I am having surgery for gum recession due to over-zealous brushing and teeth grinding. I will have all my mouth done at once. My dentist said he will give me a prescription for pain medication following the surgery. I have a very low tolerance for pain meds - meaning, in most cases I become extremely nauseated and throw up. I have tried (over the years) Percocet, Vicodin, Darvocet - all cause me to be ill. What could I ask him for that will not make me ill?
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