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Can I Take Ibuprofen After Gastric Bypass
I've had a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and I've been told to avoid ibuprofen products can I take Naprosyn (naproxen) ?
That's an Ibuprofen-: like compound, known as NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug). It's also known as Aleve (naproxen) too OTC. This class produces gastritis or stomach lining irritation and worse without food. So this is why when you are getting gastric bypass surgery, and have little space hold food in, the NSAIDS can wreak havoc on your stomach's lining and cause you pain and distress. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Had roux en y(sp?) in 2001 i later found out w/ gastric bypass ibuprofen shouldn't be taken. Why? & any other things 2 be avoided? Im on a lot of meds
Ulcers: Ibuprofen and other NSAIDs cause ulcers ( marginal ulcers) at your gastric pouch connection site and it can bleed, cause pain or even rupture in that area , so avoid them, or use in low dose mixed with food and only with with PPI( nexium (esomeprazole) etc), however you MUST get permission from your surgeon before doing so another dangerous thing to avoid is SMOKING, it will do the same harm. ...Read more
I had gastric bypass 2 years ago & my hair is very thin. What specific vitamins can I take for hair growth/volume?
Can I take iron and b12 plus my prenatal vitamin .I had gastric bypass in 1996 . Im 32 now. Feeling 75 precent weaker?
Every morning i wake up and my stomach is on fire only thing i've changed is i take Zanaflex (tizanidine) at night? Side note i had gastric bypass 8 yrs ago.
I had gastric bypass 4 years ago but I still have some 10 extra kilos to lose. Can I take fat burner?
I am on antipsychotics gained weight I have diet exercise no luck while on it doc won't take me off thinking of lapband or gastric bypass ?
Stay on meds!: I know u asked about surg, but meds first. Anger issues: i can see why your doc would want you to stay on your meds. However, none of the meds listed are antipsychotics, so I am confused. Phentermine, while for wt loss, can make anger worse. See if doc will try metformin instead. And instead of the clonazepam, what was your antipsychotic?Is there a less fatty one? Or it with metformin? Be well. ...Read more
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