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Adult Tonsillectomy

Adult tonsillectomy is extermely painful, particularly days 5-8.

YOU MUST EAT TO AVOID POST OPERTIVE INFECTION AND BLEEDING.

The risk of bleeding is greatest days 5-12.

Plan A – Moderately Severe Pain

2 Panadol 4th hourly daytime to max 8 per day
1 Targin (10/5) at bedtime

OR

Plan B – Very Severe Pain

1 Targin 12th hourly (10/5) i.e. two only in 24 hours) whilst taking 2 Panadols 4th hourly to max 8 per day.

WARNING

  • Taking pain relief if you have not been eating wil make you dizzy and nauseated.
  • You must eat throughout the day
  • NO NUROFEN/ASPIRIN/DISPIRIN/IBUPROFEN/FISH OIL
  • Cepacol Forte lozenges can be taken anytime for breakthrough pain.