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Condition: Inflammation of the Tissues Surrounding a Tooth
2/26/2015 12:08:02 PM

Reviewer: dj orlando, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After multiple applications, I have the same issues. I consider it a revenue generator not an effective treatment.

Condition: Inflammation of the Tissues Surrounding a Tooth
5/4/2014 11:23:45 PM

Reviewer: miagwj, 75 or over Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since arestin was used I have had a bad metalic tastr for about 5months

Condition: Inflammation of the Tissues Surrounding a Tooth
11/2/2013 6:56:01 AM

Reviewer: annamaria, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:

Condition: Inflammation of the Tissues Surrounding a Tooth
8/22/2013 3:44:09 PM

Reviewer: In Debt!, Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Exactly 10 days after having it put under my gums I started breaking out in hives and had sever facial swelling. Two trips to the ER for anaphylactic reaction two different DRs said that the most likely cause was the pellets and they needed to come out! Dentist did a deep cleaning and flush to remove Arestin. Thousands of dollars for the dental work now thousands more for major allergic reaction!

Condition: Inflammation of the Tissues Surrounding a Tooth
1/24/2013 12:18:43 PM

Reviewer: mere, 55-64 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has helped to heal my gums -- but I just had a sudden hive reaction after a 2nd application and some intestinal issues. My dentist claims its not the Arestin because it didn't happen within an hour after application. The only other time I had hives in my life was 40 years ago after taking too much of fat soluble vitamin. So I am convinced it's the Arestin being released into my system.

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