A member asked:
i took one aleve (naproxen) about 5 hours ago for a toothache(getting into dentist asap). is it safe to take motrin now?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Arnold Malerman answered
52 years experience Orthodontics
OTC pain relief: OTC pain relievers are often not entirely effective at managing tooth pain. You may be better off calling your Dentist and asking him/her to prescribe a course of antibiotics.
Answered on Oct 21, 2016
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