Nitrofurantoin - can I take this for an abcessed tooth? will it help?

Answers (1)

24 Dec 2011

It is highly unlikely that nitrofurantoin will help to treat an infected tooth.

Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic that fights bacteria in the body. Nitrofurantoin is used to treat urinary tract infections.

http://www.drugs.com/nitrofurantoin.html

Votes: +0

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Nitrofurantoin life span after purchased?

Nitrofurantoin: what is the expiration of this drug?

1 answer 21 Mar 2010

What is the best antibotic for abcessed tooth?

i have been taking bactrim for a week now for a abcessed tooth and i get up this morning and the whole right side of my face is swollen up in my eye

1 answer 28 Aug 2010

Tooth pain and narcotics?

Hello I don't know if anyone here knows anything about pain treatment in dentistry. Basically I have one permanent tooth that is loose as well ...

3 answers 20 Dec 2012

Nitrofurantoin - Why isn't this medication working for me?

I've been taking nitrofurantoin for two days now. Im experiencing diahrria and nausea but the frequency to urinate is every few minutes still. ...

1 answer 11 Jun 2013

Is it safe to take amoxicillin for more that 7 days for a dental abcess?

I do not have an abcessed tooth. I had a root canal done on my tooth and a few days later developed an infection. Went back to endodontist and he ...

2 answers 18 Jun 2013