• Acne

Amzeeq Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Minocycline (as HCl) 4%; foam; contains alcohol.

Pharmacological Class

Tetracycline antibiotic.

How Supplied


Generic Availability


Amzeeq Indications


Inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris.

Limitations of Use

Not been evaluated in the treatment of infections.

Amzeeq Dosage and Administration

Adults and Children

<9yrs: not established. ≥9yrs: apply at the same time each day ≥1hr before bedtime. Rub gently into affected area(s); repeat as needed. Avoid bathing, showering or swimming for ≥1hr after application.

Amzeeq Contraindications

Not Applicable

Amzeeq Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Amzeeq Warnings/Precautions


Not for oral, ophthalmic, or intravaginal use. Monitor blood, renal, and hepatic function periodically. Monitor for visual disturbances. History of intracranial hypertension. Overweight women. Avoid sunlight or UV light; discontinue at 1st sign of sunburn. Discontinue if serious skin reactions (eg, Stevens Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme, DRESS syndrome) or superinfection develop. Hepatic or renal impairment. Product is flammable. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Amzeeq Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Amzeeq Interactions


Avoid concomitant penicillins, isotretinoin. May need to reduce concomitant anticoagulant dose. May interfere with fluorescence test.

Amzeeq Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Headache; teeth discoloration, delayed skeletal development, intracranial hypertension, CNS effects, C. difficile-associated diarrhea, increased BUN, hepatotoxicity, renal toxicity, photosensitivity, skin/hypersensitivity reactions (may be severe), hyperpigmentation, autoimmune syndromes (eg, lupus-like syndrome, serum sickness; discontinue if symptoms occur).

Amzeeq Clinical Trials

See Literature

Amzeeq Note

Not Applicable

Amzeeq Patient Counseling

See Literature