The use of antibiotic drugs in everyday dental practice

Terzieva, Olivera and Petrovski, Mihajlo and Maksimov, Zlatko and Markoska, Aleksandra (2017) The use of antibiotic drugs in everyday dental practice. In: 24th International Scientific Student’s Congress, 19-22 May 2017, Ohrid, Macedoni.


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produce a severe illness or even become fatal. Antibiotics are antimicrobial agents useful in numerous bacterial infections. Increasingly we're seeing the inappropriate use of antibiotics. The purpose of this our study was to determine which are the most commonly used antibiotics and who are the most frequently antibiotic treated diseases. Materials and methods: For the realization of our purpose in our study were included 20 dental clinics. We registered the total number of patients over a period of two weeks in which it was made any dental intervention. Further we registered the number of interventions in which were included antibiotics, type of antibiotic used for the treatment and the underlying disease for which antibiotics are included in the treatment. Results: Based on survey we found that commonly used antibiotics in dental practice in Macedonia are: 1.Doxycycline; 2.Amoxicillin+Clavulonic Acid; 3.Clindamycin; 4.Ampicilin; 5.Cefalexin and the most frequent diagnoses treated with antibiotics are: periapical processes, gangrenous tooth, after teeth extraction woods, impacted wisdom tooth. Conclusion: Based on these results we can conclude that antibiotics commonly used in everyday practice, and performance of the appropriate antibiotic to treat a certain diagnosis, data which is of great importance for the development of pharmacological dentistry and appropriate use of antibiotics.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Basic medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Mihajlo Petrovski
Date Deposited: 04 Oct 2017 12:08
Last Modified: 04 Oct 2017 12:08

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