Gastroenterologists have been reminded that the widely-used anti-acne drug minocycline may be a cause of otherwise unexplained liver injury in young people. Although hepatotoxicity is a rare side effect of the tetracycline drug, its widespread use in the treatment of acne vulgaris in adolescents means it is the single most commonly implicated antimicrobial in drug-induced ...
Tetracycline liver injury reminder for children with acne
By Michael Woodhead
4 Jul 2018