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Articles with the topic: minocycline

Minocycline: the end of the road?

Minocycline: the end of the road?

Dr Ed Wild on November 10, 2010

The DOMINO study group has published the report of its ‘futility study’ of minocycline treatment in HD. Minocycline and a placebo pill were tested over 18 months. A futility study is designed to make it relatively easy for a drug to be recommended for larger studies, but minocycline treatment wasn’t promising enough and the study authors found that further trials with minocycline were “not warranted”.