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Hangover (Definition)

Various unpleasant mental and physical symptoms e.g., headache, nausea, dullness etc., that follow the consumption of too much wine, ...Read more


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Is aspirin good for headache?

Is aspirin good for headache?

Aspirin: Aspirin is a great anti-inflammatory and is useful for some types of headache. The problem is that aspirin is a potent blood thinner and can irritate the stomach and cause kidney problems. Doctors often prefer ibuprofen since it has excellent anti-inflammatory effects with a much lower blood thinning effect. ...Read more

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Excedrine migraine, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, and Aleve don't work for many other ideas?

Excedrine migraine, tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, and Aleve don't work for many other ideas?

Migraine management : Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Once a diagnosis of migraine has been made, effective management of migraine involves three specific strategies: 1) patient education, 2) nonpharmacological management, and 3) pharmacological (medical) management. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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Paracetamol or aspirin ?Which is better for treating headaches.

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Paracetamol or aspirin ?Which is better for treating headaches.

Paracetamol/aspirin?: There is no such thing as "best" "better" or "worst" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. See your PCP for evaluation and tests. ...Read more

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Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) a good medication for severe headache?

Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) a good medication for severe headache?

Not always.: First, it depends on the cause of the headache, since it contains acetaminophen, caffeine, and a barbiturate. If your headaches are severe, please see your doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment. ...Read more

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What is best to take for a toothache, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin, or Advil? Take Remeron, Singulair, and Klonopin (prn) before bed.

What is best to take for a toothache, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin, or Advil?  Take Remeron,  Singulair, and  Klonopin (prn) before bed.

Take telephone: Call your Dentist. You have an infection that requires immediate treatment. Will NOT cure itself. Advil (ibuprofen) and cold compresses may help take the edge off until you can get to your Dentist. ...Read more

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Is fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) good for post concussion syndrome?

Is fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) good for post concussion syndrome?

May be: It is preferable to use other preventative medications for headaches in this syndrome and there are multiple choices. However if others do not help or insurance coverage is a big hindrance and Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) works then it is valuable and here benefits far outweigh risks. ...Read more

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Is ibuprophin or tylenol (acetaminophen) better to take for headaches when drinking?

Is ibuprophin or tylenol (acetaminophen) better to take for headaches when drinking?

Neither: Stop drinking and you will not get the headache, ''the problem is the alcohol is giving you the headache. Stop the cause rather than taking something to stop the complication symptom. ...Read more

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Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for a headache for a heart patient?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil for a headache for a heart patient?

If you take: Baby Aspirin then avoid use of advil because it can counteract anti-clotting effects of aspirin. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a good drug for headaches. ...Read more

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Chance for addiction to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain killers?

Chance for addiction to percodan (oxycodone and aspirin) pain killers?

Percodan (oxycodone and aspirin): Is a combination of Aspirin and a narcotic pain reliever called oxycodone---which carries a significant risk for addiction as do all narcotics. ...Read more

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Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever other than for headaches?

Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever other than for headaches?

Yes: Esgic, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) also known by the name Fioricet contains butalbital (a barbiturate), caffeine and acetaminophen. It can help for pain other then headache. You have to be very cautious with barbiturates however. They can cause significant CNS depression. And if used too often can cause rebound headaches. It would be safer to use Acetaminophen or an NSAID alone. ...Read more

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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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Can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) for headache after taking a low dose aspirin?

Can I take an Advil (ibuprofen) for headache after taking a low dose aspirin?

Yes: Unless a person has kidney problems or uncontrolled high blood pressure, they can still take medications such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) even if they take a daily low-dose aspirin. ...Read more

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Can someone taking nortriptyline for fibromyalgia also take tylenol (acetaminophen) w/ codeine?

Can someone taking nortriptyline for fibromyalgia also take tylenol (acetaminophen) w/ codeine?

Yes, but: The rule of thumb is always caution with combining sedating meds. Combining medications, any medications, presents problems with drug-drug interactions. Sedating medications such as t#3 with nortriptyline will be greater than the sum of the parts. I see you also take methacarbamol, which is sedating as well. Caution is advised. Also look at the amount of Acetaminophen in your excedrin. Caution. ...Read more

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Which is better for sunburn - aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Which is better for sunburn - aspirin or tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Ibuprofen: Ibuprofen and other "nsaids" (i.e. Naproxen) have strong anti-inflammatory properties and therefore are likely more effective at treating the pain related to a sunburn. ...Read more

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Which is better for a hangover: ibuprofen or acetaminophen?

Which is better for a hangover: ibuprofen or acetaminophen?

Neither one.: Acetaminophen is not good for a hangover b/c it can be toxic in high doses to the liver which may already be impaired after metabolizing alcohol. Ibuprofen is less injurious to the liver but increases the risk of GI bleeding which goes up after drinking alcohol. The best treatment would be to rest & drink plenty of fluids including water and electrolyte sport drinks. ...Read more

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