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Dynacin and Pregnancy - Is Differin Safe for Pregnant Women?

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  • Dynacin and Pregnancy
    In most cases, Dynacin (minocycline hydrochloride) is not recommended for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV segment explains why this is the case, with information on the drug's classification and an explanation of problems that could arise.
  • Dynacin Antibiotic Information
    If you have been diagnosed with a bacterial infection, you may benefit from the antibiotic Dynacin. This eMedTV resource gives some basic drug information on Dynacin, such as how to take it and why it may not be suitable for everyone.
  • Dynacin Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, a course of Dynacin typically lasts between 4 and 15 days. This Web page describes the dosing guidelines for Dynacin, with details on why it's important to keep taking it even if you start to feel better.
  • Dynacin Drug Interactions
    Many drugs can interact with Dynacin, including warfarin, typhoid vaccine, and products that contain iron. This eMedTV selection lists other drugs known to interfere with this antibiotic and explains what can happen when these medications are combined.
  • Dynacin Overdose
    Nausea, dizziness, and headache are some of the symptoms of a Dynacin (minocycline hydrochloride) overdose. This eMedTV segment looks at other problems that can occur with this type of overdose and gives an overview of available treatment options.
  • Dynacin Side Effects
    Some of the possible side effects of Dynacin include headache, nausea, diarrhea, and heartburn. As this eMedTV page explains, most side effects of this antibiotic are minor, but serious side effects (which are listed in this article) can also occur.
  • Dynacin Uses
    Skin infections, acne, and chlamydia are just a few of the conditions that can be treated with Dynacin. This eMedTV article looks at the many uses of Dynacin, including unapproved uses and an explanation of why it is not approved for certain age groups.
  • Dynacin Warnings and Precautions
    As with other antibiotics, Dynacin can sometimes cause other infections to occur, such as fungal infections. This eMedTV article lists other important warnings and precautions with Dynacin, including what to discuss with your doctor before taking it.
  • Epiduo
    Epiduo is a medicine approved for the treatment of acne in adults and children as young as 12 years old. This eMedTV page offers an overview of this skin gel, including details on how it works, how effective it is, potential side effects, and more.
  • Epiduo and Breastfeeding
    Epiduo (adapalene/benzoyl peroxide) may not be safe to use while nursing a child. This eMedTV page discusses Epiduo and breastfeeding, explaining how caution is needed, even though very little of the medication is expected to pass through breast milk.
  • Epiduo and Pregnancy
    Before using Epiduo (adapalene/benzoyl peroxide), pregnant women should understand the risks. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at this topic, including details on some of the problems that resulted when this drug was given to pregnant animals.
  • Epiduo Dosage
    For acne treatment, apply a small amount of Epiduo to the affected areas once daily. This page from the eMedTV Web library offers details on the standard dosage of Epiduo, including important recommendations for when and how to use this skin gel.
  • Epiduo Drug Interactions
    Using certain soaps and cleansers with Epiduo may increase your risk for skin reactions. This eMedTV page explains that although serious drug interactions with Epiduo are unlikely, using this skin gel with other topical products may cause skin reactions.
  • Epiduo for Acne
    A healthcare provider may prescribe Epiduo for acne treatment. This eMedTV Web resource takes a closer look at Epiduo, including information on how it works, possible side effects, and what to tell your doctor before using this skin gel.
  • Epiduo Gel
    If you have acne, your healthcare provider may prescribe Epiduo skin gel. This page offers a brief overview of when and how to use this medication and lists possible side effects. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Epiduo Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web article gives some basic information on Epiduo, a medication used to treat acne in adults and adolescents. This resource also explains how this prescription medicine works and why it may not be the best choice for some people.
  • Epiduo Overdose
    If you use too much Epiduo (adapalene/benzoyl peroxide), significant skin irritation could occur. This eMedTV page describes what to expect with an overdose, including other possible symptoms and details on how a doctor may treat these problems.
  • Epiduo Side Effects
    Dryness, scaling, and redness are common skin reactions that can occur with Epiduo. This eMedTV Web article describes other potential side effects of Epiduo, with information on how often they occur and which reactions require immediate medical care.
  • Epiduo Uses
    If you have acne, you may benefit from Epiduo. This eMedTV page explains what Epiduo is used for, including how it works to help treat and prevent pimples and whether it is safe for use in children. This article also lists possible "off-label" uses.
  • Epiduo Warnings and Precautions
    Using Epiduo can cause your skin to become dry and make it more sensitive to the sun. This eMedTV Web selection highlights other important precautions and warnings for Epiduo, including details on who should not use this medication.
  • Fabior
    Fabior is a prescription acne medication applied once a day in the evening. This eMedTV resource provides a complete overview of this medicated foam, including how it works, general dosing tips, potential side effects, and more.
  • Fabior Acne Medication
    Fabior is licensed to help clear up acne in adults and adolescents. This selection from the eMedTV Web library also explains what your doctor needs to know before you can use Fabior and links to more details on this acne medication.
  • Fabior and Breastfeeding
    Women may not be able to safely use Fabior (tazarotene foam) while breastfeeding. This eMedTV Web page talks about whether this drug passes through breast milk and explains what to discuss with your healthcare provider before using this product.
  • Fabior and Pregnancy
    Using Fabior (tazarotene foam) during pregnancy could cause birth defects and other dangerous problems. This eMedTV examination of the dangers of using Fabior during pregnancy includes details on why women must use birth control during treatment.
  • Fabior Dosage
    As explained in this eMedTV article, the recommended Fabior dosage is standard for everyone -- apply the foam on the affected areas of the skin once daily in the evening. This page also contains a list of helpful tips on properly using this product.
  • Fabior Drug Interactions
    When certain products or medications are used in combination with Fabior, drug interactions can occur. This eMedTV resource describes some of the complications these reactions may cause, and also offers ways to help minimize your risk for these problems.
  • Fabior Overdose
    Some of the possible Fabior (tazarotene foam) overdose effects include severe skin redness and discomfort. This eMedTV Web page describes other effects that may result from an overdose and discusses how these problems may be treated.
  • Fabior Side Effects
    Skin irritation, redness, and dryness are some of the most common side effects of Fabior. However, as this eMedTV segment explains, there are more serious side effects that require prompt medical care, such as hives or other allergic reactions.
  • Fabior Uses
    Fabior is a prescription skin foam approved for treating acne in adults and adolescents (age 12 and older). This eMedTV article examines the use of Fabior in more detail, including information on how it works and whether there are off-label uses.
  • Fabior Warnings and Precautions
    This eMedTV segment examines a number of Fabior warnings and precautions, including who should not use this acne medication and what to discuss with your doctor before starting treatment. It also describes possible complications that may occur.
  • Generic Absorica
    Companies are not allowed to make generic Absorica products at this time. However, as this eMedTV article explains, generic versions may become available after certain patents expire. This page discusses when this might occur and what may delay this date.
  • Generic Acanya
    At this time, no generic versions of Acanya (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide) are available. This eMedTV page explains when a generic version might become available and describes the difference between a generic name and generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Accutane
    At this time, three generic versions of Accutane (isotretinoin) are available. This eMedTV page explores these generic Accutane products, including information on how the FDA has determined that these generics are equivalent to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Azelex
    At this time, generic Azelex (azelaic acid cream) is unavailable in the United States. This eMedTV segment talks about when a generic version might become available and explains why azelaic acid cream is not the same as a generic version of the drug.
  • Generic BenzaClin
    You can buy a generic BenzaClin (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide) skin gel at this time. This page of the eMedTV Web site takes a closer look at this generic product, including who makes it and whether it is as good as the brand-name version of the drug.
  • Generic Benzamycin
    If you are looking for a generic Benzamycin, there is one form of the drug currently available. This eMedTV page discusses which form of this drug is available as a generic, and whether it is as good as the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Differin
    At this time, generic Differin (adapalene) is available. However, as explained in this eMedTV Web article, not all types of Differin come in generic form. This article also explains the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a drug.
  • Generic Doryx
    As explained in this eMedTV segment, Doryx is now available in generic form. This article gives an overview of the generic versions, explaining who makes them and how they compare to brand-name Doryx.
  • Generic Duac
    You can now buy Duac (clindamycin/benzoyl peroxide) in generic form. This page of the eMedTV Web library takes a closer look at generic Duac, with details on who makes it and how it compares to brand-name Duac.
  • Generic Dynacin
    As this page from the eMedTV site discusses, generic versions of Dynacin (minocycline hydrochloride) are available. This article explains why the FDA has assigned the generic versions an "AB" rating and what this means compared to the brand-name version.
  • Generic Epiduo
    At this time, no generic Epiduo (adapalene/benzoyl peroxide) products are available. This eMedTV page explains why a generic version is not available and describes the difference between a generic name and a generic version of a medication.
  • Generic Fabior
    At this time, there are no generic Fabior (tazarotene foam) products available. This eMedTV Web selection takes a closer look at why companies cannot make a generic version and explains what has to happen for a generic to become available.
  • Generic Minocin
    There are currently generic versions of Minocin available. Generic Minocin, as this eMedTV article explains, is available in two strengths. This page also discusses how the FDA has determined the generic versions are equivalent to the brand-name drug.
  • Generic Solodyn
    At this time, generic Solodyn (minocycline) is available in three different strengths, which this eMedTV page lists. The other strengths remain protected by a patent. This page also explains when this situation may change and what "generic name" means.
  • Generic Veltin
    As explained in this selection from the eMedTV library, generic Veltin is currently unavailable. This article talks about why no generic versions are being sold and explains when a generic version may become available.
  • Getting Rid of Acne
    Many options are available for getting rid of acne, including lotions, antibiotics, and even surgery. This eMedTV article describes the steps that you can take to help treat this condition and includes a link to more detailed information.
  • Is Differin Safe for Pregnant Women?
    When Differin was given to pregnant animals in very high doses, it caused birth defects. This eMedTV page explores whether Differin is safe for pregnant women, explaining the FDA's classification of the drug and when a doctor may prescribe it.
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