I have been in agony for three days. I went to the dentist yesterday, I have an infection at the root of the tooth, because it hurt so bad the dentist couldn't do a complete exam until the antibiotics cleared out the infection. I am taking 500 mgs. amoxicillin 4x day. I took all 4 yesterday and just took second of the day today. I swear I am in more pain than I was yesterday. My dentist has me taking 1 lortab and tylenol followed by 800mg of Motrin a couple hours after that. I usually do not take medication besides anitbiotics when necessary, and this seems like a lot of medication, but I am still in bad pain. I do not want to call the dentist, I do not want him to think I am a junky or something, cuz I am not. My questions are, when will the antibiotics work so it doesn't feel like the right upper side of face will not explode any second, also, is this kind of pain normal after a day of antibiotics, and finally aside from the oragel I have been slathering on what helps??