Minoz 100 Mg
USA Brand Name
About the brand Minoz 100
Minoz 100 is brand of Sun pharmaceuticals having salt Minocycline Hydrochloride. It is manufactured by Rexcin Pharmaceuticals and marketed by Sun Pharmaceuticals in India.
About the drug Minoz 100
The drug Minoz 100 is Tetracycline based antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections in skin like acne, respiratory tract and in some cases urinary tract infections as well. It is highly lipid soluble antibi.ic because of which it can penetrate prostrate and brain easily. It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic drug.
Manufacturer of Minoz 100
Minoz 100 is manufactured by Sun pharmaceutical.
Strengths and Dosage of Minoz 100
Minoz 100 is available in strength of 100 mg of minocycline hydrochloride
USA Brands equal to Minoz 100
Minocin is the USA brand equivalent to Minoz 100 available in USA markets.
Uses of Minocycline Hydrochloride, the salt in Minoz 100.
Minocycline hydrochloride is broad spectrum tetracycline based antibiotic. It is used for a wide range of bacterial infections such as of respiratory tract, skin like acne, and in some cases urinary tract infections as well.
How Minoz 100 works?
Minoz 100 having salt Minocycline Hydrochloride works by interfering with protein synthesis in bacteria. It blocks the growth of bacteria by non-production of proteins required for bacterial growth. Thus, bacteria can neither grow and nor spread in the body.
How to take Minoz 100
Take the drug with a full glass of water, as directed by your doctor. It can be taken with or without food.
Minoz 100 is a tetracycline based antibiotic. Thus, the dose depends upon the conditions of patients and varies from patient to patient. However, correct dose depends upon a doctor’s prescription.
How long Vigora 100 should be continued?
Take it as long as directed by your physician. Continuity of medicine depends upon your doctor’s advice.
Dose of Minoz 100 missed?
Take the drug immediately as soon as you remember. Do not overdose yourself, take the next dose and skip the dose if dose for next time period is near.
Drug Interactions for Minocycline Hydrochloride
More than 300 drug interactions have been noted or known with use of Minocycline hydrochloride.
It may interact with aspirin, amphetamine, esomeprazole, fluoxetine etc.
When NOT to take Minoz 100
Do not take Minoz 100, if,
- You have an allergy to any ingredients in Minoz 100
- You are under treatment of drugs with which Minoz 100 interacts
- You have other diseases and taking medicine for same (Inform your doctor about your medical history)
Side effects / Adverse Effects of Minoz 100
Side effects associated with use of minocycline include upset stomach, diarrhea, dizziness, unsteadiness, drowsiness, mouth sores, headache and vomiting. It increases sensitivity to sunlight. and might affect the quality of sleep causing sleep disorders.
Overdose side effects of the Minocycline Hydrochloride or Minoz 100
Prolonged usage or overdose may result in skin complications such as skin discoloration, muscle, and joint pain.
General information about Minoz 100
- It may interfere with your alertness. Hence it is not advisable to drive or work on machinery if you feel even slight dizziness while taking the dosage. Avoid alcohol while taking Minoz 100
- It may result in increasing the sensitivity of skin in certain people. Hence inform your doctor immediately if you feel any changes