Antimicrobials
Minocycline

Minocycline

Low
Excellent
Oral: <$1/day IV: nonform - $326/day

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  • Stenotrophomonas maltophila infections
  • Mild Staphylococcal infections (SSTIs) or suppression
  • Acne
  • Multidrug resistant Acinetobacter spp infections
  • Vertigo and ataxia
  • GI intolerance (dose related)
  • Worsening azotemia in patient with renal failure
  • Hepatotoxicity
  • Esophageal irritation
  • Photosensitivity
  • Skin and mucosal hyperpigmentation (blue-black, kind of grayish) with long term use
  • Pseudotumor cerebri (rare)
  • Lupus-like syndrome manifested by arthralgia, myalgia
  • Aggravation of myasthenia gravis

Divalent and trivalent cations - separate administration by 4 hours