Minocycline – What Does Is It?
Minocycline belongs to the class of medications called tetracycline antibiotics. It is used to treat infections caused by certain types of bacteria. It is most commonly used to treat certain types of skin infections, urinary tract infections, gallbladder infections, and respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis, pneumonia, and sinusitis.
It’s particularly effective in treating acne that can develop as a result of steroid usage.
The usual recommended adult dose of minocycline is 100 mg for the first dose, followed by 50-100 mg every 12 hours.