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Minocycline

Description

Minocycline is a semi-synthetic derivative of tetracycline. Minocycline inhibits protein synthesis in susceptible bacteria. In common with other tetracyclines it is primarily bacteriostatic and has a similar spectrum of activity to other tetracyclines.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
A01AB23
Minocycline
A Alimentary tract and metabolism → A01 Stomatological preparations → A01A Stomatological preparations → A01AB Antiinfectives and antiseptics for local oral treatment
D10AF07
Minocycline
D Dermatologicals → D10 Anti-acne preparations → D10A Anti-acne preparations for topical use → D10AF Antiinfectives for treatment of acne
J01AA08
Minocycline
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J01 Antibacterials for systemic use → J01A Tetracyclines → J01AA Tetracyclines

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Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
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MINOCYCLINE Film-coated tablet
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK
ARESTIN Powder for solution for injection
MPI, US: SPL/Old
US
ACNAMINO MR Capsule
MPI, EU: SmPC
UK