Arestin Minocycline Hydrochloride

Get an overview of ARESTIN (minocycline hydrochloride powder), including its generic name, formulation (i.e. pill, oral solution, injection, inhaled medicine) and why it’s used. The medication in Arestin can be sold under different names.

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Drug Basics

Brand Name: Arestin

Generic Name: MINOCYCLINE HYDROCHLORIDE

Drug Type: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG

Route: ORAL

Dosage Form: POWDER

Data Current As Of: 2018-12-10

Rx only

indications & use

ARESTIN is indicated as an adjunct to scaling and root planing procedures for reduction of pocket depth in patients with adult periodontitis. ARESTIN may be used as part of a periodontal maintenance program which includes good oral hygiene and scaling and root planing.

contraindications

ARESTIN should not be used in any patient who has a known sensitivity to minocycline or tetracyclines.

Manufactured for:

OraPharma, a division of Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
Bridgewater, NJ 08807 USA

U.S. Patent Numbers: 6,682,348 and 7,699,609

Arestin is a trademark of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. or its affiliates.

©Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

Rev. 12/2017

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This drug label information is as submitted to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is intended for informational purposes only. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911. You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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