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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Alliger
23 years experience Endodontics
Pain relief: Sure! however, unless you treat the problem it will only give you temporary relief. See you dentist.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
You can: But the sooner you get to see your dentist the sooner the tooth problem will be diagnosed and treated. Feel better soon...
Dr. Danni Sayman
18 years experience Endodontics
No: Ibuprofen is a better alternative.

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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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If YouCanSeeThePills: Sure! But you shouldn't have glaucoma if you take Excedrin :) There is scant evidence of an association, let alone a causal relationship. In fact it ... Read More
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Dr. Jon Fishburn
30 years experience Ophthalmology
Regular excedrin: Yes, if it's regular excedrin. Consult with your eye physicianif you are considering excedrin PM. The latter has diphenhydramine, which is contraindic ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There is no interaction between excedrin and glaucoma. If the excedrin can relieve your pain, then go for it.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
60 years experience Pain Management
Adds to effect: Caffeine makes the response to Aspirin and Acetaminophen better so it is included in these preparations.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Newton
19 years experience Pain Management
Not with alcohol: It is not recommended to mix medications with alcohol.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yun Tran
Dr. Yun Tran answered
16 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: It is probably the acetaminophen and the aspirin in excedrin that help the toothache. if you don't have acetaminophen or ibuprofen around, I suppose y ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No, its a different : Excedrin extra strength is acetaminophen, Aspirin and caffeine. It works in a completely different system, does not affect beta receptors, and does no ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Williams
18 years experience Pharmacy
Dose dependent: Excedrin is a combination of Acetaminophen (tylenol) Aspirin and caffeine. Acetaminophen is recommended to mot exceed 300mg/day. Aspirin can cause ulc ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
How Much Excedrin?: A more important issue is how ofter you take the excedrin. You may be causing rebound headaches which in many ways are more difficult to treat than mi ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Lockhart
9 years experience Dentistry
Substitute: have you looked at Aleve PM?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Godot
8 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not recommended: While 3 tablets would probably be unlikely to cause adverse effects in most people, the maximum recommended dose is 2 caps per day. If I were looking ... Read More
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