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Is cefuroxime axetil 500mg effective in treating tooth infections?

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In brief: Not first choice

This is an antibiotic, but not my first choice in treating oral infections.
I usually start with Amoxicillin and when someone is allergic to that go to clindamycin. This antibiotic may help but some but will not cure a tooth infection. One must eliminate the source of infection to cure and that means trying to get to a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment.

In brief: Not first choice

This is an antibiotic, but not my first choice in treating oral infections.
I usually start with Amoxicillin and when someone is allergic to that go to clindamycin. This antibiotic may help but some but will not cure a tooth infection. One must eliminate the source of infection to cure and that means trying to get to a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Charles Kattuah
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In brief: Probably not

Different antibiotics treat different bacteria, in the one you listed is not a first choice for dentists.
I suggest you seek the care of a local dentist to resolve your problem.

In brief: Probably not

Different antibiotics treat different bacteria, in the one you listed is not a first choice for dentists.
I suggest you seek the care of a local dentist to resolve your problem.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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