User Reviews for Flagyl
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Reviews for Flagyl to treat Dental Abscess
Review by Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month):
This was the first time I received Metronidazole for a tooth infection, usually they prescribe Keflex (cephalexin) or Amoxacillin. I would say that the Metronidazole worked quicker at easing the pain and It wasn't a capsule so I had an easier time swallowing it however, I have been suffering serious nausea followed by diarhea since I began taking it. Then last night without thinking about the interaction had a few drinks and spent the night vomiting and very ill with nausea, dry heaves etc. DO NOT DRINK ALCOHOL WITH THIS MEDICINE and always read your labels and accompanying info, I usually do but I've never had any kind of reaction to an antibiotic so I got lazy I suppose, because it was clearly stated on the bottle.
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July 12, 2012 12:02 PM
Review by dr d:
It is very useful for treating dental abscess but a combination will work better, along with amoxicillin. Flagyl alone might not be good enough.
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July 13, 2010 12:56 PM
Review by refa3a:
It is a good antibiotic for anaerobic bacteria. I prescribe it for my patients in conjunction with another antibiotic for the aerobic bacteria (example Amoxil).
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October 12, 2009 2:30 PM
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