ACTISITE SIDE EFFECTS
- Generic Name: tetracycline periodontal
- Brand Name: Actisite
- Drug Class: Tetracyclines
Actisite (tetracycline periodontal) fiber has been studied in 1437 patients distributed as follows over pivotal, controlled, and open- label studies.
The most frequently reported adverse reactions in the 226 patients in the pivotal clinical trials were discomfort on fiber placement (10%) and local erythema following removal (11%).
In controlled and open-label trials patients, the following adverse reactions have been reported in less than 1% of patients: oral candidiasis, glossitis, possible allergic response, staining of the tongue, severe gingival inflammation, throbbing pain, pain following placement in an abscessed area, and minor throat irritation.
SRC: NLM .