Root canal performed Tue swelling and pain developed Wed, amoxicillin prescribed Thur morning. Fri night now and swelling is worse cheek is hot to touch. When will antibiotic start to work?
Yes, you need a prescription for Clindamycin which is similar to Amoxicilin, but is used for dental infections and after dental surgery. You can call the oral surgeon or dentist's office and they can call the prescription into your pharmacy. The difference can be noticed within a day.
- Amoxicillin Information for Consumers
- Amoxicillin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Amoxicillin (detailed)
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