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Doctor insights on: Analgesics Pregnant Women Can Take

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Dr. Creighton Wright
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Does paracetamol have lower toxicity than other analgesic and how safe is it to take for headache?

Does paracetamol have lower toxicity than other analgesic and how safe is it to take for headache?

See below: Lower toxicity? No. Different. Tylenol (acetaminophen) toxicity is in the liver. Other nsaids tend to have more kidney effects. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is certainly safe for a headache. ...Read more

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I am taking a low dose of St Johns wort daily(less than 400mg). I have a fever. Can I take any analgesics?

I am taking a low dose of St Johns wort daily(less than 400mg). I have a fever. Can I take any analgesics?

Depression: If St John's wort works for your depression, please continue taking it as usual. Fever may be caused by some infection or inflammation, and needs to be evaluated and treated accordingly. Analgesics won't interfere with the effect of St John's wort. ...Read more

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Can someone taking Norvasc (amlodipine) also take an analgesic for pain relief?

Can someone taking Norvasc (amlodipine) also take an analgesic for pain relief?

Yes.: Interestingly, you may find that you develop a little bit of lower extremity swelling if you take a non steroidal anti inflammatory medication. Both Norvasc (amlodipine) and NSAIDS are associated with such swelling and the combo may make it obvious. ...Read more

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What is the best non-prescription analgesic/anti-inflammatory to take with lisinopril?

Pain pills, zestril (lisinopril): Lisinopril (l) has no known interactions with over the counter analgesics, so you need not worry about any. If you are taking nsaid's, you should know that they have the potential for acute renal failure, reversible when they are stopped, and may cause some change of bleeding from the stomach. Speak to the doctor who prescribed l for you. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 analgesic /calmative tablets while on 30mg Duromine for severe period pain?

 Can I take 2 analgesic /calmative tablets while on 30mg Duromine  for severe period pain?

What tablets: You will have to tell us the name of the analgesic/calmative tablets before we can tell you if there is a drug interaction with the duromine. Thanks ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take bone supps, bone meds, analgesics and other strong pain killers for osteoporosis when i only have one kidney?

Is it dangerous to take bone supps, bone meds, analgesics and other strong pain killers for osteoporosis when i only have one kidney?

No: As long as your kidney function is adequate, one kidney is ample for most medications. More details on the kidney function and which meds are necessary. ...Read more

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My left side of my waist at the back has been aching for 3 days, I'm female and it aches more from inside when I cough or sneeze.. Analgesic doesn't ?

My left side of my waist at the back has been aching for 3 days, I'm female and it aches more from inside when I cough or sneeze.. Analgesic doesn't ?

How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, & we expect it of you! List any meds you take, & any chronic medical problems, too. ...Read more

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I have had a mild tension headache and mild tinnitus for the last 10 days. If I take analgesics it gets better. Im 44 male take lisinopril for HBP.

I have had a mild tension headache and mild tinnitus for the last 10 days. If I take analgesics it gets better. Im 44 male take lisinopril for HBP.

Question?: From what you write - it's hard to guess your question. Glad that analgesics help and if your doctor approves use in combo w/ your other meds it's fine. Aspirin may not be the best - but ask your Dr. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: analgesic?

What is the definition or description of: analgesic?

Pain reliever: An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to relieve pain (achieve analgesia). ...Read more

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Why analgesics can lead to internal haemorrhage?

Why analgesics can lead to internal haemorrhage?

Internal bleed : Nsaid's and salicylic acid derivative analgesics are the most common ones. Unlikely if used as prescribed and if no predisposition. "internal hemorrhage" can mean many things which depends on the context. Do inform your doctor if you are experiencing this problem. ...Read more

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What are the new narcotic analgesics?

What are the new narcotic analgesics?

New opioids for pain: Most of the new products coming out have abuse deterrence or resistance built into the product. Embed(morphine), HysinglaER(hydrocodone), Zohydro(hydrocodone), Exalgo(hydromorphone), Opana ER-Crush resistant, ...Read more

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Can weightlifters use narcotic analgesics?

Can weightlifters use narcotic analgesics?

Not recommended: If weight lifting hurts - need to find out why or you should not be doing it. It should be fun. Need to see a trainer - let it heal and start under supervision If it still hurts you must see a physician ...Read more

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What is the strongest painkiller (analgesic)?

Fentanyl: is the most potent of the readily available opioids. Available in a oral preparation and a transdermal patch. ...Read more

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Why do some athletes use narcotic analgesics?

Why do some athletes use narcotic analgesics?

Pain: Pain relief is a major reason that people may use narcotics. Unfortunately, some people also use them recreationally. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the analgesic tramadol work?

Can you tell me how the analgesic tramadol work?

Tramadol: is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more

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What are the 5 most common analgesics that are not narcotics?

What are the 5 most common analgesics that are not narcotics?

Non-steroidal analge: Ibuprofen, naproxen, are non steroidal anti inflammatory analgesics aspirin acetaminophen gabapentin, lyrica some steroid agents and many anti seizure and anti- depressant medications. ...Read more

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Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more