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They are basically : The same. One may work better than the other but make sure you take it with food so that it doesn't upset your stomach ...Read more
All work.: There is no best medication for superficial phlebitis. Any antiinflammatory that is tolerated by the patient is acceptable. The type ordered is usually determined by the physician's training and experience. I prefer advil, (ibuprofen) Motrin or naproxyn. Wet heat to the area also helps and an evaluation by a vein specialist would also be recommended. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Depends: Ibuprofen is my preferred med. It lasts longer (isn't gives so often). I shouldn't be given < 6m due to risks of kidney irritation. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a fine med but doesn't last as long. I don't recommend alternating the two when a kid has a fever as I have never seen it work well & i respect but don't worry so much about fever. Parents should pay more attention to fluid intake when ill than temperature. ...Read more
NSAIDS: Both are anti inflammatory medications thus both effective for swelling in the knee (or elsewhere). Main differences involve duration of benefit rather than effectiveness. ...Read more
See below: Nuprin was continued. Nuprin, advil, and Motrin are all the same - they are brand names for ibuprofen. Tylenol is a brand name for a different but related chemical called acetaminophen. Advil, motrin, and tylenol should still be widely available. But you don't need to spend money on these brands. Just get the cheaper store generic - read the label - it will be exactly the same. ...Read more
Migraine management : Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Adam I Lewis Iv taken a few anti inflammatory meds such as Aleve mobic and naproxen none helped like tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 do you have any recommendations I'm?
Medications: If Tylinol works better it has an anti inflammatory effect so I would use it rather than the other meds ...Read more
No real difference: Both are nsaids and both have the same mechanism of action. Motrin (ibuprofen) tends to be shorter acting and needs to be taken every 4-6 hours while aleve (naproxen) is longer acting and needs to be taken every 12 hours. Both will work for the knee pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Number of factors: Your diagnosis, clinical individual situation, level of pain or inflammation, individual risk factors, and the past experience with NSAIDs medications. For example for low back pain Advil is recommended. For TMJ inflammation Aleve (naproxen) is better. Talk to your doctor about whether you can take NSAIDs daily. ...Read more
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Can anyone provide a weight/height based chart for common drug dosages: Aleve, Ibuprofen, etc.?
For childern: For adults they are standard doses based usually on a 70 kg man. Always best to look up doses and double check them each time anyway. ...Read more