FDA Approved Drugs for Dental and Oral Health

Drugs Approved in 2001

Arestin (minocycline hydrochloride); OraPharma; For treatment of adult periodontitis, Approved February 2001

Periostat (doxycycline hyclate); CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals; Oral tablet for adjunctive treatment of adult periodontitis, Approved February 2001

Drugs Approved in 1999

Atridox; Atrix Laboratories; Treatment of chronic adult periodontitis, Approved January 1999

Drugs Approved in 1998

Atridox; Atrix Laboratories; Treatment for periodontal disease, Approved September 1998

Periostat (doxycycline hyclate); CollaGenex Pharmaceuticals; Treatment for periodontitis., Approved October 1998

Drugs Approved in 1997

Aphthasol; Block Drug Company; Treatment for canker sores, Approved December 1997

Drugs Approved in 1996

DentiPatch (lidocaine transoral delivery system); Noven Pharmaceuticals; Dental anesthetic patch, Approved May 1996