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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.

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Q: What antibiotic should you take for an abscessed tooth?
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What antibiotic should you take for an abscessed tooth while pregnant?

Your doctor will give you amoxicillin with clavulanic acid, cephadroxil with clavulanic acid or cefuroxime with clavulanic acid for abscessed tooth along with incision and drainage.


How long does it take for an abscessed tooth to heal?

You must see a dentist, who will prescibe an antibiotic for seven days.


Is it safe if the dentist said to wait three days until your next appointment to take a prophylaxis antibiotic to pull an abscessed tooth?

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Can you take AmoxClav for an abscessed tooth?

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250mg or 500mg. Depending on how severe


What is the difference between an infected tooth and an abscessed tooth?

An infected tooth is an abscessed tooth. You need antibiotics quickly so you don't allow the infection to get out of control (sepsis). Sepsis is the infection poisoning the blood stream and infecting the body so severely, it can cause death. See a reputatable dentist, take antibiotics (the full course). If you don't complete the antibiotic therapy, the infection can linger and return resistant to the same antibiotic, requiring more in depth therapy.


How long does it usually take to see the effects of penicillin on an abscessed tooth?

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


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