COMMONLY USED ANALGESICS IN DENTISTRY

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

STUDY NOTES ⚕️

1️⃣ For mild to moderate pain with little inflammation:

💊 Paracetamol ~ 500-650 mg QID

💊 Low dose ibuprofen ~ 400-600 mg (5-10mg/kg) TDS

2️⃣ Postextraction or similar acute but short-lasting pain:

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

💊 Diclofenac ~ 50 mg TDS, then BD orally, (75mg deep IM)

💊 Nimesulide ~ 100 Mg BD

💊 Aspirin ~ 350-650mg TDS OR QID (Maximal 1000mg)

~Sunantha 🖋️