Does Tetracycline work for oral abscess?
Question posted by Belkis Rivero on 30 Aug 2009
Last updated on 6 September 2009 by robo
Yes. Tetracycline is a broad spectrum antibiotic used in the treatment of dental bacterial infections. Tetracycline has a natural tendency to concentrate in the gingival fluids around the teeth so it is often used to treat gingivitis and gum disease.
You will find more information on the care of dental abscesses at https://www.drugs.com/cg/dental-abscess-aftercare-instructions.html
- Tetracycline uses and safety info
- Tetracycline information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side effects of Tetracycline (detailed)
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