Uses

This medication is used to treat acne or rosacea. Minocycline belongs to a class of drugs known as tetracycline antibiotics. However, it is not used to treat skin infections. It helps decrease pimples and red bumps that happen with acne or rosacea.

How to use Amzeeq 4 % Topical Foam Tetracyclines

Read the Patient Information Leaflet and Instructions for Use provided by your pharmacist before you start using minocycline foam and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Apply this product as directed by your doctor, usually once daily, at least 1 hour before bedtime. Do not bathe, shower, or swim for at least 1 hour after application.

Before first use, allow the container to warm to room temperature. Do not warm up this medication any other way such as by heating in the microwave or placing in hot water. Wash your face gently with mild cleanser, rinse with water, and pat dry. Shake the container well before each use. Remove the cap, then press the top of the can to dispense a small amount of foam (about the size of a cherry) onto your fingertips. If you are using this medication to treat rosacea, apply and gently rub the foam over your entire face. If you are using this medication to treat acne, apply and gently rub the foam into the affected area(s) on your face. If you also have acne on other parts of your body (such as your neck, shoulders, arms, back, or chest), also apply the foam to these areas. Wash your hands after applying this medication. This product may stain fabric.

This medication is for use on the skin only. To avoid irritation, do not let this medication come into contact with your eyes, inside your nose/mouth, or any broken skin (such as cuts, scrapes, rashes). If you do get the medication in those areas, flush the area with cool water.

This product is flammable. Avoid fire, flame, and smoking during and right after applying this medication.

Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day.

Tell your doctor if your condition does not get better or if it gets worse.

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