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Is Ibuprofen Good For A Tooth Ache
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Ibuprofen better: Feldene (piroxicam) is a rx drug that is typically used for the following: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis. Dentists typically recommend taking an otc med such as Ibuprofen (advil) or Naproxen sodium (aleve). Nsaids are recommended for both their analgesic & anti-inflammatory properties. Obviously, if you are allergic or have sensitivity to this family of drugs, consult w/ doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Is there a over the counter substitute for amoxicillin and a good pain pill for a broken tooth next to my wisdom tooth?
See a dentist: In the USA, you need a prescription to get amoxicillin or any antibiotic. You need to see a MD or a dentist (physician of the mouth) to get a prescription. Same with an effective pain pill, so go right to the doctor who can help you the most...a dentist! ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Ibuprofen: With this said, I do recommend your seeing a dentist if the pain does not go away within a few days. There may be a problem which requires addressing to prevent a more serious problem. Ibuprofen will not kill nor treat an infection. Please see a dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not Really: The high alcohol in brandy may temporarily give some pain relief but it will not cure any tooth problems. While drinking some may take your mind off of it, the loss of control and inhibitions may make the pain less tolerable. See a dentist as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If ibuprofen is no longer working to reduce the pain from a toothache, would dihydrocodeine be a good alternative?
Tramadol: Tramadol is a prescription pain medication. It is an synthetic opioid medication. It is effective for some chronic pain patients. However, it has the same potential for tolerance, addiction like other opiate. Medication as a sole therapy is not as effective as more comprehensive therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
None: Can't really think of an OTC med strong enough to quell the pain of a broken limb. Usually narcotic pain relievers would be used. I never recommend NSAIDS like Advil or Aleve when you need healing as they do relieve pain, but they also interfere with the healing process, potentially prolonging the healing phase.You're pretty much left with Tylenol (acetaminophen). If no choice & really need relief, use an NSAID. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Oil of Clove: Oil of clove placed on a small piece of cotton and inserted in a deep cavity has been known to temporarily alleviate tooth sensitivity IF the nerve is alive. Severe tooth pain can indicate a dead nerve and abscess... if so, you need to be seen immediately. Don't allow your pain to become unbearable. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Is it safe to take amoxicillin with macrobid one is for a tooth I just got a root canal in and the other is for a uti?
See a dentist: Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) has been found to have increased effectiveness because it is an opioid combined with acetaminophen and good for tooth pain. Of course, it’s temporary relief and visit to your dentist is warranted. Call for appointment today. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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