My son has been taking minocycline for acne and when he was brushing his teeth he notice his gums look blue is this a side effect from the minocycline and will it go away if he stop useing it or is there a treatment to get his gums pick again

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 17 - February - 2012, at 11:20 AM

  • Minocycline is a tetracyline family antibiotic and is used for skin problem. Bluish green patches development has been reported as the side effect but it is difficult to say that the bluish gums in your son's case are because of monocycline till the clinical examination is not done. So go to the dentist and get the checkup done for the same

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