Post Vasectomy Pain Killer Advice

We understand and appreciate that people deal with pain in different ways.

Following is our recommendations for a pain killer regime that you should be taking following your vasectomy. Please do not use Nurofen (ibuprofen) if you are asthmatic or have reflux disease or have been diagnosed with a stomach ulcer in the past.

On the night of your vasectomy

  • 2 Panadol (paracetamol) before bed

Day 1: After your vasectomy

Breakfast
  • 2 Panadol (paracetamol)
  • 2 Nurofen (ibuprofen)
Lunch
  • 2 Panadol (paracetamol)
  • 2 Nurofen (ibuprofen)
Supper
  • 2 Panadol (paracetamol)
  • 2 Nurofen (ibuprofen)

Day 2: After the procedure

  • 2 Panadol (paracetamol)
  • 2 ¬†Nurofen (ibuprofen)
  • To be taken as required; repeated 4 times per day
  • A prescription for Difene (Diclac, Voltarol) will be provided if you feel you need stronger pain killers and can be gotten from any chemist.
  • If you have any concerns at all, please call for advice.

 

Do not use Difene or Nurofen if you have a history of asthma or stomach ulcers.
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