toothache hurts bad i believe its infected i cant chew it thribs will the medidine help till i can go to er wen husband gewts off worj to watch two kids
30 Jul 2011
Cephalexain is a drug that my dentist has used several times but sometimes depending upon the type of bacteria causing the infection it is necessary to give a different course of antibiotics in order to eradicate the infection thus allowing the dentist to repair or do the necessary treatment once the tooth are is free from infection I think that's why it's a good idea for you to give his office a call let them know what is going on and it may be best if he see's you prior to prescribing an antibiotic just so that you are on the specific course of treatment in order to best treat your problem. I wish you the very best, please take good care
- Cephalexin Information for Consumers
- Cephalexin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Cephalexin (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
can I use cephalexin for emergency treatment for a tooth abcess?
2 answers • 28 May 2010
I had a tooth pulled , had infection with the tooth. Dr. prescribed Cephalexin 500 MG 4 times a day. I am allergic to penicillin , should I be taking ...
1 answer • 4 Jan 2011
tooth had to be extracted because it was fractured, also have another molar that is infected
1 answer • 28 Oct 2012
0 answers • 22 May 2014