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dental infection

I have two failed implants due to infection which did not respond to Clindamycin. I also got a bad reaction to Clindamycin a feeling of big lump in throat, sore throat and severe heartburn. In spite of the fact that I drank at least 10ounces of water with each pill.
My question is since I'm allergic to penicillin.  What antibiotic is effective for teeth and gum infections????
Thank you.
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You can use Biaxin500mg. or Zithromax, but these antibiotics to not have the efficacy in the mouth as do penicillin or clindamycin.
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Thank you so much for your response. May I also ask what length of time would I take the Biaxin?  And is there any home treatment, Like garlic pills etc. that would help augment healing? ( since Biaxin is not considered the best treatment.) Although I'm stuck with that. And frankly, I was on the Clindamycin for weeks and that didn't get rid of the infection, so maybe a broad spectrum antibiotic will work for me.  I sure hope so.  thank you again for your advice.
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