The effect of short-term administration of minocycline HCl on gingival inflammation and subgingival microflora.


The purpose of this investigation was to determine the efficacy of minocycline hydrochloride in the management of subgingival microorganisms and periodontal disease. In a double-blind, split-mouth study, minocycline or placebo was administered systemically for 7 days to 26 adults with moderate-to-serve periodontitis. Four study groups were examined: (i… (More)