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A 19-year-old male asked:

does amoxil/antibiotic 500mg cause fast heartbate and light difficult breathing ? ( i got root canal treatment. ) and what should i do?

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Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
No: No, unless you are having an allergic reaction. Please go to Physician, Emergency Room, Urgent Care Center immediately!
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
It shouldn't: The increased heart rate could be from the injection or anxiety. Allergic reaction? Hard to say.

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