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Can I Take Z Pak With Aleve
I was just prescribed Z Pak for reoccurring Strep Throat. Is it safe for me to take an Aleve (naproxen) D while taking the Z Pak?
YES.: Assuming you aren't allergic to Aleve (Naproxen) or similar NSAID medications like Motrin (Iburofen) or aspirin, you can take it with ZPack. You may not need the D part of the Aleve D. It is a nasal decongestant that you might not need and has side effects like jitteriness and sleep disturbance. ...Read more
I took Aleve (naproxen) for muscle pain this afternoon and am already taking a z pack for a sinus infection later today I drank a 5 hour energy to help me study?
What is the question: Zpack is an antibiotic (zithromax) which is safe to take with Aleve (naproxen) which is an anti-inflammatory pain reliever which can alleviate the symptoms of sinus congestion pain (a decongestant may help as well if your blood pressure is fine - eg. Pseudoephedrine). I am not a fan of the 5 hour energy drink- but probably not harmful in this situation if only 1. You may need rest for recovery. ...Read more
Yes, but why?: Azithromycin is used to treat bacterial infections and Diflucan (fluconazole) is used to treat fungal/yeast infections. So, if you have both condition and need both meds, you can use them. If not having both types of infections, no need to use both medicines. If you have additional concern, please consult the prescribing physician/nurse. Good luck. ...Read more
Answer: Zpack usual direction is a 5 day treatment with 500 mg on day 1 and 250 mg on day 2 to day 5. There's also special treatment s with that same drugs but not in a zpack format. ...Read more
Yes they can be administered together. Dr. A ...Read more
Possible interaction: "Using azithromycin together with ondansetron can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening, although it is a relatively rare side effect. You may be more susceptible if you have a heart condition called congenital long QT syndrome, other cardiac diseases, conduction abnormalities, or electrolyte disturbances (for example, magnesium or > ...Read more
Hi! So I have a prescription for diazepam (I also take prosac), and I finished a z pak a week and a half ago - am I ok to take the valium at this poin?
Better not: valium and prozac interact, would cause CNS depression and serious side effects with increased valium levels in blood, so you may want to use an alternative or reduce the valium dose, ask your doctor/prescriber. The azithromycin is gone out of your system by now, so don't want worry about it, best wishes ...Read more
What else can I take over the counter to get some relief from bronchitis, I got mucinex and doctor prescribed me z pak what else taking lexapro (escitalopram) too?
I understand your desire to get relief from Bronchitis possibly due to symptoms of cough, sputum, chest discomfort, shortness of breath, or fever which have been uncomfortable.
Do not take Lexapro (escitalopram) as it is NOT for Bronchitis.
As Z Pak has not helped at this time, please go to Urgent Care.
Your Health is Precious! ...Read more
Yes: The symptoms will improve whether or not you take any medication. The considerable complications that can occur after strep can occur if you do not complete your medication. At one dose a day I would think it is not to difficult to complete the rx. Trying to "save some" for next time can put you at risk. ...Read more
Azithromycin: In most cases a Z-pak will cure ear infections (I believe the cure rate is around 92%). Follow-up with your prescribing physician at the end of treatment if you are still having significant symptoms. ...Read more
I'm 39 weeks pregnant and was prescribed a z-pak for a deep cough and scratchy throat. Is it safe to take and how will it affect the baby?
Ask prescribing doc: Sorry, I don't mean to be rude but it seems that it would be difficult to miss your pregnant condition, such that prescribing physician should have discussed possible effects of Azithromycin (zpak) on you & your fetus. Prior to accepting said prescription would also have been best time to ask questions re this medication. As it stands, it's considered pregnancy category b. http://goo. Gl/uejyo. ...Read more
Dental appointment: See your dentist for a dental examination to determine the cause and treat your dental discomfort. The dentist will prescribe pain medication if needed in addition. The pain will only be masked by self prescribing pain medication without treatment and the outcome would only be transient. ...Read more
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I have endometriosis and the only thing that works is Aleve. Can take 3 tablets together? They are 220mg. I weigh 120pounds, 5’9 in height.
Endometriosis: Endometriosis can produce any and all of the symptoms described, but low dose oral bcp's should relieve most if taken correctly. Stopping the ovarian production of estrogen, and the consequent dropping of estrogen levels pre-ovulation and pre-menstrual will stop most symptoms and preserve your fertility, at least at the degree you have now. See your gyn provider for an exam and advice. ...Read more
Don't: As long as you feel fine, probably nothing. But you should try not to take the medication long term like that as it puts you at risk of gastric ulcers. See a physician to address why you need the medication. ...Read more
Too much aleve (naproxen): No.Get a more detailed answer ›
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