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Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?

Can I take naproxen 250mg with tramadol 50mg as I have ran out of ibuprofen 500mg and the pain in ankle is 10/10 pain also taking prednisolone 5mg x8 time in the morning will that have any affect?

Nsaids: Naprosyn and Ibuprofen are both NSAIDS, so you can not take both, but you may take naprosyn as instructed to instead of the Ibuprofen,..BUT note, it is important for continuity of care and good pt/Dr relations to inform your treating Doctor of the medications you are taking so they can be properly documented and that allows the Doctor to know how you are and stay in tuned with your case. ...Read more

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Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more


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Is breastfeeding safe with ibuprofen ?

Is breastfeeding safe with ibuprofen
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Not recommended: Although adverse events have not been reported in nursing infants, there is still potential for such, because small amounts of Ibuprofen enter the milk. The manufacturer of Ibuprofen does not recommend its use while breast-feeding. ...Read more

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Can i take Excedrin for a headache while breastfeeding? Ibuprofen not helping.

Can i take Excedrin for a headache while breastfeeding? Ibuprofen not helping.

Yes: An occassional excedrin is perfectly safe to take while breastfeeding. Can also use tylenol or non-medical things such as a warm shower, neck wrap/massage, deep breathing. ...Read more

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Hi. My wife is breastfeeding. Is it safe for her her to take Ibuprofen when she has a fever? Thank you.

Hi. My wife is breastfeeding. Is it safe for her her to take Ibuprofen when she has a fever? Thank you.

Ibuprofen: levels in breast milk are exceedingly low, and this medication is frequently prescribed for pain or fever relief in nursing mothers. Acetominophen (Tylenol) is another option. ...Read more

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Recently gave birth, exclusively breastfeeding, and prescribed motrin for pain. If excreted through breastmilk, how does motrin affect my newborn?

Recently gave birth, exclusively breastfeeding, and prescribed motrin for pain. If excreted through breastmilk, how does motrin affect my newborn?

Depends: Motrin is commonly prescribed for breast feeding moms as it is safe to use. Using too much Motrin may cause a problem for mom. Use the prescribed amount. ...Read more

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I stopped my sotalol 40 mg 1x daily 48 hrs ago, is it safe to start breastfeeding my 2 week old? I am still taking Advil and hydrocodone for recovery

I stopped my sotalol 40 mg 1x daily 48 hrs ago, is it safe to start breastfeeding my 2 week old? I am still taking Advil and hydrocodone  for recovery

Yes: With a half life of 12 hours, the residual med in your system has dropped to about 1/16 of the treatment level and at that point little is able to cross over into the milk. The hydrocodone may be a problem. Maternal doses of more than 30mg/day have produced sedation and lack of breathing in infants.Ibuprofen during breast feeding is quite safe at normal doses. ...Read more

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Can Motrin help with bread tenderness of breastfeeding? My breast feel do painful!

Can Motrin help with bread tenderness of breastfeeding? My breast feel do painful!

Lansinoh: This is a very good balm that you can put on your breast and is safe for the baby to suck after you have applied it. It is better to avoid the ibuprofen if you can. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Breastfeeding (Definition)

Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more


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Nuprin (Definition)

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