(minocycline hydrochloride) Pellet-Filled Capsules
Minocycline is used to treat a wide variety of infections, including acne. This medication belongs to the class of antibiotics known as tetracyclines. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections.
To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of MINOCIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Pellet-Filled Capsules and other antibacterial drugs, MINOCIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Pellet-Filled Capsules should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by bacteria.
MINOCIN® Pellet-Filled Capsules for oral administration contain pellets of minocycline HCl equivalent to 50 mg and 100 mg of minocycline in microcrystalline cellulose.