Medications Used to Treat TMJ Disorder
There are no specific medications made for TMJ disorder, so drugs can only be prescribed to treat the symptoms. Symptoms of TMJ disorder vary widely from person to person, and because of this, a variety of medications can be used in treatment. Here is a list of medications that are commonly used to treat the symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder:
Acetaminophen - Tylenol
Topical Analgesics EMLA cream Lidocaine patches - Lidoderm Capsascin
Pain Medications Hydrocodone & APAP (APAP=acetaminophen) - Vicodin, Lortab Oxycodone & APAP - Percocet Propoxyphene & APAP - Darvocet, Darvon Morphine Sulfate - MS Contin, Kadian, Avinza Fentanyl - Duragesic, Fentora, Actiq
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Last Updated: 7/20/07