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Is vicodin prescribed for tooth pain relief

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Richards
Dentistry - Endodontics 20 years experience
Re-eval expectations: You really can't expect pain medication to stop moderate or severe dental pain. You need to call a dentist or endodontist to determine the source and... Read More
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Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 19 years experience
See your doctor: Assume that you were prescribed vicodin for tooth pain, you should see your doctor for medication change. You also should see a dentist for evaluatio... Read More
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Dr. Jason Alliger
Dentistry - Endodontics 25 years experience
Fix the problem: Firstly, take an anti inflammatory like Ibuprofen rather then vicodin. If that doesn't work, vicodin will be more effective. Second, get the tooth che... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Fuller
Dentistry 44 years experience
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen works just as well if not better than Codeine if you take it before the pain gets worse. 400 to 600 mg every 4 to 6 hours for two to three ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Lin
Dentistry 19 years experience
Antibiotics: You may need more than just pain medication / antibiotics if you are having severe tooth pain. It might be from an infection from a large/deep cavity... Read More
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Dr. James Wright
Dentistry 35 years experience
See a Dentist: You can go see your dentist. It sounds like it is more serious and needs some professional attention. Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any anti-inflammato... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Blixt
Addiction Medicine 26 years experience
At prescribed time: Take your Buspirone as you normally would at the normal time. Though you should avoid activites such as driving until you know how you will react, th... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Buspar (buspirone): U can take Buspar (buspirone) as it was regularly prescribed. There should be no adverse interactions.
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Dr. Gilberto Nunez
Cosmetic Dentistry 20 years experience
Normal time: You can take the Buspirone at your normal time, there is no contraindications when taking vicodin and buspirone.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 19 years experience
NSAIDs : Nsaids (advil, ibuprofen, motrin, aleve, (naproxen) naprosyn, etc.) are much more effective at controlling dental pain than opiates (hydrocodone, vico... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
Dentistry 48 years experience
Yes, but don't: Yes but it is very dangerous. I know 2 people that have died doing exactly what you asked. The 2 drugs magnify each other. The result makes you sleepi... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry 15 years experience
Toth pain: It is considered relatively safe to do so considering the time between the two but it is best to discuss this with your prescribing physician.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Calvert
Dentistry 38 years experience
See your dentist: Crocin is acetaminophen and caffeine. Taken by mouth it may offer some relief but a tooth ache will not go away with pain medication or on its own. Yo... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 56 years experience
OTC and DDS!: All the otc pain medications that you can take on your own have about equal onset of relief. Take what works best for you- advil, motrin, aleve (napro... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
Dentistry - Cosmetic 38 years experience
Yes: Hydrocodone is actually a potent analgesic for tooth pain. It's only masking the pain, so you should contact your dentist to have this evaluated to d... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 42 years experience
Pain meds: Pain meds are indicated for short term relief until you can get to see a dentist. Now is the time to be seen.
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