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Tylenol or Aleve?

100less
on 6/9/04 7:23 am - Stafford, VA
RNY on 03/02/04 with
I recall my surgeon saying to stay away from one of these but can't remember which. I have a headache? What should I take? Thanks
2FatB4
on 6/9/04 7:24 am - small town, MI
RNY on 04/12/04 with
Take only the Tylenol
Just Valena
on 6/9/04 7:25 am - Nunyabizness
Tylenol. Aleve is another NSAID that we aren't supposed to take after surgery.
sdebaca
on 6/9/04 7:54 am - Tucson, AZ
Why are NSAID's and other anti-inflamatorys a no-no after surgery? -Sharon
MsBatt
on 6/9/04 3:08 pm
NSAIDs are strong potential stomach irritants for anyone, and after having the RNY, that's an even bigger problem. Tylenol, on the other hand, works through the liver. This can also be a problem for ANYONE, but it's potential problems aren't any greater post-op than pre-op, since the RNY doesn't directly affect the liver. (However, rapid weight loss CAN adversely affect the liver, so ANY pain reliever should only be taken in moderation post-op.)
Jaime K.
on 6/9/04 7:30 am - Easton, PA
Hi Robin, Tylenol is fine because it is gentle on the stomach. I'm sure your doctor advised you to stay away from aspirin and anti inflammatory drugs such as aleve and advil. Hope you are feeling better soon.
Jaime K.
on 6/9/04 7:31 am - Easton, PA
Virginia H
on 6/9/04 8:11 am - Oklahoma City, OK
Hey Robin, Aleve, Motrin, Ibuprofen, Naproxsyn Sodium are all NoNo's post-op. Stick with Tylenol. The other's can literally eat a hole in your pouch which will require surgery to fix. Va