Lip fillers are an increasingly popular treatment way to help your lips get the fuller look and feel that you’re looking for. If you’re having (or considering having) lip fillers, there are bound to be some questions you need answering. REVOLAX are the nation’s favourite dermal filler is The Nation’s Favourite Dermal Filler. Our guides tell you everything you need to know to make a decision on which treatment is right for you. his article, we’re answering the question: ‘Can you take paracetamol after lip fillers?’ as well as covering some important information about our lip fillers, and the recovery and aftercare process of a treatment. Read on to find out all you need to know. 

The Use of REVOLAX in Lip Procedures

All of our treatments are specifically designed to enhance facial features, including lip augmentation. They are developed using a high-quality hyaluronic acid formula that delivers natural-looking results, providing patients with fuller, well-defined lips. Here at REVOLAX we offer two high quality dermal filler options for lip treatments: 

  • REVOLAX Fine : A lightweight dermal filler suited to delicate areas of the face and fine lines, lasting 9-12 months. 
  • REVOLAX Deep : A thick and longer-lasting gel, used for augmentation of the cheeks, chin, and lips, lasting 12-18 months. 

Lip Filler Recovery And Aftercare

After a lip filler procedure, it is essential to follow proper aftercare instructions for a smooth and successful recovery. Part of this includes understanding any potential medications or substances that might interact with the lip filler and affect your healing process. Some pain or discomfort after a lip filler treatment is normal and can vary among individuals, but there are steps you can take to manage the recovery process and start enjoying thicker, fuller lips in next to no time. 

Can You Take Paracetamol After Lip Fillers?

Paracetamol is the most common over the counter pain relief. It’s widely available and usually very inexpensive. Taking this drug after lip filler injections is generally considered to be safe to do. There are no known negative interactions with hyaluronic acid-based dermal fillers like REVOLAX, so paracetamol may be an effective pain relief for some individuals when taken properly.

Please note: It is absolutely essential to consult with your healthcare provider or the practitioner who performed your lip filler procedure to ensure personalised advice based on your unique circumstances. 

Pain Management After Lip Fillers

Some patients may experience minor swelling, bruising, or tenderness in the treated area. The way this pain is managed will vary from patient to patient. Some find that the discomfort is manageable without pain relief medication, whereas others may choose to take over-the-counter pain relievers like paracetamol to alleviate it. 

Despite being safe to use after lip filler injection, paracetamol, like any pain relief drug, must be used properly. Every individual will have a different reaction to a painkiller, it is crucial to follow the recommended dosage and guidelines provided by the manufacturer or your healthcare provider. If you are unsure whether or not paracetamol is safe for you to take in your personal circumstances, consult your doctor before taking it.

Additional Aftercare Tips

There are several other techniques you can use to manage pain and discomfort after your treatment that don’t involve taking painkiller drugs like paracetamol. Important elements to the recovery process can include: 

  • Applying an ice pack or cold compress to help reduce any swelling and discomfort
  • Avoiding excessive heat exposure. This includes hot baths, saunas, or sunbathing for a few days following procedure
  • Be sure to follow a gentle lip care routine and avoid scrubbing or exfoliation
  • Avoid activities that may put unnecessary pressure on the lips such as excessive talking, chewing gum, or playing wind instruments for the first few days after the treatment. 


So, can you take paracetamol after lip fillers? 

It is generally considered to be safe, but it’s important to discuss pain management and aftercare with your healthcare provider and aesthetic practitioner before you choose to take any painkillers. Remember to follow proper aftercare instructions and find the right pain management that suits your needs as an individual and enjoy your beautifully enhanced lips with the confidence that comes from a safe and informed journey!

Keep up with the REVOLAX blog for more informative guides, articles and insights about the nation’s favourite dermal fillers.  If you want to find out more about our products and services, get in touch with us today.