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A 29-year-old male asked:

I was just prescribed doxycycline twice a day for tooth infection by one of your doctors it is causing some side effects that are very hard to deal with can i please get a different antibiotic?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
You need to get in touch with the doctor who prescribed it.
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Dr. William Jakavick
39 years experience
Doxycycline is not the drug of choice for a tooth infection. i would request a change to either amoxicillin or clindamycin
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Last updated May 16, 2021

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