Use of Analgesics in Endodontics 2010

Objectives and Goals

  • Describe the mechanism of action of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs.
  • Describe the mechanism of action of the narcotic analgesics.
  • Describe the anti-inflammatory mechanism of action of corticosteroids.
  • Describe the indications and contra-indications of the various analgesic agents.
  • List the indicated effective doses for the analgesic agents.
  • List the side effects for the various analgesic agents. 

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