MINOCYCLINE FOAM - TOPICAL
COMMON BRAND NAME(S): Amzeeq
Although these effects are unlikely when this medication is applied to the skin, serious side effects have occurred in rare cases when Minocycline is taken by mouth. Tell your medical provider right away if you have any serious side effects, including:
In rare cases, Minocycline may cause a serious increase in pressure inside the skull, or intracranial hypertension (IH). The risk of this side effect is greater for women of childbearing age who are overweight or who have had IH in the past. If IH develops, it usually goes away after Minocycline is stopped; however, there is a chance of permanent vision loss or blindness. Get medical help right away if you experience:
A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including:
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. If you notice other effects not listed above, request a callback for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or at www.fda.gov/medwatch.
If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms—such as passing out or trouble breathing—call 911. If symptoms from taking this medication are less severe, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222 right away. This medicine may be harmful if swallowed.
Do not share this medication with others.
If you miss a dose, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
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