How long should I take muscle relaxers after the breast augmentation?

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Ask your surgeon.

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Different surgeons have different post op protocol. 

Follow up with your surgeon as only your surgeon can ask your question. 

Muscle relaxers after BA

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Every surgeon has their own protocol for post op pain relief.  I don't routinely prescribe muscle relaxers after breast augmentation unless they need additional relief.  They are typically using the muscle relaxers for 7-10 days postop.

How long should I take muscle relaxers after the breast augmentation?

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Thank you for your question.  In my practice I do not prescribe them.  If it is not needed why put additional drugs into one's body?  I would recommend you discuss this with your surgeon, clearly there are different protocols for post operative management of patients.  Your surgeon has a protocol that yields results that they are confident in.  

David J. Wages, MD
Peabody Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 33 reviews

How long do I take muscle relaxers for after breast augmentation?

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Hello and thank you for your question.  Post-op regimens vary with different plastic surgeons; therefore you should talk to your plastic surgeon and see what they recommend that helps them to achieve the best results in their patient population.  I use a rapid recovery protocol and most of my patients are off of all narcotics and muscle relaxers within 3-7 days. 

Sean Kelishadi, MD
Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 32 reviews

How long should I take muscle relaxers after the breast augmentation?

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Best to ask your operating surgeon since every surgeon has a slightly different post op protocol based upon the type of surgery he or she performs. Best of luck for great results!

Muscle relaxers

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I routinely give muscle relaxers after breast augmentation and patients usually are weaned off them by 1 week after surgery.

Post op muscle relaxers

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Since every surgeon has his or her own unique post op protocol, you need to ask your surgeon who knows your case intimately. 
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Sheila S. Nazarian, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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