Minocin vs Adapalene - from FDA reports

This is a side effect comparison of Minocin and Adapalene. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

14,300 people who take Minocin and Adapalene are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Minocin vs Adapalene drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Adapalene (adapalene)
  • Minocin (minocycline hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

  1. Depression
  2. Anxiety
  3. Pain
  4. Dry Skin
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  10. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  1. Pyrexia (fever)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Pain
  6. Anxiety
  7. Depression
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  10. Pneumonia

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Anxiety
  2. Chest Pain
  3. Depression
  4. Pain
  5. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  6. Dry Skin
  7. Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  8. Asthma
  9. Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  10. Headache (pain in head)
  1. Pain
  2. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Anxiety
  6. Injury
  7. Skin Discolouration (change of skin colour)
  8. Emotional Distress
  9. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  10. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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