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Can you take Cipro for a possible abscess tooth

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Can you take Cipro for a possible abscess tooth?
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DR. ALEX :

Great question, let me help you.

DR. ALEX :

are you here

DR. ALEX :

Yes, you can use Cipro for a tooth abcess, but the #1 recommended type of antibiotic is Amoxicillin

DR. ALEX :

If you have Cipro at home, you can go ahead and take it. If you don't feel like the infection is going down, then stop, call your dentist, and have a Rx of Amox called in

DR. ALEX :

Any other questions?

DR. ALEX :

did you get my response

Customer :

yes. Thank you

DR. ALEX :

Anything else I can help you wiht?

DR. ALEX :

with?

Customer :

no. I had Cipro on hand and wanted to verify it would work.

DR. ALEX :

You should get your tooth root canaled or extracted if you want to remove the infection for good

DR. ALEX :

That's what I thought

DR. ALEX :

Go ahead and use it, it can't hurt

Customer :

i hope to after i get over this. but when it doesnt hurt, i put it off.

DR. ALEX :

evaluate your symptoms though - if they don't get better, then stop taking it and call your DDS for a Rx of Amox

DR. ALEX :

I understand

Customer :

ok. thank you.

DR. ALEX :

you're welcome

DR. ALEX :

i hope you get feeling better

DR. ALEX :

Have a good day

Customer :

you to.

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