Hi post pregnency i am getting lot of cystic acne on my whole body, the dermatologist has suggested me M - Plus 100 (Minocycline Hydrochloride capsules).I want to know is it safe to consume these capsules as i am breast feeding the baby,will there be any effects on him. Thank

Question (Posted on :  09 May 2010 )


Hi post pregnency i am getting lot of cystic acne on my whole body, the dermatologist has suggested me M - Plus 100 (Minocycline Hydrochloride capsules).I want to know is it safe to consume these capsules as i am breast feeding the baby,will there be any effects on him. Thank you

Doctor's Response (Posted on : 09 May 2010 )


dear patient Minocycline hydrochloride, also known as minocycline, is a broad spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, and has a broader spectrum than the other members of the group. It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic side effect of Minocycline may cause upset stomach, diarrhea, dizziness, unsteadiness, drowsiness, headache and vomiting. Minocycline can reduce the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. Prolonged use of Minocycline over an extended period of time can lead to blue-gray skin (permanent blue discoloration of gums) or teeth discoloration. feal free for more Q


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