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Old 01-25-2005, 09:25 AM   #1
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how much minocycline?

i've been on minocycline for about a month now and not seeing any results. i'm taking 100mg a day. 50mg in the morning and 50mg at night. would it be ok if i took more a day? is it possible i would see better results if i increased my dosage?

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Old 01-25-2005, 09:43 AM   #2
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Re: how much minocycline?

I started out at 200, which is the highest does you are supposed to take.
All I can say is that I saw immediate results. I cut down to 100 I think within 2 months, and then to 50 within another 1 or 2 months time.

As far as you getting better results, I couldn't tell ya. Look across this board and you will see very varied opinions on mino. But in my own personal opinion, I say it couldn't hurt to try it, right?

Old 01-25-2005, 10:06 AM   #3
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Re: how much minocycline?

thanks for the reply. i think i'm gonna increase to 150mg and see what happens then.

Old 01-25-2005, 12:00 PM   #4
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Re: how much minocycline?

I've been on 200 mg a day for less than a week. That dosage along with the topical i'm using is treating me pretty good, my skin feels smoother than ever. I think an increased dosage would make a difference definately.

Old 01-26-2005, 06:07 PM   #5
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Re: how much minocycline?

Hi. I was on minocycline 50 mg twice daily for about 2 years. My dermotologist told me it takes 6-8 weeks to be truely effective, and it did. After about 4-6 weeks my skin was a lot clearer and eventually cleared up (my face, my back and my chest). Now, I chose to discontinue it for fear that I had been on it way to long. I have been off it for about 6 months and my skin is geting horribly worse. Worse than ever. Now, I am trying the Murad system and it seems to be working so far.

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