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Dr Chip (M.D.)
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I have taken one dose of minocycline and forgot to take it

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I have taken one dose of minocycline and forgot to take it for 2 days. What should I do?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Alergic to dilantin - daily pills are aspirin, amiodarone 200 mg daily, atorvastatin 20 mg daily, ferrous sulfate 325 mg. levothyroxine 75 mcg, metoprolol succinate 25 mg daily, and amoxicillin and clavelanate potassium tablets 2 x daily.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Recent bypass surgery
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 1 month ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Why are you taking the minocycline?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Infection in my arm
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 1 month ago.


You just need to start taking it as prescribed now--that two day delay shouldn't affect the antibiotic being effective for your infection

Just continue now and finish the entire bottle as directed

Please let me know if you need any more information