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Rochester, NH
A member asked about a 50-year-old female:

Oral surgery under local anesthetic, prescribed dolobid but no pain relief acheived. what else can she take to help with the dolobid. ?

1 doctor answer10 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 28 years experience
Add acetaminophen: if she doesn't have any allergies to tylenol, then she can add tylenol for additional pain relief. Also icing the sore area 20 minutes at a time will help reduce swelling and pain also. Dolobid is an NSAID so never take another NSAID with it (ibuprofen, aleve etc). Turmeric capsules can also help relieve pain and can be safely added to Dolobid. See dentist if pain worsens (or at least call)
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