsules until the course of treatment is finished. If you complete the full course of treatment and still have not seen an improvement, you should speak to your doctor.
Though Minocin is a safe antibiotic drug, it is only available on prescription because it is not considered to be safe for everyone. Certain medical conditions circumstances may mean you will not be prescribed this medication. In these cases, an alternative may be offered. Therefore, there are some precautions that should be considered before taking Minocin.
You should disclose any other relevant medical information during your online consultation if you would like to buy Minocin, this is to ensure our doctor can make an informed decision when prescribing the treatment for you.
As with most medications, there are some potential side effects that may occur when taking Minocin. Common side effects can include:
Far less common side effects can possibly include muscle stiffness, hearing loss, hives, and drowsiness. Any potential side effects that could occur whilst taking Minocin are generally mild in nature, if they even occur at all. If any side effects persist, it is recommended that you talk to a doctor or your local GP.