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Advil Allergy In Children
Depends: Many children's medication preparations have antihistamines, which is the active ingredient in the allergy medicines. So, you have to be careful- I would ask your pediatrician about the exact preparation you plan to use and the reason for the use. ...Read more
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
Can I give my 14 yr old Advil allergy & congestion relief if she already took a Claritin (loratadine) this morning?
Absolutely not: If you are allergic to one, it is almost certain you are allergic to both. ...Read more
When I was a baby an allergies exam results was that I was allergic to aines and some other components in advil (ibuprofen). At 21 do I have the same allergies?
Probably not: Most babies outgrow their allergies by age 3 and they change constantly during that time which is why we rareloy test them unless it it might be life threatening. It would be worth your while to challenge it. You might have Benadryl (diphenhydramine) on hand just in case you react. ...Read more
My head been hurting since 12PM I took Advil, (ibuprofen) allergies pills and it still hurt. What should I do?
If a 1 year old is taking allergy medicine (claratin) can she take cold and fever medicine (advil)?
Medications: Yes, both medications are compatible and can be taken together. ...Read more
Hives from ibuprofen. Have read that this allergy is specific to just that one nsaid. All I see at stores are motrin, advil. What nsaid can I take?
I drank approximatly 6 drinks last night. How long do I need to wait to take allergy medication (allegra)? how long do I need to wait to take advil (ibuprofen)?
At a minimum you should wait 8 hours, 24 hours would be safer.
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Yes you can: Yes you can as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy plus sinus relief does not contain ibuprophen. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Zyrtec 10mg and 4 hrs later take Advil (ibuprofen) allergy and congestion relief?
Antihistamine: If its one time its ok, check ingredients as there might be only decogetant, you do not say your age ...Read more
Advil 200 gave mild shortness of breath 2x times. Only med that helps with migraines! A MD said that it's an allergy. I'm sad. Suggestions?
Listen to: Your doctor in terms of staying away from a medication that you are allergic to. Don't know what symptoms or conditions you are treating the advil with. Ask your doctor and pharmacist for other treatment options. I share the same allergy that you do. I have used acupuncture for a number of issues since I can't use NSAID's. ...Read more
Having major surgery. Not allergic to Advil (ibuprofen) or aspirin. Reacted to pain meds in hosp b4. Not sure what meds tho. Is there an allergy test to confirm?
Surgery meds: No allergy tests are available to detect pain medication allergies. Some people have adverse reactions to pain medications like narcotics that are not true allergies. You should discuss all your medications and your past reactions with both your anesthesiologist and surgeon prior to the procedure. Aspirin and advil/motrin are avoided prior to procedure due to potential bleeding complications. ...Read more
I been sinus headaches everyday can't take allergy meds bec I getting allergy testing Monday. Can I take 2 regular Advil (ibuprofen)? Not the cold and sinus adv
I have been having migraines for over 2 weeks n now my neck is stiff I recently tarted to have sinus drainage my neck is stiff to turn on put chin on chest! I have been taking allergy n sinus relief Advil migraine n ibuprofen taking hot showers n baths n
Get a massage: This sounds like referred muscular pain to me. Either see a deep tissue massage therapist to work out the Lactic Acid in the spasmed muscles, or get a physical therapy referral for tens treatment or range of motion enhancement treatments. The sinus drainage is probably non related. ...Read more
Can I take Advil Sinus Congestion and Pain with Allegra Allergy 24 hour together? I have a cold with nasal congestion.
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