Tetracycline liver injury reminder for children with acne

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 ...

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