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Can I Take Prednisone And Aleve At The Same Time
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
Probably: There is not a know contraindication or negative interaction. ...Read more
YES: This is a commonly used combination in multiple infections. ...Read more
Yes if needed: But only one time a day since meloxicam is a nonsteroidal antiinflamatory pain medicine taken 1 time a day & cyclobenzaprine acts to relax muscle and can be prescribed more often. Can be prescribed daily together for acute musculoskeletal pain and spasm, like a back strain or arthritis flare with associated spasm. Both can make you very sleepy, so do not try to drive or anything. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes.: Paracetamol is almost the same compound as acetaminophen sold in the United States. A lot of medications, especially cold meds, contain acetaminophen or paracetamol and you should be careful when taking these to check. Ibuprofen is an NSAID medication and should not be taken with other NSAIDS as this can cause side effects. Paracetamol is a pure pain med and does not interest with NSAIDs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Paracetamol is known as Acetaminophen here in the states. The main concern is that excess use can damage the liver. Ibuprofen is an NSAID which means you have to worry about your stomach & kidneys (& thus blood pressure). But both can be used together safely. Check out http://www.Drugs.Com/drug_interactions.Php & online.Epocrates.Com to check for other drug-drug interactions. ...Read more
Yes: however, both can be irritating to your stomach lining: I suggest staggering doses by 1-2 hours and always take medication with food. ...Read more
Ativan/Advil: On as needed basis, should be ok. ...Read more
Talk to your doctor: Taking both of these medications may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome: fever,muscular rigidity, mental status changes, muscle destruction and serious blood clotting problems (DIC). You should discuss this with your physician and see if an alternative combination might be considered. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Probably: This combination is usually safe, but individual factors may influence this. Consult your doctor to deal with your specific circumstances. ...Read more
"Can I": "I" is the catch in your question. I can't give advice to you in particular. The answer depends on your other known conditions and the Celexa dose. For an otherwise healthy person, 30mg daily of Celexa or less plus an antihistamine at standard dose carries a low risk for heart problems. Discuss with your doctor and the pharmacist dispensing the Celexa before going forward with the combo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, you can: These medications may be used together without a problem. However, always talk with your doctor about all medicines you take. ...Read more
AB's/Painkillers: As prescribed, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
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