A 27-year-old female asked:
are antibiotics prescribed after wisdom tooth removal or root canal work? if so, which ones are preferred for penicillin/amoxicillin allergic pts?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 39 years experience
Depends: Especially if you have a history of a heart murmur.
Erythromycin and Clindamycin are a couple of alternatives to the penicillings
Dentistry 40 years experience
Infection: If you are infected, they may be prescribed... no infection, no need for antibiotics. if you are undergoing any of the above mentioned procedures, discuss your allergies with your provider.
Last updated Dec 24, 2015
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