Ibuprofen, Not Morphine, Urged for Kids with Tonsillectomy Pain morphine plus 10-15 mg/kg acetaminophen every four hours or 10 mg/kg of ibuprofen every. Prescribed acetaminophen-narcotic pain medication (Lortab, you may also use ibuprofen (Motrin) in between the scheduled doses of acetaminophen- narcotic. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2015 Apr;152(4):769-70. doi: 10.1177/0194599815573200. Ibuprofen with acetaminophen for tonsillectomy pain. Baugh RF. It is very important that the patient avoid taking aspirin, Motrin, ibuprofen, Advil, Tylenol (acetaminophen – follow bottle directions) or the prescription pain.
How to Manage Your Child's Pain Post-Tonsillectomy over-the-counter liquid acetaminophen (Tylenol) with over-the-counter liquid ibuprofen. To compare the performance of ibuprofen vs codeine for postoperative pain management after tonsillectomy as measured by need for emergency department.