Yes, doxycycline can be used for a mouth/dental abscess... however, depending on where the abscess is in the mouth/at the root of a tooth, etc... there may be other more effective antibiotics. If the dentist has prescribed this for you for this infection then it should be fine.
- Doxycycline Information for Consumers
- Doxycycline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Doxycycline (detailed)
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