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Can i take tylenol athritis pain before surgery

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
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 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
No: 1000mg is the best dosage than 500mg every 6 hours if pain is tolerable. If pain more severe than seek a stronger medication and possible an antibioti... Read More
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Tylenol: I don't recommend more than 1000 mgs as a single dose to be repeated every 6-8 hours as needed for a total of not more than 6 tablets in 24 hours. D... Read More
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry 54 years experience
What's best to take?: Without knowing your complete medical history, it would be inappropriate to answer that specific question for you. In any case the doctor who performe... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
General Surgery 39 years experience
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
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Speak with Surgeon: You may need to get his/her advice on what otc meds are ok to take after surgery.
A female asked:
Dr. David Fertel
Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
No: they both contain Tylenol. this combo can cause liver failure
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
Neurology 43 years experience
Combination medicati: Yes, it is OK to take all of them together as prescribed by your doctor.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Call Dr.: Call the office and ask to speak with a nurse. Say I am using the Tylenol but I still have pain. Can you prescribe something else. This will allow the... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Surdyka
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Yes: One tab tylenol (acetaminophen) every other day is very low dose and not a problem.
A male asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Bad idea: What you need to do is contact the doctor who did the surgery and/or your usual doctor. This needs the attention of the responsible pro and they'll he... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Headache relief: You might try taking both Tylenol and an anti-inflammatory medication like Advil or Aleve with food. My patients have found this combination effective... Read More

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