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I was prescribed Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety after a week had weird side effects could the motrin I've been taking daily been the cause.?

I was prescribed Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety after a week had weird side effects could the motrin I've been taking daily been the cause.?

Side effects: Without knowing what side effects you're talking about, it's hard to know how to answer your question. Can you please be more specific? ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Can’t take Aleve & Advil for inflammation/pain anymore due to medication overuse side effects. What can I replace with while also taking Cymbalta?

Can’t take Aleve & Advil for inflammation/pain anymore due to medication overuse side effects. What can I replace with while also taking Cymbalta?

Please repost: Please repost and state specifically what your “medication overuse side effects.” Also, please include the answer to your question given to you by the clinician who prescribed the Cymbalta; or, if you haven’t asked that person this question, please state why not, as (s)he would seem to be the natural person to ask. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of motrin?

What are the side effects of motrin?

Bleeding: Motrin is an NSAID so it can cause bleeding as well as GI problems. ...Read more

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Less side effects: motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Less side effects: motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Both help with pain: But Motrin is an antiinflamatory as well. This blocks prostaglandins wich causes inflamation and pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a simple pain reliever and not an antiiinflamatory agent. Motrin can cause ulcers, kidney failure, and possibly cardivascular enents such as heart attacks. ...Read more

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I had a one time toradol IM shot today for rib pain. How long does this last? Any side effects I should watch for? When can I start taking Aleve/Advil

I had a one time toradol IM shot today for rib pain. How long does this last? Any side effects I should watch for? When can I start taking Aleve/Advil

A few hours: Toradol can relieve pain for several hours (>6-8 hours on an average). You can either start taking alternate pain medicine if they have been effective in relieving your pain before or wait until you have return of your pain that needs relief and then start taking your pain pills as per your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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Can I take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.

Can I take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.

Not at same time: Solodyn (minocycline) has many interactions; taking with calcium (usually found in multivits) can reduce absorption- they should be taken at least 2 hours apart.
Solodyn (minocycline) kills our friendly intestinal flora which can lead to yeast overgrowth ; a wide range of side effects. It's wise to take probiotics ; not use it very long. Topical antibiotics ok. Regular Ibuprofen use can cause ulcers ; GI bleeds. See comment:. ...Read more

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Took my first tamoxifen pill yesterday. I am having headaches today could I take aspirin, Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen)? Are headaches one of the side effects?

Took my first tamoxifen pill yesterday. I am having headaches today could I take aspirin, Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen)? Are headaches one of the side effects?

Can be: Treat symptoms as you normally would. However, if they continue contact your doctor. Tamoxifen increases risk of blood clot and stroke. Benefit greatly outweighs this risk. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofin if I'm taking celebrex (celecoxib) or are there side effects to that?

Can I take ibuprofin if I'm taking celebrex (celecoxib) or are there side effects to that?

NSAIDS: Both are non steroidal anti inflammatory medicines. Celebrex (celecoxib) is less disruptive to GI tract and less likely to cause ulcers than Ibuprofen so it is counterproductive to take both simultaneously. ...Read more

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My friend overdosed on advil, (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects?

My friend overdosed on advil, (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects?

Advil (ibuprofen) Overdose Sx's: May include: headache, disorientation, mental status changes, hallucinations, ringing in ears, blurred vision, agitation, confusion, drowsiness, fainting, dizziness, seizures, coma, tremor, sweating, insomnia. GI Sx's - abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, loose stools or gastrointestinal bleeding. Minimal to no urine, rapid, slow or lack of breathing & irregular or slow heart rate. ...Read more

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My friend overdosed on Advil (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects and how long it will take to get better?

My friend overdosed on Advil (ibuprofen) I need to know the side effects and how long it will take to get better?

Advil (ibuprofen) Overdose sx's: May include: headache, disorientation, mental status changes, hallucinations, ringing in ears, blurred vision, agitation, confusion, drowsiness, fainting, dizziness, seizures, coma, tremor, sweating, insomnia. GI Sx's - abdominal cramping, nausea, vomiting, loose stools or gastrointestinal bleeding. Minimal to no urine, rapid, slow or lack of breathing & irregular or slow heart rate.Can be fatal ...Read more

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I've taken 2000 mg of motrin and 10 x 81 mg of advil (ibuprofen). When should I feel side effects and what would they be?

I've taken 2000 mg of motrin and 10 x 81 mg of advil (ibuprofen). When should I feel side effects and what would they be?

Can't answer: Not allowed to answer personal medical questions like that on health tap. Call poison control center in your area. ...Read more

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I have taken ibuprofen of 24 pills in total and I one is 200mg and I don't know what the other one was but is that a overdoes and what side effects.

I have taken ibuprofen of 24 pills in total and I one is 200mg and I don't know what the other one was but is that a overdoes and what side effects.

Too many pills: You can call poison control or go to the ER, but get help immediately. Your doctor can prescribe 800mg 3 times a day. Overall, with proper care, your outcome will usually be good ...Read more

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I took around 6300mg of ibuprofen and midol today! It wasn't all at once and I didn't pay attention. No side effects yet and it hasn't been 12 hours.

Suicide Attempt?: I am always worried about these questions. This is a very dangerous 'accident'. If in fact you are attempting to harm yourself, then please let this chatting here on line be a start for you to reach out to caring and trained adults who can get you to a place of safety and feeling better. If you cannot talk to your parents then please there is your pediatrician, there is the school counselor... ...Read more

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Want to know the side effects of ibuprofen?

Want to know the side effects of ibuprofen?

Stomach irritation: We usually recommend waiting until about 6 months before starting to use Ibuprofen for babies for fever or pain. It can cause irritation of the stomach, and in rare cases it can interfere with platelet function. Always ask a doctor for the correct dose. Dose should be based on the baby's weight, not age. ...Read more

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What are the expired ibuprofen side effects?

Same as unexpired: I can not as a physician recommend any medications with an fda mandated expiry date, however us military sponsored a trial of > 100 different over the counter ; prescription tablets 15 years after expiry date and found them still to be effective. Thus Ibuprofen should be safe. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of taking ibuprofen?

What are some side effects of taking ibuprofen?

Many: Intestinal bleeding, fluid retention, interference with healing and being left with chronic pain. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ibuprofen long term?

Possible: Possible stomach lining erosion and ulcers. Would take w/ food at a minimum to help prevent this. You may also consider taking with an h2 blocker such as ranitidine or ppi such as Omeprazole for GI protection. Also can raise blood pressure or even hurt kidneys - stay hydrated and make sure you tell your physician so he/she can monitor these for you. ...Read more

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What are the serious side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

What are the serious side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports activities. They cause injury to stomach, kidneys, prevent your body from rebuilding cartilage in your joints from every day wear and tear, and stop your body from healing an acute injury like a tendon injury or an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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Does Advil (ibuprofen) have side effects for long time?

Does Advil (ibuprofen) have side effects for long time?

AllThngsInModeration: Advil will have a long lasting side effect if you develop a side effect & keep taking it (duh!)--if you stop taking it, the side effect should go away, unless you took a toxic dose or a lot of it for a long time then blew-out your kidneys or stomach--then you'd be in for some long-term trouble. Taken in proper dose & interval for relatively short periods of time, you should do OK. If not, try Tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Advil (ibuprofen) for an addict?

What are the side effects of Advil (ibuprofen) for an addict?

Depends: Depends on the type of addiction. If addicted to alcohol or pain killer then the side effects could be far greater, including GI bleeding and damage to the liver and kidneys. ...Read more

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What are the more serious side effects of ibuprofen long term use?

What are the more serious side effects of ibuprofen long term use?

Ibuprofen: Seriois side effects include: GI bleed, GI ulceration, mi, stroke, thromboembolism, chf, nephrotoxicity, hepatotoxicity, thrombocytopenia, aplastic anemia, agranulocytosis, neutropenia, pancytopenia, toxic epidermal necrolysis, stevens-johnson syndrome, bronchospasism, thromboembolism, anaphylactic/anaphylactoid rxns and others. ...Read more

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What are short term and long term side effects of advil (ibuprofen)?

NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports activities. They cause injury to stomach, kidneys, prevent your body from rebuilding cartilage in your joints from every day wear and tear, and stop your body from healing an acute injury like a tendon injury or an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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How long is it okay to take ibuprofen without worrying about side effects?

How long is it okay to take ibuprofen without worrying about side effects?

Depends: The major side effect of Ibuprofen is GI distress and bleeding. If you take Ibuprofen consider an acid blocker concurrently like prilosec. Prolonged high dosage can lead to some ear toxicity as well. The danger increases with age. If you need to take this agent for a prolonged period of time or at high dose (over 800 per day), then ask your family doctor first. ...Read more

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Are there any side effects to taking 1 Advil (ibuprofen) 3 times a day for a month?

Are there any side effects to taking 1 Advil (ibuprofen) 3 times a day for a month?

Probably not: This is a relatively small dose, but any dose of nsaids can cause ulcers, GI bleeding or other issues - you should only take if necessary and should be monitored with intermittent blood tests. ...Read more

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Nurofen plus (ibuprofen & codeine) side effects?

Nurofen plus (ibuprofen & codeine) side effects?

NSAID side effects.: Nsaids like Ibuprofen have some unfortunate side effects that make them a poor choice for many people in pain and most people with pain after sports activities. They cause injury to stomach, kidneys, prevent your body from rebuilding cartilage in your joints from every day wear and tear, and stop your body from healing an acute injury like a tendon injury or an ankle sprain. ...Read more

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I take 800 mg of ibuprofen every 8 hours everyday I have my menstraul cycle if I keep this up every month will there be adverse side effects?

I take 800 mg of ibuprofen every 8 hours everyday I have my menstraul cycle if I keep this up every month will there be adverse side effects?

Use only as needed: Long term use of ibuprofen can be related to stomach irriation, bleeding or ulceration. If used on a full stomach ONLT for severe menstrual cramping- this should not be an issue. ...Read more

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