Microscope in the lab


Minocycline (also known as minocin) is an antibiotic therapy used to treat acne or bacterial infections. It’s being developed for people with relapsing MS and those with a first MS-like incident.

Current phase of trial: phase 2/3

Type of MS: relapsing MS and people with a first MS-like incident.


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