If you're currently experiencing dental pain and have a waiting period until your next appointment, try this over the counter combination for relief- this cocktail has taken the place of opiods with great success and we're confident it will for you, too!
Alternate Every 3 Hours:
500-1,000mg Acetaminophen (extra strength Tylenol)
400mg Ibuprofen (Advil or Motrin)
***Do not exceed limit of 6 Acetaminophen in 24 hours (3,000mg max)***
Researchers say this combination cocktail works better than prescribed opioids and are less likely to cause side effects. At Thomas Family Dentistry, we believe prescribed pain killers should be a last resort, and now with this OTC combination, we can reduce the frequency of opioid prescriptions without leaving our patients in pain!
Give this OTC cocktail combo a try, and we are confident that it will relieve your dental pain.
Daily Max limit for ibuprofen- 3,200 mg per day
Daily max limit for acetaminophen- 3,000 mg per day