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Drug Name:

SOLODYN Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Minocycline (as HCl) 45mg, 90mg, 135mg; ext-rel tabs.

Company:
Medicis Pharmaceuticals Corp

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for SOLODYN:

Inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne.

Adult:

Swallow whole. Give once daily for up to 12 weeks. Dose based on weight: approximately 1mg/kg. 45–59kg: 45mg. 60–90kg: 90mg. 91–136kg: 135mg. Renal impairment: reduce dose or extend dosing intervals.

Children:

Not recommended.

Warnings/Precautions:

Not interchangeable with other minocycline products. Renal or hepatic impairment. Monitor blood, renal, or hepatic function. Pregnancy (Cat.D), nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Antacids, iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium, urinary alkalinizers reduce absorption. Avoid penicillins, methoxyflurane, isotretinoin. Monitor PT with oral anticoagulants. May antagonize oral contraceptives.

Pharmacological Class:

Tetracycline antibiotic.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, fatigue, dizziness, GI upset, rash, increased BUN, hepatotoxicity, tinnitus, tooth discoloration, pseudotumor cerebri, photosensitivity, hyperpigmentation, autoimmune syndromes.

How Supplied:

Tabs—30, 90, 100

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