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Acetaminophen Cold Non Medication
If I I took ibuprohen 800mg 3 hours ago, can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus night time medication now?
Yes: Because these 2 are from different classes of medication, it is fine to alternate Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for a short term basis. I am also assuming that you have normal liver and kidney function. However, if your symptoms do not improve with this regimen, you should see your doc. ...Read more
Is there a such thing as liquid tylenol without all the cold and flu medication additives? Or can acetaminophen only come in pill form pure.
Yes, there is: There is liquid acetaminophen, generic and brand name such as tylenol. Ask your pharmacist about other active ingredients, if any, or read the labels carefully. Some boast that they are dye free, if that is one of your concerns. And there is adult and child strength liquids. ...Read more
What OTC medications are safe to take for headaches and colds when one has autoimmune hepatitis? No Tylenol, (acetaminophen) of course, but are other NSAIDs okay?
2-3 days after I am cured from a cold my the skin on my fingers starts to peel off, the only medication that I take is Tylenol (acetaminophen) or panadole as my cold is not that bad this has been going on for years doctors say it's eczema?
May be virus related: Skin peeling is a common symptom after certain viral infections. Eczema has specific physical features like raised bumps, dry skin and itchyness etc. The latter should be under control with topic steriods. If your symptoms bother you significantly, get a proper evaluation with your GP when you r down with your next cold. Feel better:) ...Read more
Suffering from catarrh for almost a week I took drugs like panadol (acetaminophen) cold & catarrh, but to no avail, please any help?
Allergies?: I assume your discharge is clear. A runny nose for more than a week suggests nasal allergies. Not sure if you had this before, but you may want to try a saline nasal spray and an antihistamine such as Loratadine or Cetirizine or fexofenadine. If your nasal drainage is not clear, you may have a snius infection that needs an antibiotic. ...Read more
Yes, But!: But not the same dose. Must be age and weight adjusted to be safe. Note, the liquid tylenol (acetaminophen) for children recommends you ask your doctor if child is less than 2 years old, and so you should ask your doctor to help you adjust the correct dose for your child. I agree with dr. Lindor and katz that it is better not to adjust it on your own, and not to give an adult medicine to an infant. ...Read more
My medication hydro codons-acetaminophen 7.5-325 make me irratable. Is there anything I can do to help this?
Many side effects: Also known as darvon/darvocet most pain physicians have stopped rx. Basically works on opioid receptors but linked to overdose if taken with alcohol and other sedatives. There is a black box warning for increased risk of suicide and should not be taken by actively depressed individual. Not a pain killer I would recommend. ...Read more
Pain Med: This combination of drugs is used to relieve mild to moderate pain. Codeine can be habit-forming. ...Read more
Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) contains a combination of tramadol and acetaminophen. Tramadol is a narcotic-like pain reliever. Acetaminophen is a less potent pain reliever that increases the effects of tramadol.
Ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) is used to treat moderate to severe pain. ...Read more
Safe: Tempra is just Tylenol (acetaminophen, aka paracetamol) sold in places outside the US. It is usually considered safe, though in some studies there is an association between frequent maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and asthma in early childhood. Occasional use is considered safe. Best wishes! ...Read more
What over-the-counter pain medication can be taken with meloxacam besides tylenol (acetaminophen)?
I have had a mild headache for a day now. Is it okay to take a panadol (acetaminophen) while I am on oral isotretinoin? I have been on the medication for 10 days.
It's OK to take it.: Follow up with your dr if symptoms worsen. Take care! ...Read more
Yes: Yes. Make sure you adhere to dosing instructions. ...Read more
Not come across one!:
during my 40 years of practice, I have not come across a patient with an allergy to acetaminophen. I do not see any reason to worry about other medications, you need to avoid. When we say allergy, we mean a reaction due to presence of a specific antibody that causes symptoms of allergy. I am not aware of any test to show that I have an allergy to acetaminophen. We worry about toxicit. ...Read more
Is it ok to mix antibiotic and/or acetaminophen with formula for 16month old baby? Will it not affect the efficacy of the medication?
I have stabbing headachesis there anything besides tylenol (acetaminophen) or over-the-counter drugs I can use as effective medication?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Is there a difference between generic medications made by different manufacturers for example hydrocodone/acetaminophen with m367 vs Watson activis?
Generic medications: The active medication should be the same but there may be differences it he carrier vehicle. ...Read more
What pain medications are available for a person that is allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?
It depends: The answer depends on the symptoms associated with the tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the Motrin reaction extends to other nsaids (aspirin etc). True allergy to Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)) is unusual. If there is NSAID sensitivity, most can tolerate Celebrex (despite the warning) since being a cox-2 antagonist. Non-salicylate analgesics like Disalcid or trilisate are an option, but more GI intolerance present. ...Read more
All of them will: The fda has just required all companies making combination products to stop putting any more than 325 mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) into these products. In addition, a single-drug pill with extended release hydrocodone was approved by the fda, but is not on the market. It does not have a formulation that deters abuse, and many of us are very concerned about a product with lots of hydrocodone (possibly 30 mg). ...Read more
Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?
Tylenol (acetaminophen) is used to treat headache, muscle aches, toothaches, and fevers.
In general, tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe when given in in therapeutic doses by the physician.
There are many over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) medications which may cause side effects:
nausea and vomiting
skin rash, hives, or itching
talk to your parents about your symptoms and see your pediatrician. ...Read more
I took medicine that contains acetaminophen (mucus and sinus relief)how long can I wait to switch medication that also contains acetaminophenn dayquil?
4 hours minmum: First check to see if medication is long acting. If so, wait 6-8 hours if possible. Minimal time between different meds with same ingredient should be 4 hours. Do not exceed total of 3, 000mgs acetominophen per day. ...Read more
Is using tylenol (acetaminophen) okay for a 4 month old teething baby? I have tried every other remedy that doesn't included medication. Nothing has worked.
Yes: Please just follow the directions on the label. ...Read more
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