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Dr. Samuel Graitcer
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Oseltamivir (Definition)

The brand name is tamiflu (oseltamivir). It is a prodrug, which means it is inactive until metabolized by a person's body into the active form. It blocks neuraminidase, an enzyme in influenza virus; by doing this, it prevents the flu virus from detaching from the host cell and slows the spread of the virus. It comes in a tablet form, as ...Read more


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Can my 18 year old son take ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen) along with the tamiflu?

Can my 18 year old son take ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen) along with the tamiflu?

Sure: There is no problem with this. Ibuprofen has a longer half life and thus lasts longer. It is also better for pain. Hope he is feeling better! 600 to 800 mg of ibuprofen is a good dose for his age. ...Read more

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My 7 year old had the flu. She is on tamiflu. She has had 3 doses already. But still high fever. Treatment w tylenol (acetaminophen). When will I see improvements?

My 7 year old had the flu. She is on tamiflu. She has had 3 doses already. But still high fever. Treatment w tylenol (acetaminophen). When will I see improvements?

Any NEW Symptoms?: Your child has only had three doses, which means a day and a half at best. Flu symtoms are going to last longer than that, even with the tamiflu. It's not like tylenol (acetaminophen) where the med works an hour later. It just shortens the total length of illness. Don't ignore new or worsening symptoms though - I've had a couple of patients who developed pneumonia or ear infections as complications. Rest, fluid! ...Read more

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Can I take promethazine with tamiflu (oseltamivir)? I feel nauseous. I've also been taking acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

Can I take promethazine with tamiflu (oseltamivir)? I feel nauseous. I've also been taking acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

Promethazine Tamiflu (oseltamivir): Yes, it may take both together as there are no drug drug interactions or contraindications between them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Have the flu. Just noticed blood in my stool. It's red, not black. Been taking lots of acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Also took tamiflu (oseltamivir).

Have the flu. Just noticed blood in my stool. It's red, not black. Been taking lots of acetaminophen and ibuprofen. Also took tamiflu (oseltamivir).

Red in stool: This is likely a hemorrhoid. Soften the stools with colace (docusate sodium) 100 mg two times a day and use a teaspoon of mineral oil three to four times a day. This should help. You should have this checked by a gastrointestinal specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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How many tablets of 500mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) do u take at a time?

How many tablets of 500mg of tylenol (acetaminophen) do u take at a time?

2 Max: The maximum is 2 pills assuming you do not have any liver or kidney disease. You can overdose if you take too much tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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How long after taking tylenol (acetaminophen) can u take benydryl?

How long after taking tylenol (acetaminophen) can u take benydryl?

Together: Tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl can be taken together. They work in different ways and there are not drug interactions. ...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?

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?

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

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Can you take reactine and extra strength Tylenol together?

Can you take reactine and extra strength Tylenol together?

Yes: Drugs. Com drug interaction checker showed no interactions between Reactine (Cetrizine) and Tylenol. See: https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=569-0, 11-12 ...Read more

Tamiflu (Definition)

Tamiflu is a flu/influenza agent which is a kind of anti-viral ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

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