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premedication question

Discussion in 'Dental' started by beezies, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. beezies

    beezies Senior Member
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    What do you guys use for renally or hepatically compromised pts? Is doxycycline ever used? Sorry for the ignorance, just trying to clear something up.
     
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    My depth chart:
    1) amoxicillin 2g 1h prior
    2) clindamycin 600mg 1h prior (if I prescribe this it's usually because they're penicillin-allergic)
    3) azithromycin 500mg 1h prior (I've only had to use this a couple times, both on penicillin-allergic patients with a history of colon problems)

    The AHA guidelines are pretty specific, and doxycycline isn't anywhere in there.
     
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