A member asked:

How long for metronidazole to start working with gum infection?

4 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered

Specializes in Orthodontics

Immediately: Take exactly as directed by your dentist or periodontist. Know that rx will require more than just pills.

Answered 2/26/2020


Dr. Paul Grin answered

Specializes in Pain Management

24-48 hours: It usually takes on the order of 24-48 hours for metronidazole to start to create their affect.

Answered 8/8/2018



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