Medication Instructions

Yukon Maxillo-Facial Surgery Center

___Norco (Acetaminophen and Hydrocodone 5.0mg, 7.5mg, or 10mg)

This is pain medication. Take 1-2 every 4-6 hours for the first 24 hours after surgery, and then take 1-2 every 4-6 hours as needed.

___Phenergan (Promethazine 25mg)

This is anti-nausea medication. Take 1 every 4-6 hours with pain medication for the first 24 hours after surgery, and then take 1 every 4-6 hours as needed for nausea.

___Penicillin V Potassium 500mg

This is an antibiotic. Take 1 four times daily (breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtime) until gone.

___Clindamycin 300mg

This is an antibiotic. Take 1 three times daily (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) until gone.

___Peridex (Chlorhexidine Gluconate)

This is a mouth rinse, swish ½ ounce for 1 ½ minutes then spit. Use after breakfast and dinner. 

FIRST 24 HOURS

MINIMUM ONE PAIN PILL EVERY 4 HOURS SHOULD BE TAKEN AROUND THE CLOCK. IT’S OKAY TO TAKE 2 IF NEEDED; YOU CAN ALSO DO THIS IN CONJUNCTION WITH IBUPROFEN.

SECOND DAY

MINIMUM ONE PAIN PILL EVERY 6 HOURS

FOLLOWED 4 HOURS LATER WITH 800MG OF IBUPROFEN.

THIRD DAY

YOU MAY BE ABLE TO TAKE IBUPROFEN DURING THE DAY

AND A PAIN PILL AT BEDTIME.