Arestin Periodontal Powder 1Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Arestin: Periodontal powder (1mg)

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What is this Medicine?

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In-Depth Information

Arestin 1mg Sustained-Release Microspheres

NDC: 659760100
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Periodontitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Dental Infection, Endodontic Infection, Dentoalveolar Infection

Storage Information
Avoid exposure to heat
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Arestin 1mg Sustained-Release Microspheres

Reported Side Effects for Arestin 1mg Sustained-Release Microspheres

Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
3.8-7.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Feeling Sick Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sore Throat Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flu Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Mouth Ulcers Incidence:
6.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
9.0-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gum Inflammation Incidence:
9.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Pain Incidence:
9.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tooth Cavities Incidence:
9.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
30.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
30.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
30.0-40.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

SECOND Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

THIRD Trimester

Class D - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in pregnant women have demonstrated a risk to the fetus. However, the benefits of therapy may outweigh the potential risk. For example, the drug may be acceptable if needed in a life-threatening situation or serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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