The Use of Amoxicillin (500 Mg) Plus Metronidazole (500 Mg) for 7 Days Adds Adjunctive Benefits for Nonsurgical Periodontal Therapy, but Limited Evidence Supports Higher/Longer Dose

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Article Title and Bibliographic Information: Optimal dose and duration of amoxicillin-plus-metronidazole as an adjunct to nonsurgical periodontal therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, placebo-controlled trials. McGowan K, McGowan T, Ivanovski S. J Clin Periodontol 2018;45:56-67. Source of Funding: Information not available. Type of Study/Design: Systematic review with meta-analysis of data.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)249-251
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Amoxicillin
  • Metronidazole
  • Periodontitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dentistry(all)

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