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Dr. Mathew Chengot
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Nitrofurantoin (Definition)

Nitrofurantoin is an antibiotic which is marketed under the following brand names; niftran, furadantin, (nitrofurantoin) furabid, macrobid, macrodantin, nitrofur mac, nitro macro, nifty-sr, martifur-mr, uro-tablinen or nifuretten (in germany), martifur-100 (in india), urantoin, nifuran (in macedonia) and uvamin (in middle east). It is usually used in treating urinary tract infection. It is often ...Read more


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Taking macrobid for UTI still have pressure (bloating) on pelvis. Also lower back has slight dull pain. Should u take ibuprofen for the soreness? I have no they symptoms no fever no naseau.

Taking macrobid for UTI still have pressure (bloating) on pelvis. Also lower back has slight dull pain. Should u take ibuprofen for the soreness? I have no they symptoms no fever no naseau.

Call doc: I think you need to consult your doctor re. Your problems. The dull pain can be from a kidney infection or just from the usual back problem. The bloating may be a side effect of Macrobid. However you need to get checked to find out what is happening including whether Macrobid is doing the job. ...Read more

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What happens if I take nyquil and Advil (ibuprofen) pm at the same time?

Nyquil: Not sure why u need both, but there should be no harmful interaction besides more sedation. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and OTC sinus medication at the same time?

Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and OTC sinus medication at the same time?

Don't 2x same med: Look out for doubling up on the same medication, make sure that the active ingredients are not the same in each medication - in this case Ibuprofen (the stuff that advil (ibuprofen) is made of). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Zantac (ranitidine) at the same time?

Is it safe to take Advil cold and sinus and Zantac (ranitidine) at the same time?

Probably: There is nothing in the medical literature abut a major drug interaction, but minor drug interactions are possible.

Prob best advice is to not take them at the same time, separate but at least 1-2 hours. ...Read more

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Can you take Advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin at the same time?

Avoid the Combo: Avoid to mix advil (ibuprofen) and ecotrin. Combination may increase the risk of GI pain and bleeding. Also g, adverse effects; Ibuprofen may inhibit cardioprotective effect, and induce competition for platelet binding sites. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take Advil (ibuprofen) and vicodin at the same time?

Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication. Vicodin is a combination of hydrocodone and acetaminophen. It is possible to take them together. However, you need to take them with physician instruction. ...Read more

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Can I take advil, Aleve (naproxen) and my muscle relaxer at the same time?

Can I take advil, Aleve (naproxen) and my muscle relaxer at the same time?

Not Advil (ibuprofen) and Alleve: These are very similar medicines, and are not recommended to be taken at the same time. (they can add up to more stomach upset, for example). I suggest you choose one or the other, perhaps with input from your doctor. You didn't name your "muscle relaxer" and there are different types, so I can't speak to that. ...Read more

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Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Surgery/orthopedist: I am going to assume that knee dislocation in your case is knee cap dislocation. If your knee caps are dislocating multiple times and you have exhausted conservative measures such as therapy and bracing then you should strongly consider surgery to realign your knee caps. Discuss this with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee reconstructive surgery/sports to discuss your surgical options. ...Read more

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Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Both knees dislocate all the time, which causes extereme pain multiple times a day. I have struggled with this since I was a little girl. My mother has the same problems, but she had surgery for hers. I used to be able to take a warm bath and some Advil a

Please: Please see an orthopedic specialist. You may have a patellar tracking problem. If you live near a university hospital, you may be able to see a specialist there. Call and ask what they can advise to help you with this severe problem. ...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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