Emergency Treatment for TMJ

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Emergency Treatment for TMJ

Medications to consider for TM Joint pain or locking
 
Always check for contraindications, allergies and reactions with other medications.
 
1) Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS)
                Severe pain - consider a Medrol Dosepak.
                Moderate Pain - Diclofenac Potassium (Cataflam, Arthrotec or Zipsor)
 
 
2) Muscle Relaxants
                Constant Pain - Amrix, if causes drowsiness, consider Soma 250 QID
                Intermediate pain - Zanaflex Hs only
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