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what anitbiotic are good for toothaches

What antibiotic is better to take for a tooth infection/ absess (abscess) tooth Ciprofloxacin or Bactrim?
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The best antibiotic is probably amoxicillin or clindamycin.  Ciprofloxacin would work.  I don't usually prescribe bactrim.  I don't really prescribe ciprofloxacin either.
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Will doxycycline work for an abcsess?
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i use kelflex for all related mouth infections when it comes to teeth., it works amazing they are red capsuls...seph-a-lex-in
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