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For Tooth Doxycycline
My husband has an abscessed tooth, would doxycycline help? He has only ever be prescribed amoxicillian.
What are the chances of a 28 year old getting tooth discoloration from doxycycline? Taking it for 10 days for sinus and throat infection. 100mg bid
Infection: Do you have an infection? If not, then antibiotics are useless. Please see a dentist for proper care. Antibiotics do not fix rotten teeth, they only manage infections and prolong the inevitable: a visit to the dentist. ...Read more
How long do I have to wait to take amoxicillin after taking doxycycline? I took a doxy this morning (for skin) but need to start amox for tooth. Thx
Drug interaction: 30 year old gentleman with question about taking amoxicillin while taking doxycycline. Please contact your prescribing physician. There is a drug interaction between doxycycline and amoxicillin in which the effectiveness of amoxicillin may be reduced by pharmacodynamic antagonism and it is serious enough for an alternative to be used. Always use the pharmacist consultation at the drug store. ...Read more
Not good idea: First of all Doxycycline is the wrong spectrum of antibiotic for aril use. Second, and most important, antibiotics do not cure abscessed teeth. The drug is used to control the severity of the infection, but antibiotic will not eliminate the infected tooth material. That has to be done with decay removal, root canal treatment, and/or extraction. Please see a dentist for rx. ...Read more
Tooth infection. Can't afford office visit. Have Doxycycline Mono (unexpired) from previous doc visit. Could this help until able to afford visit?
Not recommended: A free or low-cost dentist can often be found at your local dental clinic. Please locate the nearest local dental society for more information. Free dental care is usually only accessible to the truly needy. A tooth abscess requires a dentist's care and abscess tooth self-treatment is not recommended. ...Read more
Not a big risk at 41: The worry for teeth staining is more related to the formation of the tooth in folks under 16. ...Read more
What to do if I ve been prescribed a course of doxycycline
to clear up an infection for 10 days, will this stain my teeth?
Not at your age: The use of oral tetracyclines only stain the teeth if they are taken during the development of the teeth. Generally this is up to the age of 8, although it might be even a few years later depending upon individual development. At your age, it will not have any effect. ...Read more
If I take doxycycline for 14 days, will my teeth turn yellow? I know it happens to children, but what about any adverse dental effects in adults?
Studies show that Doxycycline may rarely stain adult permanent dentition however these effects are rare and reversible. Read:https://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmed/17016895
Studies also show this drug is safer in children less than 8 than previously thought: http://www. Jpeds. Com/article/S0022-3476 (15)00135-3/abstract ...Read more
I'm 16 and taking doxycycline for 3 months for my acne. Is this going to stain my teeth as white teeth are very important to me.
I am taking doxycycline for ance and I just got two of my teeth pulled yesterday so my dentist prescribed me amoxicillin to take. Can I take both?
How can I get rid of a black tongue? I'm taking flagyl and doxycycline hyclate. I'm brushing my tongue and teeth several times a day.
Not much to do...: This should clear up after you finish the antibiotics. There's not much you can do before then. Tooth and tongue brushing might help, but 2-3 times a day probably is sufficient. More often probably won't help much. If you're going to be on the antibiotics more than a few weeks, speak with the doctor who prescribed them. An anti-fungal lozenge (like nystatin) might help. ...Read more
Sinuses: If you hold your nose shut and try to blow and the air comes through your mouth you have a sinus exposure. If it was just that the roots of the tooth were long and was up in sinus area without an exposure then that is different. The pain can be many things, but is usually healing or dry socket. You should see your dentist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Expert opinion please: could taking doxycycle for a bacterial infection I have affect my absece tooth?
No help for tooth: Antibiotics cannot get inside the tooth, therefore they cannot get and stop that area of bacteria. Only an extraction or a root canal therapy can do that. However, the antibiotics help in reducing the spreading of the infection is the tissues around the tooth, face, neck, and the blood stream. ...Read more