General Information on Solodyn ER
Solodyn ER is an extended release tetracycline antibiotic. It is indicated for he treatment of inflammatory lesions caused by moderate to severe acne. The generic name of this drug is Minocycline. This drug is available as Solodyn ER 90mg tablet.
This medication works by slowing the growth of certain bacteria which allows the body’s immune system to kill them. You can only buy Solodyn ER as per a doctor’s prescription.
Side effects of Solodyn ER
You should not buy Solodyn ER online if :
- You are taking acitretin, isotretinoin, methoxyflurane, a liver oral typhoid vaccine or penicillin antibiotics
- You have hypersensitivity to Minocycline
Before you buy Solodyn ER, inform your doctor if you have any of the following:
- Asthma or an autoimmune disorder such as lupus
- Liver or kidney problems
- History of vision problems
- Allergy to medicines, foods or other substances
Some of the common side effects of this drug are:
- Mild diarrhea
- Stomach pain
You should consult your doctor immediately if your experience any of the following side effects:
- Persistent heartburn
- Severe diarrhea
- Swollen skin or glands
- Symptoms of pancreatitis
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
Pregnant women should avoid Solodyn ER since it harms the fetus. Nursing mothers should avoid this medicine since it gets excreted in breast milk and causes permanent discoloring of the teeth in a nursing baby.
Dosage of Solodyn ER
A patient should follow the directions of using this medicine as provided by a doctor or an information leaflet available with this medicine. The recommended dose is to swallow one tablet of Solodyn ER 90 mg a day with a full glass (240ml) of water. It is better for a patient to take this medicine at the same time each day. Additional monitoring of dose is needed if a patient is taking vitamins/minerals, anticoagulants, birth control ills, ergot derivatives, or urinary alkalinizers.
This medicine may be taken on an empty stomach or with food. However, to reduce risk of esophagus irritation taking this medicine with food is advisable. A patient should continue taking Solodyn ER 90mg if he or she is feeling better. A patient should not take medicine that have magnesium, calcium or zinc, bismuth or urinary alkalinizers should be taken within 2 hour and medicines that have iron within 3 hours of taking Solodyn ER 90mg tablet.
In case of a missed dose, a patient should take it as soon as possible. You can continue with your regular schedule if it is already time for your next dose of this medicine. A patient should not take two doses at once. A patient should not take more than one Solodyn ER 90mg tablet a day. In case of an overdose, a patient should immediately contact a healthcare provider.
A patient should consult doctor if taking other prescription, over-the-counter medicines, herbal preparation or dietary supplement since they may interact with Solodyn ER. The medicines that can adversely react with Solodyn ER include aluminum salts, acitretin or isotretinoin, anticoagulant such as warfarin, methotrexate and digoxin. This medicine should be avoided if patient is receiving a live typhoid vaccine.