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Anti Inflammatory Ibuprofen Dosage
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
Not really: Aspirin at low doses has the ability to decrease the stickiness of your platelets and is often used to reduce chances of a stroke or heart attack. Aspirin does have anti-inflammatory properties, but its association with liver damage/failure and brain damage in kids (reye syndrome) led to rare use under the age of 16. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Advil (ibuprofen) etc.: Most common are gastrointestinal upset.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ok to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) allergy medicine with an anti inflammatory medicine (indocin)?
Indocin&benadryl: Yes you can there is no conraindication. ...Read more
Dr. Adam I Lewis Iv taken a few anti inflammatory meds such as Aleve mobic and naproxen none helped like tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 do you have any recommendations I'm?
Medications: If Tylinol works better it has an anti inflammatory effect so I would use it rather than the other meds ...Read more
One or the other: It`s unnecessary and not advisable. Oral NASAIDS get into most tissues-local sprays are local but with some small systemic absorption. Don`t do both. ...Read more
Which nsaid has better anti-inflammation properties! Advil or aleve (naproxen)? What is the max dose I should take of either, for anti-inflammation benefits?
It depends.: Both medications are Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and similar in their mechanism of action. Ibuprofen usually goes to work more quickly, but meloxicam only needs to be taken once daily. In general, ibuprofen is more useful for acute pain like headaches and injuries, while meloxicam can be better for chronic problems like arthritis. Some people just respond better to one of them. ...Read more
No and yes: Motrin is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, similar to mobic (meloxicam). Two nsaisds should not be taken at the same time it can only increase the side effect potential tyelnol, a pure analgesic may be used in combination with either Mobic (meloxicam) or motrin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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