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Advil after root canal

A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds like a lot: Two regular strength Advil and two regular strength Tylenol, 3 times, would equal 6 Advil and 6 Tylenol. That would mean 12 pills every 4 hours, or 72 ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Yes: But no more than that.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
For most people: Is your kidney function normal? Have you ever had stomach bleeding? Do you take aspirin? Other meds? Probably your pain control will be just as good a ... Read More
Dr. Hratch Karamanoukian
31 years experience Phlebology
Advil (ibuprofen): This is safe as it is a short duration treatment, unless you have renal insufficiency (kidney function reduction) or significant acid reflux (GERD) or ... Read More
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Root canal: You should not wait 4 weeks to get a painful tooth treated. Things can get worse and ore painful in that time. Most endodontists, root canal specia ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Do not delay: The sooner you deal with it, the better.
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Dental Appointment: Have the appointment moved up. The pain will very likely increase until pain meds are not working. Infection may set in, too. All the best..
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Sauer
27 years experience Pain Management
Yes: The two medications you listed are often used together to treat pain as they each have a different mechanism of reducing pain.
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Rct pain: There can be pain following a root canal until,the infection resolves. If you have severe pain you should call the dentist that did the root canal an ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Stomach pain: May be side effect of antibiotic, but do't stop taking unless your Dentist or specialist Endodontists says it's OK to quit early. Advil can cause sto ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
DDS \ OBGYN consult: The best thing to do is to have your dentist consult with your physician or obgyn to find out what precautions should be taken. They both know you an ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
46 years experience Dentistry
Ask Your Dentist: Ibuprofen can increase bleeding, so your dentist may want you to wait until the end of the visit. It is an excellent drug to block inflammation which ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Barr
Specializes in Occupational Medicine
K: Since medications like I buproven can cause prolong bleeding I would advise you to ask your dentist if it ok to premedicate with it prior to the proc ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Blain
25 years experience Family Medicine
Zydus: only way to answer this is for you to write generic name of Zydus on your question, but I Googled it and it sounds like oxycodone ... safe to take ibu ... Read More
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