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What can my wife take for severe toothache while being pregnant?

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Dr. Bronwyn catherine Pitman
Specializes in General Practice
Paracetamol: The safest pain medication to use while pregnant is paracetamol 1000mg every 6 hours.
Answered on Feb 5, 2018
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience in Orthodontics
In the US we call this OTC NSAID Tylenol
Jan 14, 2018

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