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It should only take a couple of doses to see an improvement.

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Q: How long does it usually take to see the effects of penicillin on an abscessed tooth?
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If you are taking penicillin for an abscessed tooth can you have a couple of cocktails?


Which is better amoxicillin or penicillin when you have an absess on a tooth?

The best antibiotic for an abscessed tooth can depend on how bad the infection is and which the dentist prefers. Sometimes penicillin is best if the infection is bad. Amoxicillin is part of the penicillin family and is associated with the treatment of abscessed teeth.

What do you take penicillin for?

Penicillin is used for bacterial infections, such as an abscessed tooth becoming infected. Penicillin should not be taken for viral infections like the Flu.

Can clarithromycin treat an abscessed tooth?

Any penicillin based medication will help. That would work wonderfully and should be fairly cheap.

Which antibiotics are used for an abscessed tooth?

ammoxicillin usually, if you don't have an allergy toward it.

Can clarithromycin be used for abscessed tooth tooth?


You went to the hospital they gave you IV clindamycin for a tooth abscess and gave you a script for it in pill form to take home. i have no insurance and have a bottle of penicillin can you use it?

i was given a script of Penicillin VK 500mg for my abscessed tooth so I'm assumeing yest.

How much oral penicillin for a horse with abscess tooth?

You should not give a horse oral Penicillin. Oral Penicillin can seriously disrupt normal microorganisms in the digestive tract which can cause diarrhea and abdominal pain (colic). For an abscessed tooth you may need to give Injectable Penicillin, but never oral. It would be best to contact a equine veterinarian and possibly an equine dentist, as the tooth may need to be removed.

How do i know if i hane an abscessed tooth?

If there is redness around the tooth and or swelling.

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What antibiotic should you take for an abscessed tooth?

Penicillin or amoxycillin is the primary choice. But 15% of people are allergic to that antibiotic. Only a dentist or a physician can chose the best antibiotic for you.

How do you get an abcess tooth?

An abscess is basically an infection of the tooth. It usually begins at the root of the tooth, and is associated commonly with a cavity. So basically, one way to possibly get an abscessed tooth is to have a cavity with an infection.

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