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INTRODUCTION: Prophylactic anti-infection agents are exceptionally fundamental as they are compelling in decreasing any bacterial diseases and furthermore lessens the post usable temperature after broad sedation in youngsters. Anti-toxins doesn't totally wipe out the microscopic organisms yet diminishes the impacts of bacterial attack for kids going through dental treatment under broad sedation.
AIM: To analyze the antibiotics commonly prescribed in children undergoing dental treatment under general anesthesia.
MATERIALS AND METHODS: The data was collected from Saveetha dental college department.The details of 206 patients were collected, out of which 75 patients fulfilled the inclusion and exclusion criteria.The data analysis was calculated using SPSS software of version 23 for which chi square test and pearson correlation test was conducted. The P value less than 0.05 was considered statistically significant.
RESULTS: Antibiotics most commonly prescribed are ampicillin with cloxacillin (41.89%) followed by other drugs (29.73%) which includes azithromycin, clindamycin, erythromycin and ciprofloxacin. A significant association was noted between the age and the antibiotic prescribed.(p=0.000)k
CONCLUSION: In the present study , antibiotics prescribed commonly for children undergoing dental treatment under general anaesthesia was ampicillin+cloxacillin of 3-6 year age group female children.