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Allergic To Ibuprofen What Can I Take
What can I take for headaches, if I am allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, tylenol, acetominophen and penicilin?
Headaches: Go see a doctor for an evaluation. You may need a prescription. ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could have made me suddenly allergic (hives) to ibuprofen and what can I now take for pain, inflammation? Tylenol is nearly useless.
Tylenol: Or acetominophen.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Lortab not an NSAID: Lortab contains Acetaminophen (tylenol) that is not an NSAID (aspirin like medication) and does not cross react with ibuprofen. However lortabs do contain hydrocodone, a narcotic, that is potentially addicting so should be used with great caution. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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