i have a question ok im going to the dentist to get 12 teeth pulled out he presibed me to take methylprednisolone to start taking the day before my appointment he said it will keep the swelling down. do i need to really take this. 2 of my teeth has to be surgey removed

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  • Dr.Ritz

    Dr.Ritz 25 - September - 2011, at 10:38 AM

  • normally as a premedication antibiotics and the sedatives are prescribed so as to take care of the infection and the anxiety. Whether you need anything for swelling depends upon the dentist who has to do the surgery. Without taking proper history and doing clinical examination it is not possible to comment . If you have any doubt then you can discuss with your denist or you can take the second opinion. For more info on teeth exraction you can visit the following link.....http://www.identalhub.com/dental-swelling-after-tooth-extraction-878.aspx

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