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A 36-year-old member asked:

What are some narcotic pain medication for dry socket?

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Dr. James Donley
Dentistry 55 years experience
No: Your dentist can place a medication in the socket which helps stop the pain quite quickly. Taking ibuprophen and tylenol (acetaminophen) until you see your dentist will help temporarily.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

What narcotic pain medication is used for dry socket?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Peter Karsant
Dentistry 40 years experience
Not needed if: You see the dentist everyday for about 2 weeks to change the iodoform gauze.
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A 32-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me about narcotic pain medication?

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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology 51 years experience
Used sparingly: For moderately severe pain and only for brief periods of time, either during or after surgery, and for those individuals who require ongoing pain control or for withdrawal management.
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Dr. Carol Van der Harst
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
It is important to know that what works in the short run, may not help at all in the long run. Review your habits with your physician, because smoking, drinking and addictive family history can be important in your decision. Be safe and healthy.
Jul 27, 2014
Last updated Jun 7, 2013

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