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Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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I've been on ciprofloxacin and Flagyl since yesterday 2 xs a day and I still have temp 100.5 I'm on Norco 2 can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

I've been on ciprofloxacin and Flagyl since yesterday 2 xs a day and I still have temp 100.5 I'm on Norco 2 can I take advil (ibuprofen)?

Not unusual: Not unusual when being treated outpatient for diverticulitis to run a low grade fever for up to 48 hours after antibiotics started. If pain and fever persist beyond 72 hours, need re-evaluation. Ibuprofen with norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) is OK if still hurting. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Ciprofloxacin and Advil (ibuprofen) pm can both be taken at the same time?

Ciprofloxacin and Advil (ibuprofen) pm can both be taken at the same time?

Not really: As long as your kidney are ok, you can take advil (ibuprofen). My issue is the 'pm' is diphenhydramine. There is no reason for you to take it unless you are having an allergic reaction. Diphenhydramine can cause tardive dyskinesia, which doesn't have treatment. So you can take it, but i don't think you should. Straight advil (ibuprofen) is fine. ...Read more

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Can I take ibuprofen pm .. Cipro (ciprofloxacin).. Metronidazole. I took the antiobiotic at 2pm today .. I have diverticulitis and I cant sleep?

Can I take ibuprofen pm .. Cipro (ciprofloxacin).. Metronidazole. I took the antiobiotic at 2pm today .. I have diverticulitis and I cant sleep?

Meds ok: That combination of meds is probably ok, but check with the ohaacy or the doctor that described them to be sure for your case. You could try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to help you sleep. It's usually very effective for this. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Can i take ciprofloxacin while i'm pregnant?

Can i take ciprofloxacin while i'm pregnant?

Cipro (ciprofloxacin): Category c: not adviced to take during pregnancy due to adverse effects on fetus, specially 'cartilage defects'. Talk to your doctor for alternative antibiotics. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Is it okay to take ciprofloxacin while pregnant?

No: Safety in pregnancy has not been estaablished for any of the quinolones including ciprofloxacin. That being said, studies of babies born to mothers exposed to Cipro during the first trimester showed no increase in teratogenic risks. ...Read more

Cipro (Definition)

Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride is an ocular anti-bacterial which is a ...Read more


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