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Dynacin Uses

The antibiotic Dynacin is approved to treat many types of bacterial infections, including chlamydia and certain skin infections. Not all bacteria respond to Dynacin, so your healthcare provider will make sure that this drug is right for you before starting treatment. In cases where a person is unable to take penicillin, Dynacin may be used to treat gonorrhea, syphilis, anthrax, and listeriosis.

What Is Dynacin Used For?

Dynacin® (minocycline hydrochloride) is a prescription antibiotic used to treat certain types of infections caused by bacteria. It may also be used to treat acne. Dynacin belongs to a group of antibiotics called tetracyclines.
 

Using Dynacin for Bacterial Infections

Dynacin is approved to treat a wide variety of infections. Some of the infections Dynacin may be used to treat include but are not limited to:
 
Dynacin may be used to treat the following infections in people who cannot take penicillin:
 
Dynacin is only approved to treat these infections when they are caused by certain types of bacteria. Not all bacteria will respond to this drug. In some situations, your healthcare provider may perform tests to see if your particular infection is susceptible or resistant to Dynacin. In other situations, your healthcare provider may try the antibiotic without these tests, especially for infections that are not severe.
 
Dynacin will only work against bacterial infections. It will not treat viral infections, such as the common cold.
 

Dynacin Antibiotic Information

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