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bingbomblim
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when can I begin using Ibuprofen again after BA?




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DrPAldea38119


Plastic surgeon
Memphis, TN
United States
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  When to resume Motrin/Alleve/Nuprin/Ibuprofen after Surgery
December 20, 2009 3:29 PM

Ask your surgeon. Not all operations are the same and each one of us has different preferences. Unless there are drains involved, I allow my patients to resume such medications 10-14 days (more)
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drpousti


Plastic surgeon
La Jolla, CA
United States
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  Ask your physician before taking medications
November 2, 2009 2:36 PM

Since Ibuprofen is a blood thinner, i recommend not using the medication until a couple days or so after the surgery, as long as you are off of the pain medications as well. Be sure to (more)
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DrPlacik


Plastic surgeon
Chicago, IL
United States
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  Bleeding associated with Ibuprofen
November 1, 2009 1:38 PM

I just saw that you reported THREEE days ago that you had a hematoma after surgery. In this case you may be prone to bleeding problems with Ibuporfen if you want to use it AGAIN. I would (more)
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drplacik


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Chicago, IL
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  Motrin typically is OK 2 weeks after surgery
October 26, 2009 6:41 PM


In most instances, motrin or other anti-inflammatory medications are typically acceptable approximately 2 weeks after surgery. In any case, you should consult with your surgeon about (more)
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doug2


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new york, NY
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October 26, 2009 5:07 AM

Usually your surgeon will ask you to stop taking IBprophen two weeks before your procedure and give you pain medication to last one week after surgery. In most cases you can start taking (more)
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