COMMONLY USED ANALGESICS IN DENTISTRY

Worry not! Your common analgesics are here at the rescue!🦸

STUDY NOTES βš•οΈ

1️⃣ For mild to moderate pain with little inflammation:

πŸ’Š Paracetamol ~ 500-650 mg QID

πŸ’Š Low dose ibuprofen ~ 400-600 mg (5-10mg/kg) TDS

2️⃣ Postextraction or similar acute but short-lasting pain:

πŸ’Š Keterolac ~ 15-30 Mg IV or IM; Orally, 10-20mg QID

πŸ’Š Diclofenac ~ 50 mg TDS, then BD orally, (75mg deep IM)

πŸ’Š Nimesulide ~ 100 Mg BD

πŸ’Š Aspirin ~ 350-650mg TDS OR QID (Maximal 1000mg)

~Sunantha πŸ–‹οΈ

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