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NSAID: can be helpful for pain. What type of condition needs to be treated? ...Read more
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When I take medicine that has ansaid (flurbiprofen) in I get a really bad headache, am I allergic to ansaid (flurbiprofen)?
Probably not.: Based on studies, the most common nonsteroidal antiinflamatory agents (nsaids) side effects include: nausea; abdominal pain (stomach pain); heartburn; dizziness; an unexplained rash; constipation; diarrhea; gas; vomiting. Side effects of nsaids that require immediate medical attention, include chest pain, shortness of breath, or weakness on one part of your body (possible stroke or heart attack). ...Read more
What can I take for RA pain naturally. I'm unable to take ansaids, (flurbiprofen) sulfates. Stomach burns?
I'm having the iud fitted later today. Would Ibruprofen or Flurbiprofen be better to take before I go to the appointment?
I suggest: taking ibuprofen- 2 tablets ( 400 mg) 1 hr. before the procedure, assuming that you are not allergic to this medication. ...Read more
Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen seems to work very well for toothaches especially when taking A dose in the range of 600 to 800 mg 2-3 times per day,... This is safe to do as long as it is not done for an extended period of time for example Weston one week. I recommend that you see a dentist to find out the cause of this problem Will call ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much time does it take for pills to start working I'm currently taking flurbiprofen to reduce eyelid swelling?
Stye: Eyelid swelling can be from a serious infection of the lid like cellulitis, or you could be getting a stye. If you're currently only self medicating with flurbiprofen, you should be seeking the care of an eye doctor to see if you also need antibiotic eye drops, ointment, or oral antibiotics. Seek treatment right away. ...Read more
My eyes often become reddish and irritating. Applying flurbiprofen drops cures it. Shall we apply this eye drops frequently whenever required?
Chronic flurbiprofen: Your description sounds like you are dealing with dry eye symptoms. Flurbiprofen likely helps but is not indicated for long-term use and could lead to problems. I would recommend trying artificial tears, warm compresses to the eyes twice daily, and omega-3 fatty acid supplementation to see if the symptoms improve. If not, i would see an eye doctor to determine the etiology and start treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more