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What is Ximino?

Ximino (minocycline) is an antibiotic that may be prescribed for the treatment of acne. It is in the tetracycline class. Ximino is prescribed for moderate to severe inflammatory acne for patients 12 years old or older. It is not effective for noninflammatory acne. If you are not sure what kind of acne you (or your child) has, check with your doctor.

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