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Old 01-23-2005, 09:03 PM   #1
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Water and Minocycline, am i obsessing over this or what?

So as some of you may know from previous posts of mine, i'm on Minocycline, currently 5 days in. The last 2 days i've been drinking water like a man possessed (yesterday six .5 liter bottles, and today seven or more i wasn't counting). I've been wondering, is this excessive water drinking going to lessen the effect of the antibiotic, i take 2 capsules at bedtime. Today i must have urinated 10 or more times. Is too much water no good while on this medication? My dad insisted that it can't hurt, but i was thinking of the possibility of me peeing out some of the treatment? May be a stupid question i'm posing here but if anyone has anything to say about it thad be good. thanks

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Old 01-24-2005, 02:30 PM   #2
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Re: Water and Minocycline, am i obsessing over this or what?

Man, that's a lot of urinating and probably too much water. It might flush out whatever Minocycline uses to get rid of acne.

I just want to warn you, Minocycline messed me up and a lot of other people on this board. I have a yeast infection on my arm that the dermatologist can't get to go away (I've gone through 5-6 topicals trying to get it to go away) and my acne got WORSE after I was taken off of the stuff. It didn't work very well anyways.

I would get off it ASAP.

Old 01-24-2005, 03:18 PM   #3
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xghost.. i have been on mino for 5 months. do u think i will have those problems too, if i stop right now ??? i was going to stop anyways.. pls pls pls help me !!! how do u mean the acne got worse ? more zits ? or ? did it get worse immdediatelyl after u stopped or did it take while for it to get out of your body ?

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