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Are Minocycline considered corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive drugs as it belongs to tetracyclines ?

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Minocycline belongs to a group of antibiotics called tetracyclines are these considered corticosteroids or other immunosuppressive drugs ?
Posted Wed, 20 Jun 2012 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Pragnesh Vachharajani 2 hours later

Thanks for your query.

Yes, you are right, Minocycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic.

It is not a corticosteroid neither an immunosuppressive drug.


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