I have a severe toothache. X-rays at dentist today showed infection. Clindamycin was prescribed as well as 800mg Motrin. I have been mixing Tylenol (2 500mg pills) with Motrin (4 200mg pills) to kill pain. I also take Aleve in between the doses of Tylenol and Motrin if pain persists... Is this detrimental?
17 Aug 2010
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17 Aug 2010
I do not think I would be mixing such large doses of the NSAIDS together, both Aleve OTC *over the counter* and Motrin are in that family, so your alternating with Motrin and Tylenol I would say is safe to use. You should not really be needing the Aleve. Too much NSAIDS can and do cause some intestinal bleeding in some people. So I would be very, very careful, if the pain persists after a couple of days on the antibiotic, which should take away a lot of the pain in your tooth, and swelling also. I would then contact the Dentist again for further examination. Too much of a good thing can be very harmful. Please be careful. I hope you're soon feeling better, it is not fun having problems with your teeth. Bless You..
17 Aug 2010
when my kids are sick the hospital always tells me to give them tylenol and motrin. i wouldnt be mixing aleve with it. i would ask the dentist for a mild pain killer just to take until it goes away. maybe he could give you lortab or something. explain to him how much pain you're in... im sure he'll understand
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