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When should I call my doctor if I am taking Ximino?

Certain side effects should make you call your doctor right away if you are taking Ximino (minocycline), a tetracycline-class antibiotic prescribed for certain kinds of acne. Get medical attention at once if you experience:
  • a severe headache
  • blurred vision
  • skin rash
  • hives
  • difficulty breathing or swallowing
  • yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • itching
  • dark-colored urine
  • light-colored bowel movements 
  • loss of appetite
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • extreme tiredness or weakness 
  • confusion
  • joint stiffness or swelling
  • unusual bleeding or bruising 
  • decreased urination
  • pain or discomfort in the mouth
  • throat sores
  • fever or chills 
  • diarrhea that lasts for more than two days or is severe or watery

You should also call your doctor for the following reasons:

  • if you become pregnant
  • if you want or need to take a new medicine (prescription or nonprescription) or dietary supplement
  • if Ximino doesn't seem to be clearing up your acne

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