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Table 3 Examples of most commonly prescribed post-operative antibiotics by survey dentists

From: Antibiotics prescribing practices in oral implantology among jordanian dentists. A cross sectional, observational study

Pre-Operative Antibiotic (number)* Route of administration (number)* Dose (number)*
Amoxicillin (32) I.M (1) 500 mg (1)
  Oral (31) 500 mg (15); 1000 mg (9); 2000 mg (7)
Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid (39) I.M (1) 1000 mg (1)
  Oral (38) 375 mg (1); 625 mg (23); 1000 mg (11); 2000 mg (3)
Post-Operative Antibiotic (number)* Dose (number)* Daily frequency (number)* Course duration (number)*
Amoxicillin (23) 500 mg (17) 3 times (17) 3 days (3); 4 days (2); 5 days (7); 7 days (5)
  1000 mg (6) Once (1) One day (1)
   3 times (1) 5 days (1)
   Twice (4) 5 days (2); 6 days (1); 10 days (1).
Amoxicillin + Clavulanic acid (49) 375 mg (1) 3 times (1) 5 days (1)
  500 mg (1) 3 times (1) 5 days (1)
  625 mg (28) Twice (4) 7 days (4)
   3 times (24) 3 days (2); 4 days (2); 5 days (10); 6 days (2); 7 days (7); 8 days (1).
  1000 mg (17) Once (1) 3 days (1).
   Twice (16) 1 days (1); 3 days (2); 4 days (2); 5 days (7); 6 days (1); 7 days (3).
  1250 mg (1) Twice (1) 8 days (1)
  1875 mg (1) Once (1) 1 day (1)
  1. Note: all post-operative antibiotics were administered per oral route. Note: (n)* number of surveyed dentists who prescribed the antibiotic.