How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. David Your Own Question
Dr. David
Dr. David, Board Certified Physician
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 42794
Experience:  Experienced Physician trained in New York City. I'm ready to help.
41363181
Type Your Medical Question Here...
Dr. David is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

On 17 December I had a cardiac catheterization which

Customer Question

On 17 December I had a cardiac catheterization which resulted in 2 stents being inserted. As a result, I am now taking on a daily basis: Metoprolol, 1 & 1/2 25 MG tablets; Effient, 5 MG, one tablet; low dose aspirin, 81 MG. In the evening I take one 40 MG Pravastatin table. While taking all of this, is it safe to take either Tylenol, Advil, or Aleve for normal pain relief, more specifically for pain caused by a tooth ache until I can get to a dentist?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 11 months ago.

This is Dr. David

better to take tylenol than advil or aleve which can increase risks for bleeding.

limit your tylenol to less than 3000mg in a 24 hour period if your liver is healthy.

do see a dentist right away

rinse your mouth out with salt water regularly

let me know if you have other questions.

if done for now, please leave positive rating above the chat box so I can get credit for helping you today

we only get credit for helping clients after positive feedback

you can always reach me with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have any other questions

here is my website if you need to reach me again:

http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/

Thanks for using JustAnswers.com