Anti-Aging Drugs Rejuvenate Oral Health
New research shows that short-term use of the drug commonly used to treat organ rejection, rapamycin, reverses periodontal loss, reduces inflammation and restores the oral microbiome in mice.
What is Rapamycin?
Rapamycin, also known as sirolimus, is a macrolide. This class of antibiotics includes Biaxin(Clarithromycin), Zithromax(Azithromycin), Dificid(Fidoximycin),and Erythromycin. Macrolides are used to treat common bacterial infections. They inhibit the growth and spread of bacteria.