Review: could Minocycline Hydrochloride cause Mitochondrial Myopathy?


Mitochondrial myopathy is reported only by a few people who take Minocycline Hydrochloride. We study 1,640 people who have side effects while taking Minocycline hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Mitochondrial myopathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Mitochondrial myopathy and more.

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Minocycline Hydrochloride

Minocycline hydrochloride has active ingredients of minocycline hydrochloride. It is often used in acne. (latest outcomes from Minocycline hydrochloride 2,192 users)

Mitochondrial Myopathy

Mitochondrial myopathy (the muscle fibres do not function due to damage of mitochondria) has been reported by people with hiv infection, high blood cholesterol, hepatitis b, preventive health care, high blood pressure (latest reports from 163 Mitochondrial myopathy patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

1,640 people reported to have side effects when taking Minocycline Hydrochloride.
Among them, 1 person (0.06%) has Mitochondrial Myopathy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Minocycline hydrochloride cause Mitochondrial myopathy?

Gender of people who have Mitochondrial Myopathy when taking Minocycline Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Mitochondrial Myopathy when taking Minocycline Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 100 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Sertraline (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pineal Gland Cyst (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Lactic Acidosis (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Chest Discomfort (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Body Temperature Decreased (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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