How does minocycline hydrochloride interact with other drugs or foods?


Since minocycline can interact with other drugs, be sure to tell your doctor if you are taking any of the following:

  • acetaminophen
  • antacids
  • laxatives
  • multivitamins or supplements
  • anticoagulants
  • statins
  • ergot medications
  • isoniazid
  • methotrexate
  • niacin
  • rifampin
  • penicillin antibiotics
  • isotretinoin, tretinoin and other retinoid drugs
  • bismuth subsalicylate products
  • hormonal birth control

Talk to your doctor about any other prescription or over-the-counter drugs, vitamins or supplements you are taking before you take minocycline. You should not drink alcohol while taking minocycline.

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