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Allergic To Ibuprofen Can I Take Naproxen
ASA Allergy: That is a difficult question to answer. Many people allergic to asa, especially asthma and respiratory or swelling symptoms are also allergic to most of the nsaids (advil, motrin, ibuprofen, naproxen). It would be safest to meet with your allergist to discuss your past reactions and the safety of using. And to consider an oral challenge. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Probably.: Most people who are allergic to Ibuprofen or related medications can tolerate paracetamol (acetaminophen). However, not every body can. Being allergic to Ibuprofen makes it more likely that you are going to react to other anti-inflammatory medications of the NSAID group, but not necessarily to all. The most likely other medication you may react to would be naproxen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely not: If you are allergic to one, it is almost certain you are allergic to both. ...Read more
Yes.: There is no chemical cross reactivity.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes...: Individuals that are allergic to aspirin, and medications in the Aspirin related families, can take tylenol without any cross reactivity. The only concern with acetaminophen, or tylenol, is in large daily doses its is hepatotoxic, and cause elevation of liver enzymes, and liver damage. Be cautious with your consumption. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can I take for headaches, if I am allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) acetominophen and penicilin?
Headaches: Go see a doctor for an evaluation. You may need a prescription. ...Read more
For what?: If you have generalized aches and pains than maybe a muscle relaxant would help, etc. ...Read more
Most likely: Naprosyn (naproxen) is not directly related to Acetaminophen so it would be unlikely that you would have a sensitivity to acetaminophen. If you've never taken Acetaminophen before i'd suggest taking a small dose to confirm it is in fact safe. If symptoms of an allergic reaction do occur seek medical attention quickly. ...Read more
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