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Tooth Infection

Tooth infection
Usual Organisms Therapy (Alternatives) – Usual adult dosages listed.
Oral microflora (streptococci, oral anaerobes) Penicillin VK:  250-500 mg PO q6-8h


or
Amoxicillin: 250-500 mg PO q6-8h.


or
Cephalexin (Keflex): 500 mg PO q6h


or
Clindamycin (Cleocin): 150-300 mg PO q6h


or
Erythromycin (EES, E-Mycin): estolate /stearate /base formulations: 250 mg PO q6h or 500 mg PO q12h. Ethylsuccinate salt (EES): 400-800mg q6-12 hours.


Resistant strains (beta-lactamase producing):
Augmentin 875mg orally twice daily or 250-500 mg three times daily

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