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can i use clindamycin for a toothache

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Antibiotics: Yes it's OK to switch but best to speak to dentist who is treating you. Understand that antibiotics alone will not resolve problem and therefore no an ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: There is no interaction. Fine to take together.
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Dr. Guy Hanson
36 years experience Dentistry
Yes: There are no known interactions between the two drugs.
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Dr. John Verville
30 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
You may, but ...m: You may, be on the lookout for rashes as you would with any drug.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Infection can exist: In the absence of an overt abscess. You probably need the antimicrobial. Are you penicillin allergic? Is not, there are probably better drugs to use ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
37 years experience Dentistry
Seek alternate DDS: Call a different dentist if your dentist is unable to see you, that way you will be taken out of pain. In addition, most dentists offer emergency appo ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Thaler
40 years experience Prosthodontics
Bad Idea: Ok to take the painkillers - take with at least 700ml water or other non-alcoholic beverage. Skip the alcohol or you might vomit and lose the effect o ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Saberi
19 years experience Internal Medicine
See oral surgeon: U may have an abcess. If so, it needs to be drained. Strongly recommend you see a Oral MaxilloFacial Surgeon. I would continue the Clindamycin for now ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Armine Nazarian
28 years experience Dentistry
Your toothache: If you are still in pain this morning and you could not sleep last night, call your dentist. They may need to see you or want to change your meds.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic: Clindamycin is an antibiotic that comes in topical and oral forms and is used to treat a variety of infections.
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, but...: Clindamycin is safe, but there are always some patients who get a few side effects or allergic reactions to their medications. More importantly is how ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Infectious Disease..: 30 y/o asks Can Clindamycin treat syphilis? Clindamycin is Not the 1st line medication for syphilis. As for people with Penicillin allergy there ar ... Read More

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