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The adverse events more commonly seen in overdose are dizziness, nausea, and vomiting.
No specific antidote for minocycline is known.
In case of overdosage, discontinue medication, treat symptomatically, and institute supportive measures. Minocycline is not removed in significant quantities by hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis.
This drug is contraindicated in persons who have shown hypersensitivity to any of the tetracyclines or to any of the components of the product formulation.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/20/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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