Periostat, a new low-dose doxycycline for periodontitis

You'll start seeing prescriptions for Periostat, a new low-dose doxycycline for periodontitis.

About 30% of adults have periodontitis...chronic gum inflammation that leads to destruction of connective tissue and tooth loss.

Periostat contains 20 mg of doxycycline hyclate. Patients take it orally BID for up to 9 months.

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