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Minocycline Hydrochloride Periodontal Microspheres
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

What is Minocycline Hydrochloride Periodontal Microspheres?

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• This medicine is used to treat adult periodontitis. It is used with scaling and root planing.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not chew hard, crusty, or sticky foods.

• Do not brush or floss near the area for 12 hours.

• You can get sunburned more easily. Avoid sun, sunlamps, and tanning beds. Use sunscreen; wear protective clothing and eyewear.

• Use birth control that you can trust to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Discomfort around placement area.

• Mouth irritation. Frequent mouth care with a soft toothbrush or cotton swabs and rinsing mouth may help.

• Headache.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately