What pain reliever is used for wisdom teeth removal?

Hydrocodone,tylenol, For postoperative pain, the most common analgesics are hydrocodone (vicodin, lortab) , tylenol (acetaminophen) #3, or percocet. In patients who are drug tolerant, hydomorphone (dilaudid) may be used.
Narcotics. Narcotics like Percocet or vicodin. Antiinflammatories and analgesics like toradol.
5mg vicodin. The dentist will most likely give you 5mg vicodin (5mg hydrocodone and 500 mg Acetaminophen (tylenol)) for pain relief. He or she might also give you an antibiotic to prevent the widespread release of bacteria into the bloodstream. Tramadol and even prescription strength Ibuprofen may be strong enough for others. Have chronic pain, you may need more.
Nitrous and local . The anesthetic itself is usually done with nitrous oxide (laughing gas) and injected local anesthetic.

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What is the wisdom teeth removal experience like?

Mine was fine. As a kid, i had IV sedation, woke up, numb for a few hours and then was out and about. Hope yours will also be easy. Read more...
No problems. I had mine taken under local anesthetic, i thought everything went so quickly and easy, they were not impacted. Good luck. Read more...
Oral surgeon. It varies alot. Based on age, depth of impaction, infection, skill of surgeon. For very best results, see a board certified oral & maxillofacial surgeon for evaluation/treatment. Read more...

Why am I still having pain from wisdom teeth removal?

Depends. Perception and response to pain varies greatly from patient to patient. Whether or not your pain is normal or not may depend upon how long ago your surgery was performed, the level of difficulty required to remove the teeth, as well as the technique and experience of the person performing your surgery, and more importantly if postop instructions were followed. Contact your dentist or surgeon. Read more...
Depends. How many days ago did you have your wisdom teeth? Patients tend to be sore for 3-7 days after wisdom teeth removal. Sometimes there is discomfort for 2 weeks depending on the patient, health issues, pain threshold, patient compliance etc. See your dds for a follow up visit. Read more...