Pharmacotherapy for TMD

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What is Pharmacotherapy for TMD?

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) can cause pain and discomfort in everyday activities such as eating, drinking, sleeping, talking and so forth. Pharmacotherapy is a treatment options for those suffering with TMD by helping to decrease the inflammation and any joint/muscle pain that the patient might be experiencing.

Some of the most common agents for pharmacotherapy includes:

  • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • corticosteroids
  • muscle relaxants
  • anxiolytics
  • tricylic antidepressants

If you are suffering from symptoms associated with temporomandibular disorder (TMD), give us a call at 709 754 4895 or book an appointment with Dr. Chedella at Epic Dental in St. John's. Dr. Chedella can thoroughly assess your situation and outline a treatment plan based on the specific cause (or causes) of your TMD disorder. We are also accepting new patients!

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