Dental Considerations: Local anesthesia with vasoconstrictor ok. Staining of teeth, tongue and restorations, nasal congestion and dyspnea. Increased calculus formation, taste alterations, mucosal desquamation and irritation, transient parotitis.
Dental Drug Interactions: None
Precautions: Pregnancy Category B, no breast-feeding data.
Action: Bactericidal inhibits DNA gyrase, which is required for DNA replication, transcription, repair, recombination, transposition and maintenance of helical structure.