Minocycline (Minocin®, Dynacin®, Vectrin®) - A - Detailing from Skin Therapy Letter

 

Minocycline (Minocin®, Dynacin®, Vectrin®)

 

 

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INDICATIONS

 

 

Labeled Indications Off-Label Uses
Dermatologic Dermatologic Dermatologic Dermatologic
  • Acne vulgaris
  • Inflammatory acne go to acneguide.ca
  • Anthrax
  • Chancroid
  • Granuloma inguinale
  • Lymphogranuloma venerum
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Syphilis
  • Yaws
  • Roscaea go to rosaceaguide.ca
  • Perioral dermatitis
  • Leprosy
  • Abscess
  • Impetigo
  • Pyoderma
  • Furunclosis
  • Bullous pemphigoid (combined with Nicotinamide)
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
  • Linear IgA Bullous disease
Non-dermatologic  
  • Arthritis
  • rheumatoid
 

What is the Diagnosis?


  Is it
Acne?
Is it
Rosacea?
Is it
SebDerm?
Is it
Perioral
Dermatitis?
Is it
Systemic lupus?
Comodones + - - - -
Papules + + - + +/-
Pustules + + - +/- -
Cysts + +/- - - -
Scars + - - - (+ discoid)
Flushing - + - - -
Background redness/
telangiectasias
- + + + +
Vesicles - - - + -
Scaling - - + +/- -

Drug Activity Against Acne Lesions


  Comodones Inflamed papules Pustules Cysts/nodules Scars
Retinoids - topical + + + +/- +
Benzoyl peroxide + + + +/- -
Antibiotics - topical - + + + -
Antibiotics - oral - + + ++ -
OCP - + + ++ -
Isotretinoin + + + +++++ -

Factors Influencing Treatment Choices in Acne



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Comodonal Acne



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Inflammatory Acne



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