Rarely will this drug cause a very severe allergic reaction. If you see white patches in your mouth, a change in the discharge from your cervix, or any other new symptoms, speak with your doctor right away. If you experience any of the following, seek medical attention right away: a severe or persistent headache; vision changes (such as double or blurred vision; decreased vision; sudden blindness); or nausea or persistent vomiting. But you should seek medical attention right away if you experience any serious allergic reaction symptoms, such as a persistent fever, new or worsening lymph node swelling, rash, itching or swelling (especially of the face, tongue, or throat), severe dizziness, or difficulty breathing. IH usually goes away once minocycline is stopped, but there is a chance of blindness or long-term vision loss. Inform your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if any of these side effects persist or get worse. Use of anti-diarrhea or opioid medications should be avoided if you have these symptoms as they could exacerbate them. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist. For medical advice about side effects in Canada, contact your doctor. For medical advice about side effects in the US, call your doctor. Several users report no significant side effects from this medication. Intracranial hypertension, or IH, is a rare but serious increase in pressure inside the skull brought on by minocycline. It is possible to experience nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lightheadedness, dizziness, or a sensation of spinning. Remember that this medication has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. If you experience diarrhea that doesn't stop, abdominal or stomach pain or cramping, or blood or mucus in your stool, call your doctor right away. If you experience any serious side effects, such as painful or difficult swallowing, hearing changes (such as ringing in the ears, decreased hearing), joint stiffness, pain, or swelling, indications of kidney or liver problems (such as change in amount of urine, pink urine), loss of appetite, stomach/abdominal pain, yellowing of the eyes or skin, dark urine, or yellow-gray skin, lips, or gums, you should contact your doctor right away. The risk of this side effect is greater for women of childbearing age who are overweight or who have had IH in the past. A few weeks to several months after the end of the treatment, this condition may develop. The list of potential side effects presented here is not exhaustive. Rarely, a severe intestinal condition brought on by the bacteria C. difficile may be brought on by this medication. It's possible to develop oral thrush or a new yeast infection if you use this medication frequently or for extended periods of time. You can contact the FDA to report side effects at 1-800-FDA-1088 or online at www.fda.gov/medwatch. Contact Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345 to report side effects.
Without your doctor's permission, you should never start, stop, or modify the dosage of any medications. Drug interactions could alter how your medications function or raise the possibility of serious negative side effects. Keep a list of everything you use, including prescription, over-the-counter, and herbal products, and give it to your doctor and pharmacist. Inform all of your doctors and lab personnel that you are using this medication. Also, see the section on how to use. Strontium, retinoid medications taken orally (such as acitretin, isotretinoin), and others may interact with this medication. All possible drug interactions are not covered in this document. This medication may skew the results of some lab tests, including those measuring urine catecholamine levels.
If you're unsure, request a list of these medications from your doctor or pharmacist. Avoid tanning beds, the sun, and sunlamps. Pseudotumor cerebri is another name for benign intracranial hypertension. If you experience bloody stools, persistent diarrhea, or watery diarrhea, contact your doctor right away. Vertigo, lightheadedness, and other central nervous system side effects may disappear during or after stopping minocycline therapy. Consult your doctor if you're expecting about the dangers of taking minocycline during pregnancy. immune system responses, such as hepatitis, a lupus-like syndrome, and vasculitis, an inflammation of the blood or lymph vessels. infection of the digestive tract (pseudomembranous colitis). Minocycline can make your skin sensitive to the sun and the light from sunlamps and tanning beds. The liver, lungs, kidneys, and heart may all suffer as a result of allergic reactions and severe rashes that are brought on by minocycline. You might experience vertigo (a spinning sensation) or feel lightheaded or woozy after taking minocycline. Minocycline may permanently turn a baby or child's teeth yellow-grey-brown during tooth development. Minocycline should not be used during tooth development. teeth staining that lasts forever. While outdoors and exposed to the sun, cover up. All antibiotics, including minocycline, have the potential to cause pseudomembranous colitis. severe liver issues Serious rash and allergic reactions. There could be severe side effects, such as harm to an unborn child. These can occasionally result in fatalities. If you experience any of the following signs of liver disease: fatigue, diarrhea, yellowing of the skin or the whites of your eyes, unexplained bleeding, confusion, sleepiness, or effects on the central nervous system, stop taking minocycline and contact your doctor right away. If you experience any of the following side effects, stop taking minocycline and seek medical attention right away: skin rash, hives, sores in your mouth, blisters, or peeling skin swelling in your face, eyes, lips, tongue, or throat difficulty swallowing or breathing Do not take minocycline if you are allergic to medications in the tetracycline class. If you experience vision loss, blurred vision, or strange headaches, stop taking minocycline and contact your doctor right away. If you experience a fever, rash, joint pain, or generalized weakness, call your doctor right away. This is a condition where there is high pressure in the fluid around the brain. This swelling may lead to vision changes and permanent vision loss. Between birth and the age of eight, tooth development occurs during the second half of pregnancy. Long-term use of the acne medication minocycline can have adverse effects on the immune system. You might experience severe sunburn. Until you understand how this medication affects you, you shouldn't drive or operate risky machinery. Your doctor may order tests to look for immune system responses in your blood.