The reason I had a hip replacement about a year ago. I take 2000mg or 4 caps a half hour to one hour prior to the procedure. I am allergic to many antibiotics but not this one. I have however had clostridium dificile more than once, which scares me taking this prescription. Is it absolutely necessary to take this?? Thank you.
Amoxicillin - I have been prescribed Amoxocillin - 500mg caps prior to dental work?
- 28 Feb 2015 by Flower1933
- 28 February 2015
- allergic reactions, cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes, amoxicillin, oral and dental conditions, hip replacement, prescription, antibiotics
I'm sure the dentist thinks it is. I would call my primary and ask him what he thinks about you taking antibiotics in this way. I wouldn't think that a one time dose would cause a problem. There there is the fact if you get an infection afterwards you'll need several days worth.
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