Drug - Solodyn (minocycline)
Therapeutic Area - Acne Vulgaris
FDA approved indication
Solodyn™ is indicated to treat only inflammatory lesions of non-nodular moderate to severe acne vulgaris in patients 12 years of age and older. Solodyn did not demonstrate any effect on non-inflammatory lesions. Safety of Solodyn has not been established beyond 12 weeks of use.
- Patient is 12 years of age or older AND
- Is being treated for moderate to severe acne vulgaris AND
- Has tried two other oral antibiotics intended for acne treatment, one of which must be a generic minocycline
Solodyn is priced at $19 per tablet. There are no studies showing its comparative effectiveness to generic monocycline. Generic minocycline is priced at about 25 cents to 40 cents per dosage form.
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