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Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Can ciprofloxacin treat toothache?

Temporary: It may help temporarily. Solution is to see DDS for cure.

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Tooth Pain (Definition)

Just what it says. Pain may be localized or diffuse, sharp or dull, aching or throbbing. May be from a host of different causes, the most common being infection. It requires immediate treatment, pain indicates the cause has significantly progressed. Please ...Read more


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Can I take ciprofloxacin HCl 500mg for toothache?

Can I take ciprofloxacin HCl 500mg for toothache?

Depends: It depends on what's causing the toothache. If the toothache is related to infection, possibly. However, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) would not be my 1st choice.

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Can cipro/floroquinolones cause tooth pain? I read they get into every part of the body including the teeth and I've been on cipro for about two weeks and have some tooth pain. Could this be related? I also read that it can cause calcification of the teet

Cipro (ciprofloxacin) not it.: The Cipro (ciprofloxacin) that you are taking would not be the cause of the tooth pain. Get the tooth pain checked by your dentist. You have no fear of calcification that you mention from short term Cipro (ciprofloxacin).

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What is ciprofloxacin?

What is ciprofloxacin?

An antibiotic: Hi. Ciprofloxacin is an antibacterial antibiotic that blocks the bacterial ability to replicate DNA, so the cells can't divide and reproduce. It gets a lot of gram positive and gram negative bacteria. Most common use is for urinary tract infections.

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What is ciprofloxacin for?

What is ciprofloxacin for?

Ciprofloxacin: …is one of the fluoroquinolone family of antibiotics; it is used to treat a variety of infections (uti's, prostatitis, acute bronchitis flares, etc) and to prevent others (traveler's diarrhea, anthrax). Cautions: not for first-line use in under 17 due to effects on cartilage/bone growth; may weaken inflamed tendons; can cause phototoxic reactions.

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How toxic is ciprofloxacin?

How toxic is ciprofloxacin?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): All medications have the possibility of causing certain reactions. Cipro, (ciprofloxacin) as long as it's taken properly, isn't a dangerous medication.

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How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

How safe is cipro (ciprofloxacin)?

Very safe: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is a commonly used antibiotic that treats a variety of bacterial infections. It is generally well tolerated. The side effect it is known for is inflammation and weakening of tendons, with tendon rupture very occasionally occurring after prolonged or high dosages. It is good to take antibiotics only when they are needed and known to be effective!

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Is ciprofloxacin ok for pre-teens?

Is ciprofloxacin ok for pre-teens?

For ears? Yes: There has been some controversy (largely debunked) that quinolones cause cartilage anomalies. Especially placed in the ears, they kill off bacteria, and very little is taken internally. They should be absolutely fine.

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Is there penicillin in ciprofloxacin?

No: Ciprofloxacin is a quinolone antibiotic, totally unrelated to the penicillins.

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Do ciprofloxacin oral treats chamydia?

Not a good choice: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not a good choice for chlamydia. The cdc 2010 treatment guidelines are a great resource and you can direct your doctor there to help select the correct medication for you. Zithromax and Doxycycline are the two most common choices. There are a few others listed as available options.

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What is a single dose of ciprofloxacin?

Varies widely: The dosage varies widely depending on what condition is being treated. See: http://www. Drugs. Com/dosage/ciprofloxacin.html

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used for?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): This is short for ciprofloxacin, a more advanced and potent antibiotic. It has a broad spectrum of action and is used to treat infections of the upper respiratory system, urinary tract and sometimes other systems. People stock piled it briefly during the years of anthrax scare for its effectiveness against this organism.

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Can ciprofloxacin be used to treat trich?

Nope: Ciprofloxacin is ineffective against trichomonas; in fact, cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not recommended for any STD. The only generally available effective treatments for trich are metronidazole (Flagyl® and generics) and tinidazole (Tindamax®).

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Can Ciprofloxacin Be Taken After Abortion?

Can Ciprofloxacin Be Taken After Abortion?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Yes, it can be taken after an abortion

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Can ciprofloxacin affect a month pregnacy?

Can ciprofloxacin affect a month pregnacy?

Potentially: Category c not recommended in pregnancy due to potential harm to the fetus, .

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What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

What are the side effects of ciprofloxacin?

Many but not common: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is well tolerated but some side effects are 1allergic reaction rare but can be serious, rash, heart beating fast, fainting and dizziness 2joint pain and swelling 3 diarrhea watery or bloody 4confusion, headache, hallucination 5 pale or yellow skin and dark urine, fever&weakness 6urinating less 7nausea&vomiting 8blurred vision 9sllep problem, anxiety 10anxiety&agitation most tolerate well/no effect.

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What is cipro (ciprofloxacin) used to treat?

UTI and diarrhea: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can cover a multiple number of bacteria. However, it is mostly used for urinary tract infections (UTI) and intestinal infections. Again, it is used for other infections as well, but less commonly.

Dr. Louis Gallia
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