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can i take naproxen sodium for a sinus headache

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tyra Harris
15 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it's safe: The nasal spray is an antihistamine for allergies and the aleve has a decongestant to open up the sinuses and loosen mucous. These are commonly taken ... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristin Sokol
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Sinus headaches: Yes- sinus headaches associated with high pollen counts/allergies can be very painful and cause shooting pains sometimes. However, you should be evalu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pharmacist: The pharmacist would know all the ingredients in these products. Pharmacists are very helpful in answering questions about any of your medications.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It should not present a problem.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
17 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Sure: If the symptoms do not resolve quickly, are accompanied by weakness or numbness, or frequently recur, contact you primary physician or er.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Sure: Also keep yourself hydrated with liquids not including alcohol. Maybe time to consider if you need to indulge so much that you get said hangover.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Hi. You haven't told us why you're taking clinda, but there is no problem taking ibuprofen for a headache while taking clinda. Good luck with the head ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: 400 mg or even 600 depending on the size of the teen. Always take it with food. Check with your doctor if there are other medications the patient is t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Kaufman
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Diagnose it!: The best way to treat your headache is to first get an accurate diagnosis which is beyond the scope of this answer.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience Urgent Care
Benadryl (diphenhydramine)....: ..If it's an allergic sinus headache. You can take a anti-inflammatory medication, like advil (ibuprofen) if there aren't reasons for you not to take ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Prem Gupta
47 years experience neurology
Yes: Midol is a brand of anti inflammatory medication Ibuprofen which is also available otc by names of Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Many a times it helps ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can, but: It has been estimated that approximately 70% of migraine headaches overlie the sinuses and are triggered by changes in barometric pressure. These pati ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
You should not: Alka seltzer IF it has a NSAID should not be taking with Advil
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Bornfeld
44 years experience Dentistry
Yes and no...: Oxaprozin is helpful for temporary relief of toothache pain, as is any drug in the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory ("nsaid") class, such as Ibuprofen ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manjeet Singh
9 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Ibuprofen : You may try ibuprofen for relief. If still persists see your pcp for further management.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Unless a person has kidney problems or uncontrolled high blood pressure, they can still take medications such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) even if ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is usually the safest.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
22 years experience Cardiology
No: Propranolol is not meant to be used as an analgesic (pain killer) and also not meant to be taken on an as needed basis.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Schermer
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: Aspirin and tylenol (acetaminophen) are fine to take for headaches.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: However, migraine patients using triptans should not exceed 10 single doses monthly to prevent rebound headache. Always speak with your physician or h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Occasional acetominophen use is ok. Excedrin has Aspirin in it which you should try to avoid in pregnancy unless specifically instructed by your doct ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes you can: No interaction,
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Avoid opiates. They've been shown to trigger headaches after they've bee used.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Damodar
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but read details: you can . Norco has Acetaminophen and Codeine in it. tylenol (acetaminophen) has Acetaminophen either. total maximum dose of Acetaminophen should b ... Read More
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