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Minocin - Minocycline - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions

Minocin (minocycline) drug information, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and warnings. Minocin, generic drug name minocycline, is an antibiotic also used as a DMARD (disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug). Minocin is used to treat mild rheumatoid arthritis and other rheumatic conditions.
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Does Minocycline Function As An Antibiotic If Used To Treat Arthritis?
Some people have had good results while taking minocycline for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis.

Antibiotic Treatment for Rheumatoid Arthritis
Minocycline was once a popular treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.

Doxycycline May Slow Progression Of Osteoarthritis
Doxycycline may prevent progression of osteoarthritis. More studies are needed.

Review: The New Arthritis Breakthrough
Focuses on antibiotic treatment for rheumatoid arthritis and related diseases.

ACR Patient Education: Minocycline (Minocin)
Minocycline (Minocin) is a member of the tetracycline group of antibiotics. Although it has not been proven that infections cause rheumatoid arthritis, minocycline may improve the signs and symptoms of this disease. Minocycline is prescribed for patients with symptoms of mild rheumatoid arthritis, from ACR.

Minocycline In Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis
An assessment of the use of minocycline to treat rheumatoid arthritis, by drdoc.

The Tetracyclines And Hypothesis Of Rheumatoid Arthritis
The theory and hypothesis behind tetracycline used to treat rheumatoid arthritis, from drdoc.

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