Arestin

Active Ingredient(s): Minocycline
FDA Approved: * February 16, 2001
Pharm Company: * ORAPHARMA
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Arestin Overview

Minocycline is a broad-spectrum tetracycline antibiotic, and has a broader spectrum than the other members of the group. It is a bacteriostatic antibiotic, classified as a long-acting type. As a result of its long half-life, it generally has serum levels two to four times that of the simple water-soluble tetracyclines. Minocycline is the most lipid-soluble of the tetracycline-class antibiotics, giving it the greatest penetration into the prostate and brain, but also the greatest amount of cen...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Minocycline
  • Capsule: 100mg, 50mg, 75mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 112.5mg, 135mg, 45mg, 67.5mg, 90mg
  • Injection: 100mg, 100mg/vial
  • Powder, Extended Release: 1mg
  • Suspension: 50mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 100mg, 135mg, 45mg, 50mg, 75mg, 90mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 105mg, 115mg, 135mg, 45mg, 55mg, 65mg, 80mg, 90mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Arestin: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 65976-100 Arestin 1 mg/1 Oral Powder by Orapharma, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Minocycline or a similar ingredient: (7 results)

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