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penicillin vk500 for infected tooth thst needs to be extracted, is this okay?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Prescription: Did your dentist prescribe this medication? If so, it's OK. If not, and you are self medicating, it is not OK. You need to see a dentist to evaluate your condition and advise you of what meds to take and have that tooth extracted. Feel better soon...
Answered on Sep 1, 2014

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