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Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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I'm allergic to acethaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, what can I take? The doctor prescribed tramadol but I'm scare to take it is it safe?

I'm allergic to acethaminophen, aspirin, ibuprofen, what can I take? The doctor prescribed tramadol but I'm scare to take it is it safe?

Safe, but: There's a low or moderate abuse potential, limited refills, needs Rx, interacts with many other drugs, needs to be tapered to discontinue use. It's kind of rare to have allergy to NSAIDs aspirin and acetaminophen together, many interpret Adverse Drug Reaction (ADR) as allergic reaction (true allergic reaction) pls visit an allergist to decipher your reaction and don't deprive your self a chance, ...Read more

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What could have made me suddenly allergic (hives) to ibuprofen and what can I now take for pain, inflammation? Tylenol (acetaminophen) is nearly useless.

What could have made me suddenly allergic (hives) to ibuprofen and what can I now take for pain, inflammation? Tylenol (acetaminophen) is nearly useless.

See allergist: The details of your adverse reaction to the nsaids will help an allergist understand your reaction and make recommendations on what medicines will be safe for you. ...Read more

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I am allergic to ibuprofen can I take pamprin?

I am allergic to ibuprofen can I take pamprin?

Pamprin: Pamprin contains Aspirin and is related to ibuprofen. Therefore i would not take pamprin. Use tylenol (acetaminophen) derivates instead. ...Read more

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What can I take for pain relief if I am allergic to ibuprofen?

What can I take for pain relief if I am allergic to ibuprofen?

Allergic: You must avoid all NSAIDS and Aspirin as well. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe to take and there are prescription pain relievers that your physician can prescribe that aren't related to NSAIDS or aspirin. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if allergic to ibuprofen, can I take loratadine?

Can you tell me if allergic to ibuprofen, can I take loratadine?

Different medication: Ibuprofen is an NSAID (non steroidal anti inflammatory drug), and loratidine is an antihistamine. They are not structurally similar, and being allergic to one does not make you more likely to be allergic to the other. ...Read more

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I am allergic to Advil and ibuprofen. What kind of pain kill can I take?

I am allergic to Advil and ibuprofen. What kind of pain kill can I take?

OTC analgesics: Analgesics (medications that treat pain) available over-the-counter include oral&topical meds. Oral ones include NSAIDS like ibuprofen&naproxen, and acetaminophen which is not related to NSAIDS. Allergy to NSAID does not carry over to acetaminophen, unless the acetaminophen product contains an NSAID. Topical agents: menthol, capsaicin.Avoid salicylate if NSAID allergy, unless no salicylate allergy ...Read more

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I'm allergic to ibuprofen i suffer with a bad back what can I take for this?

I'm allergic to ibuprofen i suffer with a bad back what can I take for this?

Acetaminophen: As a minor pain medication, Acetaminophen is approximately equal. However, it has no anti-inflammatory properties. There are many other nsaids (nonsteroidal anti inflammatory) medications and allergic to one does not necessarily mean allergic to all. You should go through your doc for other than acetaminophen. ...Read more

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