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Dental Drugs / Dentistry Drugs

Prescription drugs and medicines for conditions relating to the teeth, jaw, face and its structures. Studies in these areas include: acute and chronic dental pain, oral cavity cancer, oral facial pain, oral medicine, and saliva and salivary gland dysfunction.

The list of FDA approved drugs for dentistry and maxillofacial surgery appears below. Click any link to view the full drug information.

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Number Of Dental Drugs / Dentistry Drugs: 9

Treatment for canker sores
Arestin (minocycline hydrochloride)
For treatment of adult periodontitis
Treatment of chronic adult periodontitis
Treatment for periodontal disease
Femara (letrozole)
Treatment for breast cancer
Makena (hydroxyprogesterone caproate injection)
For the prevention of risk of preterm birth
Periostat (doxycycline hyclate)
Oral tablet for adjunctive treatment of adult periodontitis
Periostat (doxycycline hyclate)
Treatment for periodontitis.

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FDA Approved Dental Drugs / Dentistry Drugs Listings:

The rules of principle for evaluating MediLexicon's FDA dental drugs / dentistry drugs listings adhere to the FDA definitions of a new drug approval or a new molecular entity, and the Tufts Center for the Study of Drug Development.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings include:

New Molecular Entities (NME): these NME's are described as a medication containing an active substance that have never previously approved in the US for marketing in any manner, shape or form (as defined by the FDA). In addition to this, there is also the inclusion of some FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) approved recombinant proteins and biologics.

MediLexicon's FDA Approved Drugs Listings do NOT include:

Over-the-counter products, diagnostic agents, generics, most vaccines, medical devices, biologic compounds (not approved by CDER), as well as new indications and new administrations of previously-approved compounds and new dosages.

The dental drugs / dentistry drugs information used in this section is licensed from Thomson CenterWatch. The information provided here is for general educational purposes only and does not constitute medical or pharmaceutical advice which should be sought from qualified medical and pharmaceutical advisers.

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