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took 800mg motrin 4hr ago, 10/350 hydrocodone 2hr ago for toothache, still pain b/c tolerance from use for spine injury. is safe to take 1/2 more hc?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Dentist ASAP: If that much pain medication is not helping you need to see a dentist now. The pain will soon become unbearable.
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Visit a dentist: If in any doubt always seek professional advice prior to taking any medications even OTC. The key to successful dental pain management is proper diagnosis first and then correct treatment by your dentist.
Dr. Louis Gallia
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 45 years experience
Dentist today: No. That is a very strong narcotic. See DDS today to resolve cause of pain.

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