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How Long Should It Take For My Clindamycin To Get Rid Of A Tooth Infection
Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more
See a dentist ASAP: The tooth infection won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, cheeks, sinus and to other areas of your body. Dentist will treat a tooth abscess by treating the cause and getting rid of the infection. Do not delay. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
If i'm put on amoxicillin due to tooth infection, could it get rid of your infection and toothache?
Temporary solution: Amoxicillin is an antibiotic, not a pain killer. It can temporarily shrink down an infection, and therefore reduce your pain for a short time. Unless you have the source of the infection treated with a root canal or by extracting the tooth, it will come back as soon as you are off the antibiotic. You must have dentist finish treating your tooth. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Allergic to penicillin & clindamycin. What can I take for a tooth infection? The tooth is being removed next week
I am taking clindamycin for a tooth infection. I read it commonly causes c.Diff. What is it? Symptoms? How do I know if i get it?
GI overgrowth: Clostridium difficile (c.Diff) is a bacteria that can over-populate the GI tract when "nicer" organisms are killed off by antibiotic therapy. It results in diarrhea (usually yellowish, frequent and very foul smelling). It is not too common, but a risk. Eating live-culture yogurt during treatment can often help keep GI flora closer to normal and prevent c. Diff. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Right now im taking Clindamycin 300mg for a tooth infection, I have a TEVA 3109 pill as well. Is ot ok to take together or will it caise a problem?
DO NOT: Do not ever take medication just because you have a leftover pill or two. Always discuss meds with your prescribing Dentist or Physician. Clindamycin and TEVA 3109 (Amoxicillin) are both antibiotics. Your Dentist may want you to be taking both, but that's a decision for the Dentist to make. Note that actual dental treatment required, not just pills, to cure tooth infection. ...Read more
Ran out of clindamycin 300 for very bad tooth infection. Have pentrexl 500 can i take them and how often?
Is it safe for someone with gerds to take cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) for a tooth. Infection?
Yes: Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) or Clindamycin is a good antibiotic for dental infections, a strong killer of bacteria. It will have no direct effect on your gerd. It has no drug interactions. However, you can have some abdominal discomfort and even vomiting reaction to antibiotics. Get the infection under control, then have tooth treated promptly. Drink full glass of water when taking medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had a tooth infection a few months ago and can't get an extraction. My doctor prescribed Tylenol 3 + clindamycin 300 mg but I ran out and it's worse. ?
Treatment: Medications will not cure your infection. You need the tooth removed or root canal treatment. If there are financial constraints, talk to Dentist about payment plan, or check with Social Services for dental clinic in your area, or seek treatment at a Dental School. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Levaquin (levofloxacin) for a tooth infection? The clindamycin is not working, been on it for 6 days. I know Levaquin (levofloxacin) is not the first choice, but I'm desperate.
Dental care needed: Antibiotics are a bandaid for dental infections. They can keep it from spreading, but to fix the problem you need to get the infection drained and usually the tooth needs to be removed. If the clindamycin wasn't helping, a different antibiotic is not likely to do any better. Please see a dentist. ...Read more
A friend of mine have a tooth infection which she is not aware off. She was told to use cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) but she can't stand the pain.
I am on clindamycin for tooth infection. I also have microscopic polyangiitis vasculitis. Anyway lately i have been getting a red face and my skin is peeling. Its strange. It is also bruising more in my arms. I also am having more pain and a harder time w
How long does it take for the clindamycin to take effect on a tooth infection. The whole left side of my face swollen and seems to get worse every day?
24-48 hours: Know that antibiotics will not cure an abscessed tooth. Antibiotics may reduce severity and spread of infection, but root canal treatment/crown or extraction/implant/crown required. You may need I&D, change of antibiotic, and/or referral to a specialist. Contact your Dentist immediately. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: It takes about 24 hours for the antibiotic to begin working and it may take a few days for swelling to go down. Sometimes additional or different antibiotics have to be used if the first one didn't help. However, don't think that an antibiotic alone can fix the problem. It may make symptoms better, but you need to figure out why there is infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My husband has clindamycin 300 for a tooth in fection i have a uti can i use his tablets to get rid of the uti is there anything I can take otc
Clinda won't work: Clindamycin is not active against most of the bacteria that cause UTIs, and there are no safe and effective over-the-counter or natural treatments. (Some OTC "azo" products may help symptoms but don't treat the infection.) You definitely need professional care. Don't screw around with this; see your doctor soon to confirm the diagnosis and get proper treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Usually 2 Days: A regular tooth infection normally shows signs of significant improvement within 48 hours. However, you said "major, " so it might take a bit longer. If you don't notice a huge improvement within 2 days, it's always a good idea to see your dentist again and perhaps add another antibiotic prescription to what you're currently taking. Don't wait too long & allow the infection to spread or get worse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have a tooth infection on 31 Moxie dosage treatment ends on 18th, root canal scheduled 23rd. Is 5 days wait too long? Should I seek treatment sooner?
I was rx cleocin for a infection. 300 mg every 6 hrs a total of 10 pills. If that amount is enough? Is tooth infection and the tooth was remove
Only: The only one who will know if the medication you were given is "enough" is the Dentist or Oral Surgeon who removed your tooth. He/she knows your medical and dental histories, we don't. The dose you were given is common but that's not an assurance that it's perfect for you. if you have concerns, see your treating practitioner. ...Read more
Hi, I have a tooth infection and my cheek is kind off swollen i would like to know is ther is a way to get rid of this?
See you dentist now!: Car broken- call , roof leaks- call a roofer, toilet clogged-schedule a plumber, appendix about to burst- go to a doctor, tooth problem (swelling, pain, infection)- go to a dentist! Your problem has no self cure or over the counter remedy...only a dentist can help you! Make an appointment ASAP. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Hi, I have a tooth infection and my cheek is kindoff swollen I would like to know if there is a way to get rid of this. Thakns for your help?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
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