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What medications do doctors prescribe after laparoscopic gallbladder removal?

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Dr. George T Tsai
General Surgery 27 years experience
Dr. Matthew Lublin
General Surgery 25 years experience
Usually 1 or 2: Almost all patients are prescribed a narcotic medication for pain relief - a stool softener may be given as well as pain medication can be constipating.

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