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What is the usual dose of amoxicillin+clavulanate potassium and metronidazole for a tooth infection?

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Dr. Robert Moretta
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In brief: Too much

For a normal tooth infection Amoxicillin 875mg two times a day for a week is enough.
Metronidazole would only be prescribed if you had a serious infection or if the amoxicillin was not helping. Remember antibiotics do not cure tooth infections. They are prescribed in conjunction with treatment, usually a root canal.

In brief: Too much

For a normal tooth infection Amoxicillin 875mg two times a day for a week is enough.
Metronidazole would only be prescribed if you had a serious infection or if the amoxicillin was not helping. Remember antibiotics do not cure tooth infections. They are prescribed in conjunction with treatment, usually a root canal.
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