Arestin

ARESTIN®
(minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres, 1 mg

DRUG DESCRIPTION

ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Microspheres is a subgingival sustained- release product containing the antibiotic minocycline hydrochloride incorporated into a bioresorbable polymer, Poly (glycolide-co-dl-lactide) or PGLA, for professional subgingival administration into periodontal pockets. Each unit-dose cartridge delivers minocycline hydrochloride equivalent to 1 mg of minocycline free base,

The molecular formula of minocycline hydrochloride is C23H27N3O7•HCI, and the molecular weight is 493.94. The structural formula of minocycline hydrochloride is

ARESTIN® (minocycline hydrochloride) Structural Formula Illustration

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/8/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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