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View in Spanish: Minociclina EDTA

Minocycline-EDTA (min-oh-SY-kleen )
A substance being studied in the treatment of bacterial infections from catheters (flexible tubes used to deliver fluids into or take fluids from the body). It combines a drug used to treat infections with a drug that prevents blood clots. It is a type of tetracycline antibiotic. Also called M-EDTA.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.