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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

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Yesterday I took some tylenol (acetaminophen) cause my knee was bugging me and I took it on an empty stomach, is that why I was throwing up all night? I'm okay now

Yesterday I took some tylenol (acetaminophen) cause my knee was bugging me and I took it on an empty stomach, is that why I was throwing up all night? I'm okay now

Could be.: Especially if you took more than recommended dose. Keep that in mind the next time you take tylenol (acetaminophen)...Only recommended dose and only with food. ...Read more

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I drank 4500mg of acetaminophen at once on an empty stomach what is the worst thing that can happen?

I drank 4500mg of acetaminophen at once on an empty stomach what is the worst thing that can happen?

Overdose!: That is an overdose of Tylenol, (acetaminophen) which can be toxic to your liver and can cause death. Get to an ER now and get checked. ...Read more

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Is oxycodone taken on an empty stomach harmful to the body in any way? Just oxycodone by itself, no acetaminophen.

Is oxycodone taken on an empty stomach harmful to the body in any way? Just oxycodone by itself, no acetaminophen.

Opiates side effects: Oxycodone is used for pain. Some people get nausea if taking on an empty stomach. Many people develop constipation after a few doses. It can make you feel sleepy. It should not be taken with other medications that can make you sleepy or alcohol as it can cause death. This occurs because like other opiates it suppresses the breathing mechanism. Talk to your doctor to see if this is right for you. ...Read more

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Is there anything over the counter similar to tylenol without the tylenol? I'm allergic but I don't want to take stuff that upsets my stomach either.

Is there anything over the counter similar to tylenol without the tylenol? I'm allergic but I don't want to take stuff that upsets my stomach either.

See below: Buffered or enteric-coated aspirin and the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (aka NSAIDs) such as naproxen and ibuprofen are the most commonly used alternative pain relievers to Tylenol (acetaminophen). Though these can all cause stomach irritation, this can be eliminated or reduced by taking these drugs for a short duration, in lower doses, and taking at the end of a meal or with an antacid. ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen for the past 18 hours have take. Tylenol (acetaminophen) but not helping?

Pain in abdomen for the past 18 hours have take. Tylenol (acetaminophen) but not helping?

See MD now: No relief? See a doc now. Could be anything from gas, constipation, to appendicitis, diverticulitis, pancreatitis, perforated ulcer, ovarian cyst, ovarian twist (torsion), ectopic pregnancy, gallstone, kidney stone, other. What are you waiting for? ...Read more

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Can I take Tylenol for a headache if I have a stomach ulcer?

Can I take Tylenol for a headache if I have a stomach ulcer?

YES: Tylenol or "acetaminophen" is generally considered "safe" when used by people with stomach ulcers. HOWEVER follow instructions on the package and discontinue if you develop stomach distress!

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A lot of pain in lower back and abdomen! Pain is off and on. Been this way for 3 weeks. Pain 8-9! Take ib and tylenol (acetaminophen) with heating pad! No other sympt?

Go to ER NOW!: Enough is enough! You are a trooper, but 8-9 out of 10 on a pain analogue scale, uncoltrolled with OTC or other meds, and a heating pad is enough torture. Go to the ER or Urgent Care Center today and get relief! There may be something going on that you won't know without a physical exam done by a doctor. Don't delay! ...Read more

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Got a cold 3 days ago and combatted it with 3k mg Tylenol (acetaminophen) a day and a decongestant. Felt better yesterday but today I feel nauseas and sick to my stomach. Did I take too much?

Got a cold 3 days ago and combatted it with 3k mg Tylenol (acetaminophen) a day and a decongestant. Felt better yesterday but today I feel nauseas and sick to my stomach. Did I take too much?

Too much Tylenol (acetaminophen): Yes, you took too much Tylenol (acetaminophen) and may be decongestant as well. Please have a lot of fluids: water, tea, and bed rest with good sleep. Be careful with medal in future. More fluids than meds. ...Read more

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Can I take a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine while I have a stomach virus?

Can I take a Tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine while I have a stomach virus?

Should be ok: Yes, though codeine can cause nausea which might make you feel worse! ...Read more

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Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) during first weeks of pregnancy to relieve cramps? I have period like cramps on one left side of abdomen and lower back. Normal?

Can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) during first weeks of pregnancy to relieve cramps? I have period like cramps on one left side of abdomen and lower back. Normal?

Medication: Of course. But, cramping is in no way a sign of pregnancy.

Remember that at one week the mother does not know a new baby has been created. There is no communication between new impregnated egg and mother yet. That would be impossible. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get stomach bleeding from taking 2 Excedrin caplets? No history of ulcers or stomach bleedinf. Usually only take tylenol (acetaminophen).

Is it possible to get stomach bleeding from taking 2 Excedrin caplets? No history of ulcers or stomach bleedinf. Usually only take tylenol (acetaminophen).

Possible, not likely: Any nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (nsaid), including aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxyn, can cause (usually painless) gastrointestinal ulceration or bleeding. It usually takes more than a single dose of 2 Aspirin (excedrin). Infection with h pylori bacteria can cause ulcers; the 2 together more likely to cause problems. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 with codeine for my herniated disc pain while battling a stomach virus?

NO: Hi, Tylenon#3 has Codeine itself so I don't recommend taking Codeine and doubling the dose as it might increase the risk of toxicity. If your pain is not well controlled then talk to your doctor for adjustment of your pain medication. ...Read more

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My 11 yr old son is complaining the last 2 days of abdominal pain below his belly button. He has very low grade fever and is urinating more frequently. He's been up since 5am, I gave him a tylenol which seemed to help. Should I take him to uc or er? I am

My 11 yr old son is complaining the last 2 days of abdominal pain below his belly button. He has very low grade fever and is urinating more frequently. He's been up since 5am, I gave him a tylenol which seemed to help. Should I take him to uc or er? I am

Go to ER ASAP: An 11-yr old boy with lower abdominal pain has "appendicitis until proven otherwise". Please go to an emergency room as soon as you get this message (and hold off on giving him anything to eat or drink just in case he needs surgery). ...Read more

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Will childrens tylenol (acetaminophen) settle a two years old stomach?

No: No. Tylenol (acetaminophen) only helps reduce pain and fevers. It won't help with nausea or vomiting. ...Read more

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What can I do if my stomach is killing me. How much tylenol (acetaminophen) will do that?

Too much: If you have taken a lot of anything and it causes stomach pains, that amount is too much for you.

Please see a doctor to find out what is going on ...Read more

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Sudden sharp upper abdominal pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) not helping what should I do next?

Consider ER: Any pain that is sudden and sharp should be properly worked up. It doesn't necessarily mean anything horrible but common medical sense dictates a prompt work up to rule out any of the more urgent issues like gallbladder or ulcer. ...Read more

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What should I do if I took half a bottle of tylenol (acetaminophen) a couple weeks ago and am having severe abdominal pain?

What should I do if I took half a bottle of tylenol (acetaminophen) a couple weeks ago and am having severe abdominal pain?

Go to ER: All at one time, or over the course of days? Your liver may have taken a hit. Your belly pain may be from hepatitis. Plus, you need to discuss with a health care provider - if you took these pills in one fell swoop - why you did. Acetaminophen can be very dangerous if used incorrectly. Please get evaluated ASAP. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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