A 46-year-old member asked:
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which is better for a toothache advil (ibuprofen) pm or tramadol?

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Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Either: Different pain medications work differently for different patients.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
Dr. Louis Gallia
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
See dentist: There is a disease related reason for a toothache. See a dentist. Some patients respond better to different medications.
Answered on Apr 16, 2014
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
55 years experience Dentistry
Neither: See a dentist and don't depend on pills. Pain will be there when pills wear off.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: Visit your dentist. Any other treatment is a temporary relief. A tooth pain won't go away without treatment and the infection may spread to your jaw, ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: there is no drug interactions between these two drugs. However, do not start a new medication without telling your doctor, even OTC advil (ibuprofen).
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: There is no drug interactions. Tramadol is similar to narcotic analgesics and Advil (ibuprofen) is NSAID. However, always ask your doctor about curren ... Read More
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