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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 more
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? I'm 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
Post Bariatric Surg: Yes. That is the simple answer. But, if with that dose you feel any burning or acid or increase of pain then in your case it may not be so safe. ...Read more
Can I take iron and b12 plus my prenatal vitamin. I had gastric bypass in 1996. I'm 32 now. Feeling 75 precent weaker?
Yes: Very unlikely too much iron etc.Get a more detailed answer ›
OTC iron ok: Over the counter iron is ok. Slowfe is one of most common. If you are eating ice, then you are really deficient and must take 2-3 times per day. Some bypass patient get so low in iron that an infusion might be needed. Get your levels checked! ...Read more
I had gastric bypass 4 years ago but I still have some 10 extra kilos to lose. Can I take fat burner?
I've had gastric bypass so I can't have NSAIDs. What can I take for a migraine that has lasted 10 days?
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
I had gastric bypass 2 years ago & my hair is very thin. What specific vitamins can I take for hair growth/volume?
Vitamin injections: After gastric bypass your body has a hard time absorbing certain vitamins. Injections bypass this issue so talk to your doctor about injectable vitamins such as b-12 and b-complex. ...Read more
Is it safe to continue B12 injections when pregnant? I take 1, 000mcg of B12 monthly (because of gastric bypass surgery). Thanks.
I am a gastric bypass patient rxy and all the days I need to take Nexium (esomeprazole) 40 mg. Why do I suffer from heartburn since I hace rxy?
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.
It is effective: If you do the research it is one of the most prescribed diet pills. It has a few side effects, but is one of the most prescribed diet pills out there. I would suggest that people who are looking to start it look up its mechanism of action and risks. If it falls within the range of safety for the individual definitely it can be taken ...Read more
What is that?: What is it for? Usual rule if it has a weird name don't take it. ...Read more
I am trying to avoid gastric bypass and started working out. But my body is so sore, mainly my legs and back. What should I do or take?
Start Low / Go Slow: Take Ibuprofen or Naproxen with cool compresses. Hire a trainer if possible to help guide you to exercising properly so you don't overdo it and injure yourself; then you can increase your intensity as tolerated. Swim or do water aerobics in between for less intense exercise. Remember to include a healthy diet with meal planning and portion control (try food diary app), and get adequate sleep. ...Read more
I'm getting gastric bypass jan 7 th and I'm taking the shakes to prepare for surgery but I have a bad night cough can I take cough medicine?
I want to have a gastric bypass done. I'm just not sure where to start with the proccess. What steps in order do I take have this done?
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