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Prescribed Flucloxacillin for infected cyst, amoxicillin for tooth infection. Both can be taken together?

Hello, two days ago my doctor gave me a course of 500mg flucloxacillin for infected cyst on my arm. Now the dentist has just put me on 500mg amoxicillin for a bad and painful tooth infection. I was so terrified at the dentist I forgot to tell her about the flucloxacillin! My question is can I take both of these antibiotic courses at the same time or would it be dangerous? Thank you
Asked On : Sun, 24 Feb 2013
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,
Welcome to HCM,
You do not require both the medicine at a time.
You might have informed about the medicine you are taking, so he might not have prescribed Amoxicillin.
Flucloxacillin is good antibiotic and will work for dental infection as well.
So discontinue any one medicine after consulting your doctor.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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