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I'm having surgery (tonsillectomy) in 7 days and today I have a really bad headache. What pain relievers are safe to take?

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Dr. David Earle
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In brief: Acetaminophen

Stay away from the NSAID medication such as Motrin and aleve (naproxen) until you speak with your surgeon.
Acetaminophen however is just fine. Hope this helps!

In brief: Acetaminophen

Stay away from the NSAID medication such as Motrin and aleve (naproxen) until you speak with your surgeon.
Acetaminophen however is just fine. Hope this helps!
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