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On lortab post root canal, have dizziness, sweating, breathing difficulty, vomiting sensation, hot flashes. What could this be?

I just had a root canal done. Have been taking lortab as needed the last 2 days. Today I suddenly got dizzy started sweating alot as it felt like I couldn t breath. I also felt like throwing up even after sitting down and resting head on the table. I felt so hot and it was so hard to breath I actually made my friend unzip my dress infront of everyone。about 5min later I felt fine. What could this be? From the root canal pain? The meds? Or something else?
Asked On : Mon, 1 Oct 2012
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The dizziness may be due to the medicines administered or due to infected pulp remaining within the tooth.
I would advice you to avoid anxiety.Take rest.
Frequent warm saline gargle has to be done.
Get the medicines replaced if causing dizziness.
Please do visit a dentist and get the treatment procedures completed.
Do not take medicines in empty stomach.
Hope this helps.
Answered: Wed, 5 Jun 2013
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