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CYCLOXIN 100mg Tablet 10s

Minocycline (HCl):100mg | Tetracyclines

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Manufactured / Marketed By : Medicure Product Form : TabletPack Size : 10sIngredients : Minocycline (HCl):100mgGeneric Category : Tetracyclines

How it works

CYCLOXIN 100mg Tablet 10s works to treat infections by preventing the growth and spread of bacteria. It works to treat acne by killing the bacteria that infects pores and decreasing a certain natural oily substance that causes acne.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for CYCLOXIN 100mg Tablet 10s

  • Diarrhea severe
  • Dizziness severe
  • Loss of appetite severe
  • Headache severe
  • Hearing impairment
  • Tooth discoloration
  • vIncreased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight

Uses of CYCLOXIN 100mg Tablet 10s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Bacterial infections

    This medicine is used in the treatment of bacterial infections like Rocky Mountain spotted fever, respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, and cholera.

  • Acne vulgaris

    This medicine is used along with other medicines for the treatment of Acne vulgaris, which is a type of skin disease that causes pimples, only if topical treatment is ineffective.

  • Meningococcal Meningitis

    This medicine is used as a prophylactic treatment for Meningococcal Meningitis (a serious bacterial infection of the thin layer surrounding the brain and spinal cord) only when there is a high risk of this disease.

  • Skin and Structure Infection

    This medicine is used in the treatment of skin and structure infection like cellulitis, wound infection, or a cutaneous abscess caused by Streptococcus pyogenes and Staphylococcus aureus.

  • Chancroid

    This medicine is used in the treatment of chancroid which is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection characterized by painful genital ulcers.

  • Gonococcal infection

    This medicine is used in the treatment of a gonococcal infection which is a sexually transmitted bacterial infection caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is not clinically established.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendency has been reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to CYCLOXIN 100mg Tablet 10s or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women.

General Warnings
  • Photosensitivity

    This medicine may increase the risk of sunburn reaction. It is advised that you do not get exposed to sunlight while receiving this medicine. Patients should be counseled about these reactions and should discontinue the treatment if any symptoms of skin rash appear.

  • Hearing loss

    This medicine may cause hearing loss and should be used with extreme caution in patients with auditory impairment. Close monitoring of hearing function is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Teeth discoloration

    This medicine may cause teeth discoloration in the children.

  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children less than 8 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

  • Drug resistance

    Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of developing bacteria that are drug-resistant.

  • Driving or operating machinery

    UseUse of this medicine may cause lightheadedness, blurred vision, dizziness, etc. in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

  • Hypersensitivity reactions

    This medicine may cause anaphylaxis or serious hypersensitivity reactions such as erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome, skin rashes, etc. in some patients. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

  • Intracranial hypertension

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with intracranial hypertension (increased fluid pressure within the spaces that surround the brain and spinal cord) due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate corrective measures, dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Warfarin moderate
  • Ethinyl Estradiol moderate
  • Digoxin moderate
  • Calcium gluconate moderate
  • Live cholera vaccine severe
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients having a history of gastrointestinal diseases, particularly colitis, since it may worsen the patient's condition. Report any incidence of severe diarrhea, abdominal pain, blood in stools, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Report any undesired side effects to the doctor on priority. Close monitoring of liver function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be necessary based on the clinical condition of the patient.

Food interactions
  • It is recommended not to take this medicine with iron and calcium preparations since these preparations may reduce the absorption of the medicine and alter the desired therapeutic effects. Maintain a time gap of at least 3 to 4 hours in between such preparations and this medicine to avoid interaction.

General Instructions

Take this medicine exactly as instructed by your doctor. Drink an adequate amount of water to prevent irritation. Do not take it in larger or smaller quantities than prescribed/advised. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Report any severe undesired side effects to the doctor immediately. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver CYCLOXIN 100mg Tablet 10s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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