Posted on 1 Comment

Study: Naproxen More Effective Than Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen After Dental Surgery

More evidence that NSAIDs with or without acetaminophen are more effective in alleviating pain in the postoperative dental surgery pain model. A recent study from JBR Clinical research demonstrated some unanticipated findings:

“This study is important because the relative efficacy of these two commonly used pain medications has not been directly compared in a validated acute pain model, furthermore, this study is timely because options for reducing the use of opioids to control postoperative pain are highly desired and can provide clinicians with important alternatives when recommending appropriate analgesics.”

Todd Bertoch MD, CEO JBR Clinical Research

We would love to see a fixed OTC combination of naproxen with acetaminophen – much akin to Advil Dual Action – for the future!

David MH Lambert, DDS

Diplomate, ABOMS

1 thought on “Study: Naproxen More Effective Than Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen After Dental Surgery

  1. This is an amazing piece of work…thank you for everything you do Dr Lambert!

Leave a Reply