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Is it possible that acetaminophen allergy makes my pain worse?

Is it possible that acetaminophen allergy makes my pain worse?

Unlikely: Allergic reactions to Acetaminophen (apap) occur in less than 1% of cases and symptoms are typical for allergic reaction, such as causing itchy, red rash/hives or anaphylaxis (allergic reaction affecting several organ systems). Pain in abdomen or extremity can be caused by apap in 1-10% of users, mechanism unknown. More likely, pain increase in area being treated is due to lack of effect by apap. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Are there any good medicines besides tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy?

Are there any good medicines besides tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy?

For allergy?: Assuming you are referring to treating allergy and looking for over the counter medications, you could try medications such as zyrtec, allegra, claritin, (loratadine) benedryl or chlorpheniramine. ...Read more

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Can I use tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy relief medicine but for a cold/flu?

Can I use tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy relief medicine but for a cold/flu?

Possible: Viral illnesses such as the flu are treated best by rest, increasing fluids (including "mom's chicken soup"), and supportive measures that can treat the symptoms. Tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy relief certainly can treat some of the symptoms that a cold or the flu can cause. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen allergy cause eye problem?

Acetaminophen allergy cause eye problem?

Allergy: A true medication allergy causes hives and can cause shortness of breath (a true emergency!). Hives may occur around the eyes, and might interfere with vision. If you suspect a medication allergy and cannot breathe, call 911. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Ibuprofen 800 and Tylenol (acetaminophen) Allergy at the same time?

Is it okay to take Ibuprofen 800 and Tylenol (acetaminophen) Allergy at the same time?

Generally yes: Tyelenol or "acetaminophen" has a different mechanism of action than ibuprofen and these two medicines are generally compatible. If you are treating allergies or sinusitis try an allergy medicine that does not contain tyelenol such as cetirizine or loratatdine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy if I run out of sudafed allergy?

Is it okay to take tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy if I run out of sudafed allergy?

Depends: Depends on what you are taking it for, tylenol (acetaminophen) allergy may not have the same decongestant as the other, but if there is no decongestant in that particular preparation, then you can substiture. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen safe with allergy pills?

Acetaminophen safe with allergy pills?

Providing your not: Taking other med with acetaminophen, no tyleniol or percocet- new warnings lately about over use of the otc drug ; bodily harm with overdosage. ...Read more

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If I have taken both Lortab and Tylenol (acetaminophen) with no allergy symptoms should Tramadol be ok? I have many allergies and want to be safe.

If I have taken both Lortab and Tylenol (acetaminophen) with no allergy symptoms should Tramadol be ok? I have many allergies and want to be safe.

Can't predict: Tramadol allergy is rare but there is no way to predict whether you would have an adverse reaction from taking it. Many of the adverse reactions to drugs are not due to allergy. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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