ARESTIN (minocycline HCl) Microspheres, 1 mg is applied to infected pockets in the gums after a scaling and root planing (SRP) has been performed. Your dental professional may apply ARESTIN during the same visit as your SRP or during a follow-up visit. Placement of ARESTIN is easy and does not require needles or anesthesia.
To help ensure you get the best results possible from your treatment with ARESTIN, follow these instructions:
If you have pain, swelling, or signs of an allergic reaction (itching, swelling, rash, reddening, or difficulty breathing) contact your dental professional right away.
As your gums continue to heal over time, keep up a good oral health routine at home.