Wednesday, May 9, 2018

How To Treat Dental Pain Without Opioids

New research from the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University has found that Ibuprofen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs alone or in combination with acetaminophen are better at easing dental pain but sometimes opioids are the best option but should only be prescribed as a last resort.

The research found on adults: a combination of 400 milligrams of ibuprofen and 1,000 milligrams of acetaminophen was superior to any opioid containing medications.

Anita Aminoshariae, an associate professor in the dental schools department of Endodontics and one of the study's authors, hopes health care providers take note of these findings!

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