Review: could Minocycline cause Insomnia?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 1,435 people who take Minocycline. Among them, 16 have Insomnia. See who they are, when they have Insomnia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Minocycline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,733 users) has active ingredients of minocycline hydrochloride. It is often used in acne, perioral dermatitis. Commonly reported side effects of Minocycline hydrochloride include fever, disseminated intravascular coagulation, c-reactive protein increased, pneumonia, hypotension.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 764,022 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, pain relief by acupuncture.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 1,390 people reported to have side effects when taking Minocycline hydrochloride. Among them, 18 people (1.29%) have Insomnia.
Time on Minocycline hydrochloride when people have Insomnia * :
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Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Minocycline hydrochloride * :
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Minocycline hydrochloride * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Minocycline hydrochloride ** :
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How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pyrexia (5 people, 27.78%)
- Pneumonia mycoplasmal (5 people, 27.78%)
- Hairy cell leukaemia (3 people, 16.67%)
- Gastritis (3 people, 16.67%)
- Insomnia (2 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levofloxacin (7 people, 38.89%)
- Zithromax (7 people, 38.89%)
- Diflucan (6 people, 33.33%)
- Methylprednisolone sodium succinate (6 people, 33.33%)
- Famotidine (5 people, 27.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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After an elbow injury I have received x-rays and been to doctors and they believe it is just a contusion to the elbow. The pain continues to increase, it has become constant pain in the elbow (where the injury occurred), down to my wrist, and up to my shoulder. I cannot move it without sending shooting pains that immobilize me down to my fingers and up to my shoulder. I have been having it in a sling, and icing it and taking ibuprofen and tramadol which only barely dull the pain.
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Took tetracycline starting in 1966 (250 mg/day) for cystic acne until 1984. Increased dosage over years to 1000 mg/day. Took Accutane in 1984 had remission for 18 months. Cystic acne returned and took erythromycin for 1yr.
Took another dose of Accutane and developed sever case of Rosacea. Had to cut many things from diet and take different antibiotics over the next twenty years. After that, kept a regimen of alternating augmentin and minocycline every couple of months 875 mg and 100 mgs. also used Metrogel 1% topically twice daily. Also took L-Lysine (12,000 mg/day). While continuing to watch my diest, this regimen worked until just recently. I had just switched back to minocin and developed a brownish gray hyperpigmentation to the left and right sides of both eyes, in the upper part of eyebrows, above both eyes on forehead. Stopped taking minocin and went back to augmentin. Pigmentation did not go away. I went to a dematologist who started me on Oracea, Metrogel, and sunscreen. He did not think it was medication related. I have been using a Retinol Correxion Eye Cream (ROC) which lightens the dark areas somewhat but condition persists. I have been doing this for less than a month. I am wondering if it will take laser treatments to deminish the hyperpigmentation? I have read where the Alexandrite 755 nm laser has been effective, or if I stop taking the Oracea and give some time for the dark areas to fade. I rally need oral antibiotics for the control of the Rosacea however, but it's not worth the risk of the disfiguring hyperpigmentation.
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