A 38-year-old member asked:
type of pain killers prescribed for post operative pain relating to inguinal hernia repair?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Para answered
29 years experience General Surgery
Varies: Usually a narcotic pain pill such as Percocet or vicoden is prescribed after inguinal hernia repair. I like to add Ibuprofen as well, it seems to decrease the amount of narcotic needed to control pain in the first week after herniorraphy.
Answered on Dec 7, 2015
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