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Dr. Alvin Stein
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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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


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Will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

Will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

Feeling high: Medications affect people differently. So it could do nothing, or it could make you sleepy or high. Much of this is dose dependent and also related to whether you have used such medications in the past. ...Read more

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They prescribed me norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

They prescribed me norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). will norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) make me high or sleepy?

Possibly.: Both are potential side effects of Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen). You shouldn't drive or operate heavy machinery while taking the drug. If you notice bothersome side effects contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Can tylenol (acetaminophen) od cause drowsiness?

Yes!: Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose can be associated with drowsiness, changes in level of consciousness or coma, seizures, abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting. Several otc forms of tylenol (acetaminophen) include the combination of tylenol (acetaminophen) with other drugs such as Codeine (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) 3) or a cough suppressant (tylenol (acetaminophen) (acetaminophen) cough and sore throat). These drugs can also make a person drowsy even at low doses.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) od is an emergency! ...Read more

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Hello a friend mine overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen) pm she tooked 14 then 2 pills...But she seems fine except her drowsiness...Should we be worried?

Hello a friend mine overdose on tylenol (acetaminophen) pm she tooked 14 then 2 pills...But she seems fine except her drowsiness...Should we be worried?

Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) when taken in larger than recommended doses can cause damage to the liver in a delayed manner. This can lead to the patient needing a liver transplant or dying. There is a very effective antidote to this problem, if initiated early (within 8 hours) of the ingestion. She's sleepy from the benedryl (the 'pm') plus, your friend definitely needs to see a psychiatrist. Call 911 or go to the er. ...Read more

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Does lortab make you sleepy?

Does lortab make you sleepy?

Yes: Lortab has hydrocodone, which has a known side effect of making some people sleepy. ...Read more

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Do diet pills make you sleepy?

Do diet pills make you sleepy?

Typically not: There are some diet medications that are prescription only. They usually don't make you sleepy, but some people can have this effect. It is unusual. I can't speak specifically (don't know which one your referring to) about non-prescription products, but, in general, should not make you sleepy. ...Read more

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Will metformin make you sleepy?

Will metformin make you sleepy?

No: No, it shouldn't (at least in my practice I've never seen any warnings on it or had any patients complain of it...). ...Read more

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Do antibiotics make you sleepy?

Do antibiotics make you sleepy?

They can: Antibiotics in general are well tolerated and most of the side effects are related to gastrointestinal symptoms. However as with any medications you take, side effects can vary from person to person and need to be addressed with your prescribing physician if they were to occur. ...Read more

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Do concussions make you sleepy? .

Do concussions make you sleepy? .

Yes: Many times you can feel like in a fog. However if you are too sleepy you might want to make sure a brain MRI/CT is done so that no bleeding is going on or any other damage is not evident. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Should not: There are many different antibiotics, and without being specific about which one you are taking it is difficult to be absolutely sure, but sleepiness is not a general side-effect. ...Read more

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Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

Unlikely: It would be distinctly unusual for claritin, (loratadine) at normal doses, to cause sleepiness. ...Read more

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Can Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

Claritin (loratadine): Like other antihistamines, it can make u drowsy, depending on the dose & your tolerance. ...Read more

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Does Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

Does Claritin (loratadine) make you sleepy?

No: It's supposed to be nonsedating. But, if your are exquisitely sensitive to medications, it's always possible. ...Read more

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Does chewing gum make you sleepy or just more awake?

Does chewing gum make you sleepy or just more awake?

Typically neither: Chewing gum (aka masticating) does not have much effect on the sleep centers. What you are chewing may have more of an effect, ie sugar containing products or nicotine product. ...Read more

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Yes I mean ativan (lorazepam) so it will make you sleepy?

It can cause: Sedation in some people but others handle it well. ...Read more

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How long does 500 mcg of melatonin take to make you sleepy? Should I take a hour before bed?

It is recommended: That you take it about two hours before bedtime. At least. That is what I have found to work best in my practice. Don't take it two hours before bedtime if you are going to be out driving or operating machinery, however. ...Read more

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Please tell me what can you take for dry cough besides halls while at work that won't make you sleepy or drowsy?

Please tell me what can you take for dry cough besides halls while at work that won't make you sleepy or drowsy?

Cough: Unfortunately most (prescribed by physicians) cough suppressants have sedative effects. The 'Dayquil and Nightquil' popular OTC brands have enough alcohol, a bad idea. Try some cardamom seeds (slowly suck for 3 - 10 minutes). Also make sure the person is not on medications hat can induce cough (ACE inhibitors). If still not better see physician to exclude also asthma. ...Read more

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Does singular make you sleepy?

Does singular make you sleepy?

Possible: Singulair does have potential to cause sleepiness. Be careful mixing with anything else that may compound this. ... Alcohol, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) zyrtec. ...Read more

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Does 500 mg of aecetomenophine make you sleepy?

Not likely by itself: Acute hepatic toxicity is the main side effect of Acetaminophen with anorexia, vomiting and diaphoresis 72-96 hr after ingestion. ...Read more

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Is it common for medications to make you sleepy?

Is it common for medications to make you sleepy?

Sleepy: Some do, depending on the sedating effect, the dose, & your tolerance. ...Read more

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Can coffee make you sleepy?

After a few hours.: Caffeine is a stimulant and not likely to make you sleepy directly although as it wears off after a few hours you may indeed feel a bit "wiped out." ...Read more

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Does steriod use make you sleepy?

Steroids: I don't think so. When on steroids for a long time and then stopping itsuddenly can cause sleepiness and fatigue. ...Read more

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How long does zopiclone make you sleepy?

How long does zopiclone make you sleepy?

Depends on person: While the typical half-life of zipiclone is six hours, this is variable from person to person. Older people, those with liver disease, or those who have also taken alcohol or any other sedating substance often find that zopiclone has a much stronger and longer lasting effect, sometimes to the point of interfering with breathing. ...Read more

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