A female asked:
Is antibiotic prophylaxis for dental procedures recommended for those with pacemakers? I didn't think so...
1 doctor answer
Dr. Gary Sandler answered
53 years experience in Dentistry
Not usually: You are correct. As a general rule, we don't usually prescribe premedication for patients with pacemakers, unless of course there are other medical or dental reasons to do so, or the cardiologist requests or suggests it. If you were prescribed premedication, ask for the reason why.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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