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Can I take tyenol prior to a egd?

Can I take tyenol prior to a egd?

Tylenold and EGD: Normally patient going for egd, have nothing to eat or npo night before in the hospital setting but for the stand point of if the tylenol (acetaminophen) is going to interfere with the result if you take it the nigh before , the answer is not. The medication is full . In fact, all medications should be taken the night before as per recommendation of your doctor and no meds the day of the procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Faiz Shakir
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Egd (Definition)

An EGD is a diagnostic and therapeutic modality wherein a GI doctor puts a fiber optic scope down the throat of the patient, who is gently anesthetized, to,directly examine the esophagus, stomach and the beginning of the small intestines and to take biopsies of potentially abnormal findings or treat areas ...Read more


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I have a knot in my lower right back that hurts Tylenol won't help n I can't take ibprofuen what do I need to do?

I have a knot in my lower right back that hurts Tylenol won't help n I can't take ibprofuen what do I need to do?

Get examined: If you are still having issues I suggest a physical exam. If you are not allergic, I suggest Aleve, 1 tablet every 8 rs and simultaneous use of BioFreeze sport linamint, ...Read more

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How long does an egd take?

How long does an egd take?

EGD is pretty quick: Upper endoscopy uses an optical device on a flexible, steerable tube to examine esophagus, stomach, ; upper small bowel. Often, biopsies are taken to rule out barrett's esophagus, eosinophilic esophagitis, h.Pylori bacteria, celiac sprue. A diagnostic study as such takes less than 5 minutes, during which you are sedated. Therapeutics (dilation, cautery, polypectomy, etc.) adds a few minutes more. ...Read more

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How longl does the egd take and exactly do tbey look for.

10-15 minutes: The egd, or esophagogastroduodenoscopy, is generally a very safe test and takes no more than 10-15 minutes. Sedation is used to keep you comfortable, so you will need a driver. The most common conditions investigated include esophagitis, barrett's esophagus, ulcer disease, h. Pylori infection and celiac disease. Various tumors (benign and malignant) can also be found. ...Read more

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Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Can adults take baby tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: You would need to take a lot more pills to achieve an adequate adult dose. ...Read more

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Is it bad to take tylenol (acetaminophen) everyday?

Is it bad to take tylenol (acetaminophen) everyday?

For how long?: You can use tylenol (acetaminophen) daily for some time, but it isn't a good idea to take it for months at a time. More important is to determine why you need it for longer than a few weeks, and to address the problem that causes your symptom. ...Read more

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Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) with Simvaststin?

Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) with Simvaststin?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is OK, however, there is a long list of medications and foods that can interact with simvastatin, including antiviral medications, seizure medications, antibiotics - esp. erythromycin family, citrus - esp. grapefruit, stomach medications, some psychiatric medications, other cholesterol medications, some heart medications, etc. Check your medication list with your doctor. ...Read more

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Ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm's every night?

Ok to take 2 tylenol (acetaminophen) pm's every night?

The problem with: Chronic use is that some people can develop rebound insomnia. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more