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I have the antibiotic ceftim. Will this work for a toothache?
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Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: See below
It might work not the greatest for anaerobes penicillin Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) better.

In brief: See below
It might work not the greatest for anaerobes penicillin Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) better.
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
It depends on the cause of the toothache.
You should see an endodontist (root canal specialist) to determine what is the cause and also the appropriate way/options for treating this tooth.

In brief: Depends
It depends on the cause of the toothache.
You should see an endodontist (root canal specialist) to determine what is the cause and also the appropriate way/options for treating this tooth.
Dr. David Schneider
Dr. David Schneider
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Dr. Louis Gallia
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Perhaps, but
Perhaps, but even if it is an infection and the Ceftim helps, the improvement will be temporary.
See your dentist to find the problem

In brief: Perhaps, but
Perhaps, but even if it is an infection and the Ceftim helps, the improvement will be temporary.
See your dentist to find the problem
Dr. Louis Gallia
Dr. Louis Gallia
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In brief: Are u infected ?
Just because you have a toothache does not mean you have an infection.
If so, any antibiotic you take is worthless. Call a dentist in your town and have that tooth treated properly.

In brief: Are u infected ?
Just because you have a toothache does not mean you have an infection.
If so, any antibiotic you take is worthless. Call a dentist in your town and have that tooth treated properly.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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