Ibuprofen and other anti-inflammatories can help reduce pain from toothache.
Do not take ibuprofen if you have asthma or stomach ulcers.
You may take 400mg every 6 hours.
Paracetamol is effective for all types of tooth pain.
You may take 2 X 500mg tablets every 6 hours.
DO NOT overdose on paracetamol. Never take more than 8 tablets in 24 hours.