Minogen 100mg Tablets





Minogen 100mg Tablets  is a tetracycline antibiotic with activity against many gram-negative and gram-positive organisms. Minogen 100mg Tablets  is inactive against viruses and fungi. In general, minocycline is the most lipid soluble and is considered the most active of the tetracycline group. Like doxycycline, minocycline is considered a long-acting tetracycline. Because of its lipid solubility, minocycline attains concentrations in the tears and saliva sufficient to eradicate the meningococcal carrier state. Minocycline is equivalent to doxycycline in the treatment of nongonococcal urethritis and mucopurulent cervicitis, but causes fewer adverse effects than doxycycline. Minocycline also has activity against some bacteria that are resistant to other tetracyclines. It has recently been shown to be effective in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Minocycline was approved by the FDA in 1971. Minogen 100mg Tablets  is generally bacteriostatic against most organisms, although high concentrations of tetracyclines may be bactericidal. Bacteriostatic action appears to be a result of reversible binding to ribosomal units of susceptible organisms and inhibition of protein synthesis


Minogen 100mg Tablets  is primarily indicated in conditions like Acne, Bacterial infections, Cholera, Gonorrhoea, Granulomatous disease, Nocardiosis, Respiratory tract infections, Syphilis, and can also be given in adjunctive therapy as an alternative drug of choice in Acne vulgaris, Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (refractory to other treatment), Meningitis.


Minogen 100mg Tablets  is contraindicated in conditions like Systemic lupus erythematosus.

Side Effects

The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Minogen 100mg Tablets , which give rise to further complications include Stevens johnson syndrome, Stevens johnson syndrome.The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Minogen 100mg Tablets  are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Dizziness, Vertigo, Fever, Erythema, Photosensitivity, Nausea and vomiting, Exfoliative dermatitis, Vestibular dysfunction, dizziness.


Minogen 100mg Tablets should be used with caution (if contains tartrazine) in patients with aspirin hypersensitivity, because it may cause allergic reactions (including bronchial asthma). Take appropriate measures if secondary infection occurs. Perform periodic lab.evaluation of organ system (e.g. liver or kidney) in case of long term therapy.


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