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Yes, with caution.: Yes. Celebrex (celecoxib) , nsaid( non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) is used for arthritic pain, Flexeril is a muscle relaxant and Restoril is a sleeping pill classified under the benzodiazepine group can be used at the same time but when using Flexeril and restoril, caution must be exercised because it causes sedation and can affect driving or performing risky activities. ...Read more
Safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headache? Taking lantus, celexa 20mg and Lorazapam .25 2-3x prn (tapering)
Any bad interactions adding mobic to cymbalta, abilify, (aripiprazole) and suboxone? Naproxen isn't helping my golfers elbow.
What about them?: Tramadol is a weak opioid drug which has additional activities that helps pain treatment, with a lower abuse potential than most opioids, but still can cause abuse, as well as seizures in higher doses. Oxycodone is more potent for more severe pain, but has greater risk of abuse and physical dependency. Lyrica (pregabalin) is an anticonvulsant/antidepressant drug that works only in certain pains -nerve damage. ...Read more
Diclofenac: Yes, your pcp can discuss it with you. ...Read more
"Meds": Please start on the web and learn everything you can about these products before you decide which one(s) are OK and safe! When you have settled this go to your pharmacy and see what the total costs of these meds would be. Very few people need all of the above without a very clear medical indication. ...Read more
Which NSAID?: Orudis (ketoprofen), retard (diclofenac 100mg extended release) and celebra (celecoxib) are all non-steroidal medication. Celebra is a cox ii specific version which has less effect on platelet function (less bleeding tendency) and somewhat less GI irritation which can be good for some patients. All of the nsaids can cause increased risk of heart attack, stroke, high BP and blood clots. Ask ur doc. ...Read more
Dental: can you give me the names of 2 periodontists who participate in hartford connecticut's medicaid dental comprehensive care program for adults?
No: Do not take more than one Non steroidal antiinflammatory at a time. You are increasing your chances of negative side effects and toxicity. Your kidney function and cardiovascular function are at the top of the list. See a practitioner to help you with non medication approaches to your problem. ...Read more
Diovan (valsartan): In the us, uk and australia, valsartan is marketed by novartis under the trade name diovan. In pakistan, it is marketed by efroze under the trade name angiotan. In india, it is marketed by cipla under the trade name valtan and by torrent pharmaceuticals under the trade name valzaar. In egypt and in france, it is marketed by novartis under the name of tareg. In ukraine, it is marketed by ????? ????. ...Read more