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TN. I was put on tegreto last sunday but also got 125mgs of

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TN. I was put on tegreto last sunday but also got 125mgs of solumedrol im. The pain returned after 4 days. Am i right in assuming the solumedrol did the trick and not the tegretol?
JA: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: 3 months and nothing has helped
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Customer: I had a very traumatic extraction of 8 teeth 1 month prior to onset of tn
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

this is Dr. David

Tegretol is also used to treat nerve pain such as trigeminal neuralgia

solumedrol is a steroid injection which decreases inflammation all over your body.

solumedrol will wear off in 4-5 days.

you may need a higher dose of tegretol to help you with your trigeminal neuralgia pain.

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