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  1. My derm thought I should switch because the minocycline was making the top of my gums purple. otherwise i thought it was fine.
  2. don't take doxycycline on an empty stomach. i learned that the hard way too.
  3. I was on minocycline for 5 years. (2 pills a day) Then my dermatologist switched me to doxycycline which i have been on for 1.5 years. I eventually tapered down to 50mg doxy every other day. I'm not sure i'll be able to taper much more from that, because I'm breaking out the longer I go without it. The medication works great. But I'm concerned about how safe it is to continue on tetracyclines for such an extended period of time. I never had much in the line of side-effects. The minocycline
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