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Can I Take Ibuprofen Or Acetaminophen With Cough Or Cold Medicines
What can I take for headaches, if I am allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) acetominophen and penicilin?
Headaches: Go see a doctor for an evaluation. You may need a prescription. ...Read more
The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more
I get hives everytime I take cold medicine.I can take ibuprofen though.So I think I may be allergic to acetaminophen. But I took benadryl & got hives?
Check ingredients: It is unusual to develop hives from Benadryl and thus I would suggest that you copy down all of the ingredients in each of the cold medicines you suspected might have caused hives to find out if there is a shared ingredient then go on doing your detective work from there. ...Read more
My 3 year old is having fever as high as 103 with cough. Giving her panadol every 6 hours n just started advil (ibuprofen). Can i give these 2 medicines together?
Medication: Some doctors will prescribe the use ofboth drugs so that you take one or the other over 6 hours, that is, one or the other every three hours for elevated temp. ...Read more
Got a cough with a cold almost 4 weeks ago.Coughing like nonstop. Taking Zyrtec and Tylenol (acetaminophen) Multi Plus Cold medicines but aren't working.What 2do now?
Is it True that you can't take Ibuprofen while on Zoloft (sertraline)? I only take it when I have a cold. Can I take it? I don't have acetaminophen.
Possible interaction: Although there is a possible interaction that doesn't necessarily mean they can't be used together. 'Using sertraline together with ibuprofen may increase the risk of bleeding. The interaction may be more likely if you are elderly or have kidney or liver disease.' (http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1310-0,2057-1348) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My four year old's been coughing a lot lately. It comes and goes every two weeks or so and doesn't seem to get any better with acetaminophen or ibuprofen. I even have her shower longer, sometimes twice a day if possible. I've tried allergy medicines but n
Have it evaluated: At four a recurrent pattern of cough may be an early indicator of mild asthma. Write down all you recall about this pattern & take it in & review this history with the doc during a visit. A referral for some pulmonary function studies may be needed to sort this out. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it ok to take these two medicines together? It's Coricidin and ibuprofen?
The Coricidin has acetaminophen in it so i wasn't sure if it was ok to take with anything else.
It : It should be ok to combine these medications for a short period of time if you are not allergic to any of the components and if you do not have liver or kidney disease. Check the package insert for further guidance or call your physician. ...Read more
Can I give my 18 month old children's dimetapp dm elixir cold&cough?? And how much if so?? Also am I able to give with Tylenol (acetaminophen) and/or Motrin?? Thanks
Better not: Not recommended for this age group, if child is coughing a lot uncontrollably, you need to see your child's doctor, wish you both wellness ...Read more
My 6mnth old son has a bad cold he's taking motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen) what else can I do to relieve he's stuffy nose and cough and make him at ease?
Clear secretions: Clear his secretions with a bulb syringe. You can also try doing a steam treatment on him, by taking him into the bathroom, and turning the shower on as hot as you can make it go. Then let him breathe the steam. It can help loosen up his boogers. If not better, see your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I take 800mg of Ibuprofen, can I take acetaminophen? if so, how much, and should I space them apart?
Ibuprofen + Tylenol (acetaminophen): Take Ibuprofen 600 milligrams every 8 hours and alternate with Tylenol (acetaminophen) 500 mg. You may alternate the two medications for moderate to severe pain by taking ibuprofen, then taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) three hours later. Keep that rotation going as needed. ...Read more
Can i take 1 Advil (ibuprofen 200mg) and 2 alka seltzer plus (acetaminophen 325mg each) together?
Hey, i have taken advil cold and sinus about an hour and a half ago, and i just took nyquil, advil is ibuprofen and nyquil is acetaminophen, am I ok?
Answer: This combination is not too dangerous in single doses ...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
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