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Can you take midol for a headache?

Can you take midol for a headache?

Yes: Midol is a brand of anti inflammatory medication Ibuprofen which is also available otc by names of Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Many a times it helps headaches. ...Read more

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Headache (Definition)

The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more


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Is it safe for a man to take midol if he has a headache n nothing else to take?

Is it safe for a man to take midol if he has a headache n nothing else to take?

Yes: Midol extended relief is just Naproxen (antiinflammatory), modil liquid gel is just Ibuprofen (another antiinflammatory) and midol pm is tylenol (acetaminophen) with antihistamine. All safe for men. ...Read more

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Why am I having stomach pains for a few days now can't sleep at night. I've been taking midol for my menstrual cramps and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for my headaches?

Why am I having stomach pains for a few days now can't sleep at night. I've been taking midol for my menstrual cramps and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for my headaches?

Menstrual cramps: You may need bcp to prevent menstrual cramps or decrease the severity of the menstrual cramps. Please call your doctor and discuss it with your doctor as soon as possible. If you want to discuss shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www. Healthtap. Com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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Is it actually healthy for me to take midol?

Is it actually healthy for me to take midol?

Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe as long as you take the recommended dose and do not have any side effects and do not consume alcohol with midol. Read the label for intructions as to how often you have to take this and how long. ...Read more

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Can my 11 year old take Midol Teen?

Can my 11 year old take Midol Teen?

Midol: Yes at the recommended dosage. Other options include aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen. As long as she isn't allergic. ...Read more

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Can you take zirtec and midol together?

Can you take zirtec and midol together?

Yes: As usual, when taking multiple medications it is wise to keep track of any side-effects that you may experience. Always let your primary doctor know of any over-the-counter medications you are on.

That being said, zyrtec (cetirizine) and midol should be safe to use together.

If you take midol pm with zyrtec (cetirizine) however, you may get excessively sleepy, and this may lead to accidents. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for a guy to take midol?

Is it dangerous for a guy to take midol?

MIDOL: Nope. Midol is just a brand name for drugs such as ibuprofen. It is a marketing gimic and not a different medicine. ...Read more

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Can I take iron pill after taking a midol?

Can I take iron pill after taking a midol?

Iron: Iron mediciations can be irritating on the stomach and are best taking with food, but if you ate before taking the iron and midol, I think you'd be all right. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take midol and dayquil?

Is it possible for me to take midol and dayquil?

Not a good idea: Not a good idea
midol contain 500 mgm of Acetaminophen and dayquil contains Acetaminophen 325 mgm in 15 ml
it also depends on how many times a day you take midol/or extended relief midol. If in doubt ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it recommended that people with glaucoma don't take midol?

Why is it recommended that people with glaucoma don't take midol?

Narrow angle: Only certain untreated narrow angle glaucoma patients should be extra cautious with midol or any otc medications with antihistamines, decongestants or other ingredients that could partial dilate the pupil and induce an angle closure glaucoma attack. Ask your doctor if you are at risk. ...Read more

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Hey I took four midol two at 11 pm and two at 8 am can I take two motrion?

Hey I took four midol two at 11 pm and two at 8 am can I take two motrion?

No: Not recommended Midol and Motrin are both NSAIDS. They both can cause G.I. bleeding ulcers kidney or liver damage. Recommend take one or the other in the recommended dose. For specific diagnosis and treatment consult Healthtap ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why it'srecommended that people with glaucoma don't take midol and the like?

Can you please tell me why it'srecommended that people with glaucoma don't take midol and the like?

Open angles are okay: Midol contains an antihistamine called pyrilamine. All antihistamines have a potential effect on patients with narrow angle glaucoma. The effects of the antihistamine can dilate the pupil, which in turn can congest the angle. This effect can be too much in a narrow angle eye where the angle is already compromised. This can lead to increased pressures inside the eye and worsen glaucoma. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I take Midol and Buckleys together?

Can I take Midol and Buckleys together?

Why bother?: The otc cough and cold medicines are proven to be ineffective and may prolong your illness, make you feel worse while youtake them and increase your risk of secondary bacterial infections, like ear infections and pneumonia. It's not like Buckley's tastes good, either! Http://tinyurl. Com/osmaxzo
Coldeeze Lozenges do work well, but you must take them around the clock or you are wasting your time. ...Read more

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Can I take midol pm at night and midol complete in the morning?

Can I take midol pm at night and midol complete in the morning?

Depends: The quick answer is yes. Midol complete you don't want to take at night because it has diuretic and caffeine both of which are not helpful for sleep. The midol at night is tylenol (acetaminophen) and Benadryl so the main ingredients are out of your system. If you do this a lot, it becomes a fair amount of tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Can I take midol with citalopram?

Can I take midol with citalopram?

Midol and Celexa (citalopram): Interactions between drugs are always possible, but it unlikely to encounter a serious adverse interaction with this combination, specially if the individual has normal liver and kidney function and no predisposition or risk factor to GI bleeding. The combination of Citalopram with the formulation of Midol that contains NSAIDS could potentially increase the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. ...Read more

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Can I take Midol with 20mg of Paxil?

Can I take Midol with 20mg of Paxil?

Drug interaction.: Midol (traditional) + paxil has some potential for interaction (increases the risk of bleeding). However, that does not mean that they can't be used together. Your pharmacist can also help with info. This information came from the Drugs. Com drug interaction checker. The risk would be higher if you were elderly or had kidney or liver disease. ...Read more