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Help! Is 5 Excedrin pm pills at one time too many to take?

Help! Is 5 Excedrin pm pills at one time too many to take?

Yes: Each contains 500 mg acetaminophen and 38 mg diphenhydramine. Five of those is an excessive amount of either product at one time. ...Read more

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Docs, could 15 Excedrin pm's kill you?

Docs, could 15 Excedrin pm's kill you?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services ; they can provide transport. You can call the national suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more

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Can I take tramadol and excedrin pm at the same time?

Can I take tramadol and excedrin pm at the same time?

Yes, you can: There is no drug interactions. However, always consult with your doctor before taken any medication. ...Read more

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What will happen if you take lyrica (pregabalin) and Excedrin pm together?

What will happen if you take lyrica (pregabalin) and Excedrin pm together?

Fall asleep?: Excedrin PM has diphenhydramine which is known to increase certain side effect of Lyrica (pregabalin) such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Nothing more serious. Of course, these side effects will not occur in everyone. Be careful operating dangerous or heavy machinery, etc. while under the influence. Best just to head to bed unless & until you know how the meds affect you, personall ...Read more

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What will happen if you take lyrica (pregabalin) and Excedrin pm together?

What will happen if you take lyrica (pregabalin) and Excedrin pm together?

Fall asleep?: Excedrin PM has diphenhydramine which is known to increase certain side effect of Lyrica (pregabalin) such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Nothing more serious. Of course, these side effects will not occur in everyone. Be careful operating dangerous or heavy machinery, etc. while under the influence. Best just to head to bed unless & until you know how the meds affect you, personally. ...Read more

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Please explain what happens when you take lyrica (pregabalin) and Excedrin pm together?

Pain relief: These are two separate groups of medications and there is no drug interactions. Lyrica (pregabalin) is used for chronic neuropathic pain or antiepileptic agent, Excedrin pm provides relief of acute pain accompanied by sleeplessness. Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin pm with fluoxetine? Thanks in advance.

Can I take Excedrin pm with fluoxetine? Thanks in advance.

There can be an: interaction. The diphenhydramine in the Excedrin PM can interact with Prozac (fluoxetine) w increased "dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment." per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. ...Read more

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What can I do to get these bad HAs under control until meds get here. I tried Excedrin pm, Maxalt, (rizatriptan) and ibuprophen. They work a bit and then it returns?

What can I do to get these bad HAs under control until meds get here. I tried Excedrin pm, Maxalt, (rizatriptan) and ibuprophen. They work a bit and then it returns?

ER: I truly appreciate my emergency medicine colleagues so I don't want to send people there unnecessarily. But uncontrollable pain is a good reason to visit ER. I'm not sure what meds you're waiting for and why. Perhaps try another pharmacy. Perhaps try prevention rather than just treatment? Ask your doc about prophylaxis. Check out http://alvinblin.com/2012/04/evidence-based-migraine-prevention.html ...Read more

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Is Excedrin pm good for arthritis in the arm?

Is Excedrin pm good for arthritis in the arm?

It's a pain reliever: It can help some depending on what type of arthritis one has. It's not an anti-inflammatory but an analgesic with Acetaminophen ( which is also in tylenol) and Diphenhydramine (which is in benadryl) and is an antihistamine and can make people drowsy and is used to help sleep (the pm component).For osteoarthritis Acetaminophen can help some people. ...Read more

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