What medication is usually prescribed after wisdom teeth removal?

Pain. You are usually prescribed a pain medication, like vicodin, and sometimes an antibiotic to ward off any possible infection.
Depends. For a good % of cases an antibiotic and pain medication will be prescribed. Some may get one without the other.

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How much pain medication is generally taken after wisdom teeth removal?

8-16 pills. Vicodin and 800mg of Ibuprofen every 4-6 hours for 48 hours, then re-evaluate.
Depends. The amount and type of pain medication required by an individual following wisdom teeth surgery varies from patient to patient. Some patients take only over the counter analgesics, i.e., ibuprofen, Aspirin or Acetaminophen for a day or two, while others may require or request multiple prescriptions for pain meds.

What is the drug of choice for wisdom teeth removal sedation?

Versed. Versed is a short acting benzodiazepine that is a powerful anti-anxiolytic medication. It is normally given with other drugs, like a narcotic, to provide adequate sedation for patients.
There are many. Trust you anesthesiologist to give you the proper medication for your health, and to keep you comfortable.
Usually Versed plus. Versed is a short acting benzodiazepine that is a powerful anti-anxiolytic medication. It is normally given with other drugs, like a narcotic, to provide adequate sedation for patients.
Multiple. Most oral surgeons use a combination of drugs often including midazolam, fentanyl, ketamine, propofol, and glycopyrrolate. The technique will vary according to surgeon preference and patient requirements. For very best results, make sure you are evaluated and treated by a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon.