COMMON NON-STEROIDAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS AND ORTHODONTIC PAIN

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Maria Bogdan, Andreea Daniela Meca, Dorin Nicolae Gheorghe, Mihail Virgil Boldeanu, Vasilica Toma, Adina Turcu-Stiolica, Anne Marie Rauten

ABSTRACT

Orthodontic therapy is associated with pain and discomfort, which usually appear at every stage of the treatment, causing patients to ask the dentist for a prescription with pharmacological agents or to resort to non-prescription drugs. This brief review summarizes some of the main characteristics for four non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (acetylsalicylic acid, acetaminophen, ibuprofen and meloxicam) frequently used to alleviate orthodontic pain, the first three of them having the advantage of being OTC drugs.

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