Pain after surgery

(Postoperative pain)

All Medications for Pain after surgery

  • Phenergan
    Prescription only

    Phenergan (Promethazine) is used to treat and prevent nausea and vomiting from surgery, motion sickness, or pregnancy. While it's cheap and available in different forms to make it easier to take, it can make you feel very sleepy, and its side effects mean that children under 2 and adults over 65 shouldn't take it.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Liquid
    • Suppository
  • Duragesic
    Prescription only

    Duragesic (fentanyl) is an excellent pain reliever, but should only be used by people who've tried other opioid pain medications and still need more relief.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Patch
    • Dissolving tablet
    • Mouth spray
    • Lozenge
    • Buccal tablet
    • Nasal spray
  • Neurontin
    Prescription only

    Neurontin (gabapentin) is an old seizure disorder medicine that is now used to treat nerve-related pain caused by different conditions.

    • Available dosage forms:
    • Pill
    • Oral solution
    • Extended release

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