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Does Ibuprofen Reduce Fever
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
Can ibuprofen help reduce (low grade 99.5) fever? No tylenol (acetaminophen) in.My medicine cabinet @a this time.
Advil (ibuprofen): Advil (ibuprofen) will help to reduce the pain of a toothache temporarily. However, if the pain is due to an infected tooth/nerve, it needs to be treated by a dentist. Pain from an infected tooth will only get worse, to the point where pain medication will not work. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Yes: If taken prior to the onset of pain, but that is rather difficult to predict. Best wishes. ...Read more
No: No caffiene in either.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes, but not advised: Pain is a warning sign of irritation or tissue damage, so preemptively trying to avoid pain can cause to increased risk of tissue damage. Neither Acetaminophen or nsaids are great at preventing pain prior to it starting, they can. Acetaminophen probably more so. If it is for a surgical procedure, be even more cautious as nsaids can cause bleeding issues, so make sure to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes: When children get fever most often we can use one or the other to help reduce the fever but when they have a high fever they are uncomfortable and tylenol (acetaminophen) alone does not decrease the fever wenough and or children are still uncomfortable. In this situation we often reccommend alternating Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Anti-inflammatoy.: Nsaid is short for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. These drugs, in addition to being pain killing, stop inflammation. Tylenol, (acetaminophen) however, does not stop inflammation. It only stops pain, which means it is an analgesic. So if you need to stop inflammation, like in arthritis, use an nsaid, not tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Try something local: Too. F you have a significantly sore throat w swollen tonsils / lymph nodes – see your medical provider ; get a strep throat test ; culture. Saltwater gargles are helpful. Mix a tsp of salt in 8 oz of warm water – gargle w this several times/day. You can gargle w aloe vera juice a couple of times per day. A mix of chamomile tea w honey ; a small amount of lemon juice is good. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This is a combo pill: Secret: I have a personal pet peeve against combination drug pills. You can't juggle the drugs independently. Read the fine print on the bottle. Advil (ibuprofen) (ibuprophen) sinus (pseudoephedrine or phenyephrine) is a decongestant pain/fever pill. If you get a bottle that says "sleep" diphenhydramine aka Benadryl aka Unisom is in the pill. Decide what you are trying to fix, and use the correct single med. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ibuprofen cuts fever: True that Ibuprofen or Motrin will reduce a fever. This is something of a "bandaid" therapy however and doesn't get to the root of the problem. Chicken soup (good nutrition/fluids) and rest are important.. Also sleeping well should help u recover. Finally, be sure to take food with Ibuprofen to protect the stomach. Personally I drink ginger tea with honey- that helps my colds! ...Read more
55-m-flu like symptoms, & high fever (39.4c) & diabetic. Clinic gave diametapp-c and giving tylenol (acetaminophen) to reduce fever but not helping. What can I do?
Increase fluid intak: In fllu need to increase fluid intake and get nasal and respiratory cila moving. Green tea with lemon/lime and bit of honey. Tea can be with or without caffeine. Drink till your urine turns light. Ask your doctor if using hydro pulse to stimulate nasal cilia would be useful for your condition. ...Read more
Person: might have a sensitivity to acetominophen but not to NSAID's. ...Read more
Yes: and yes, read the labels carefully though, best wishes ...Read more
Yes. No contraindion: they are safe taken concommitantly. Recommend not taking them both on an empty stomach, though. ...Read more
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