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Minocycline - Week 4

Week 4 Switching minocycline dosing to once a day (100mg) dosing at night. Still taking alongside vitamin C (250mg) to prevent discolouration of gums and any scar tissue. This will help to avoid calcium and vitamin A a little bit more. Taking a probiotic (100 billion) along with yogurt with lunch. Reflux was noted intermittently, nothing too serious. Skin around my nose has changed back to normal. Faint tinnitus seems to be present intermittently at night. This is my final week of mino

Mr Pants

Mr Pants

09/27/16

 

From Minocycline to Isotretinoin

The Big Switch This would technically be the fifth week of minocycline, however, it has been stopped. I've increased probiotic (100 billion) consumption to 2-3 times daily for the next 2-3 days to help rebuild any dead flora in my gut that the minocycline wiped out. Preparing for Roaccutane has had me reading quite a bit of literature to get an idea of what I'm getting myself into. Roaccutane is essentially a vitamin A overdose. The RDI of vitamin A is normally 0.9mg with the upper limit bein

Mr Pants

Mr Pants

09/27/16

 

Minocycline - Week 3

Week 3 Continuing minocycline 50mg twice daily (100mg total). Still taking alongside vitamin C (250mg) to prevent discolouration of gums and any scar tissue. Avoiding calcium and vitamin A as much as possible. Taking a probiotic (100 billion) along with yogurt with lunch. Reflux was noted intermittently, nothing too serious. Skin around nose (external) is a little drier than usual. Faint tinnitus seems to be present intermittently at night. Also dermatologist towards the end of week th

Mr Pants

Mr Pants

09/20/16

 

Minocycline - Week 2

Week 2 Continuing minocycline 50mg twice daily (100mg total). Still taking alongside vitamin C (250mg) to prevent discolouration of gums and any scar tissue. Avoiding calcium and vitamin A as much as possible. Taking a probiotic (100 billion) along with yogurt with lunch. Reflux was noted intermittently again, mostly at night. Skin around nose (external) is drier than normal. Faint tinnitus seems to be present intermittently at night.

Mr Pants

Mr Pants

09/13/16

 

Minocycline - Week 1

Week 1 Started minocycline 50mg twice daily (100mg total). Taking alongside vitamin C to prevent discolouration of gums and any scar tissue. Avoiding calcium and vitamin A as much as possible. Taking a probiotic (100 billion) along with yogurt with lunch. Noticed malaise on day one and a loss of appetite at dinner. Day two provided some more loss of appetite served with a side of light nausea. Reflux was noted intermittently for the first week.

Mr Pants

Mr Pants

09/06/16

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