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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Need more informati: We need more information. You should ask your physician to consider having you see a rheumatologist. Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 is just a narcotic ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Ask your surgeon: Probably do not need to stop the nifedipine. Do not take any additional medications before an operation without going over all medications with your s ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Speak with Surgeon: You may need to get his/her advice on what otc meds are ok to take after surgery.
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Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: they both contain Tylenol. this combo can cause liver failure
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
You can: The recommended dosage on allege I believe is one every eight hours. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and alleve don't interfere with each other. Long term us ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
More info needed: Ibuprofen can affect bleeding times so it would be prudent to talk to your surgeon first. Depending on the type of surgery you are having it may be wi ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: The hydrocodone product is ok to take right up to surgery with the exception that most anesthesiologists prefer a patient not to take anything by mout ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Advil (ibuprofen) then Excederin: The usual dosing interval for advil (ibuprofen) and excedrin is 6 hours. You should check with your pharmacist about the additive effects of these med ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a pregnancy category b drug. However use any drug if only really needed during pregnancy.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Pain meds: You can take whatever pain meds you need after bariatric surgery as long as you are not allergic. Ask your surgeon.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Seems like: You've tried it already. However you could substitute the meloxicam for ibuprofen or naproxen OTC to see if that helps more. If that doesn't help I ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is alright: Yes you can as long as you are not allergic to it or have a stomach ulcer
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Fritz
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Ibuprofen: Since you are using ibuprofen already you must already find relief from it and it can be taken up to 800 mg at a time with food and up to 4 times dail ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicholas Stratas
60 years experience Psychiatry
Mirtazapine, duloxet: Speak to your doctor about Mirtazapine or duloxetine - antidepressants which help with sleep and pain.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Report?: Did you report ALL your medications to your Oral Surgical Specialist before the extraction? If so the Oral Surgeon would have discussed medication ma ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tapan Joshi
26 years experience Pain Management
Tylenol, (acetaminophen) narcotics, : Tylenol, (acetaminophen) narcotics, ultram.
A 76-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Recommended: Diclofenac is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug. The pain and fever-reducing ingredients often found in Tylenol (acetaminophen). There is no drug ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
New Medication: For chronic pain, the pain impulses can be centralized to the spinal cord and central nervous system. Researchers are finding that medications like Ne ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
No.: You cannot take any NSAID if you are allergic to ibuprofen. That includes Aleve and aspirin and BC powder OTC. You may take Tylenol (acetaminophen) (a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Do not take ibuprofen regularly but you can take it now and then
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Clemens
36 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You can take 2 norco, up to every four hours as needed. Mobic is also safe to take, it is a pain medication but works differently than norco.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
38 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Sure. However Acetaminophen (eg tylenol) can also be effective if used every 6 to 12 hours and it is generally safer. Ibuprofen like other nsaids can ... Read More
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