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 (mĭn′ə-sī′klēn′, -klĭn)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C23H27N3O7, derived from tetracycline and used usually in the form of its hydrochloride.

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Noun1.minocycline - tetracycline antibiotic (trade name Minocin) used to treat a variety of bacterial and rickettsial infections
Achromycin, tetracycline - an antibiotic (trade name Achromycin) derived from microorganisms of the genus Streptomyces and used broadly to treat infections
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n minociclina
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Deng's laboratory is conducting additional pre-clinical studies using the human-derived stem cells from Down syndrome patients and mouse models to determine whether cellular and behavioral abnormalities can be improved with minocycline therapy and other candidate drugs.
Four of the children had a history of receiving minocycline before hospitalization.
In all studies other than the current one intermittent drainage was performed and drainage systems were used without leaving any residue.8914 It was reported that the risk of UTIs could be reduced with urinary catheters implanted for a short term and the use of antibiotics constituting a synergistic antimicrobial spectrum in silicone materials.15 It was demonstrated that the efficacy of antibiotic-coated silicones in the urinary system was only on the catheter and that it was not effective against planktonic (suspended) microorganisms.4 While Minocycline is a protein synthesis inhibitor Rifampin impacts the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA)-associated ribonucleic acid (RNA) polymerase upon inhibiting it.
Systemic antibiotics, most commonly minocycline 100 mg twice daily for 30 days or doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for 30 days, are safe and effective for CRP.
Minocycline treatment for confluent & reticulate papilomatosis 1996, 57, 454-7.
Treatment with the two antioxidants did not alter this pattern of activity; only the size of the peak in the evening was modified in the presence of minocycline and AA treated groups.
Murray has ordered minocycline, a related tetracycline-class antibiotic, to replace doxycycline for the tick-borne ehrlichiosis and anaplasmosis that he commonly sees in southern Arizona, as well as for treating kennel cough.
One potential candidate medication is minocycline, particularly because of its ability to inhibit the expression of matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs).
Several studies have investigated the role of minocycline on inhibiting or altering microglial activation.
They have also been able to show that the antibiotic minocycline inhibits the degradation and that treatment in adolescence can be linked to a reduced risk of developing schizophrenia.
BioPharmX announced that the last patient in the company's Phase 2b clinical trial of BPX-041, a novel topical gel formulation of fully solubilized minocycline for the treatment of papulopustular rosacea, has completed their last clinical visit.