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Excedrin Sinus Medication
Headache for a week-nothing helps. What should I do? For the past week I have had a headache. I've tried ibuprofen, excedrin, & sinus headache medication. I've used hot a compress and a cold compress. Nothing seems to help. I'm not sure what to do at
? sinus infection: A sinus infection and/or sinus allergies can cause a week long headache. The diagnosis depends on where the headaches are in your head. Are they by the cheekbones and forehead? Those are the typical areas of pain if the sinuses are involved. Are you having fevers? Green or yellow mucus? You may need an antibiotic. See your doctor. ...Read more
In anatomy, a sinus is a cavity within a bone or other tissue. Most commonly found in the bones of the face and connecting with the nasal cavities. Sinus (anatomy), description of the general term paranasal sinuses, air cavities in the cranial bones, especially those near the nose, including: the maxillary sinuses, also called the maxillary antra and the largest of the ...Read more
Maybe: It might help, that's about itGet a more detailed answer ›
I've had a migraine for about 24 hours. I tried taking Excedrin and it didn't help at all. Sleep didn't help either. No sinus problem. Just migraine?
Find long term solut: Migraine has good long term solution. But you have to see a doctor who can examine you, make the correct diagnosis and then treat your headaches according to the cause. Migraines are headaches that affect one half of the head and are often aggravated by physical activity (worsened by exercise like going up steps or lifting heavy objects). Triptans are prescrip-medicines which can stop this headach. ...Read more
I took 2 Excedrin tension pills. Can I take 2 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) sinus headache on top of that?
Headache: I would suggest waiting 3-4 hours before taking anything else as you may over dose on contents such as acetaminophen (Tylenol), aspirin, and caffeine. It looks like you also take Vicodin which may further complicate matters. Since you have a history of "migraine" I would strongly recommend consulting a neurologist to help you manage your headaches. Avoid self medicating. ...Read more
Yes: It should not present a problem.Get a more detailed answer ›
Flonase for 6 days, now have a deeper sinus infection. Whole left side of face/upper teeth are throbbing, even w/excedrin & decong. This a reaction?
I felt a migraine coming on and took 1 excedrin migraine and 1 alleve at 2PM. How else can I relieve my migraine and when can I take more medication?
Excedrin Mig & Aleve (naproxen): Excedrin Migraine max is 2 capsules/day. This baffles patients since other Excedrin products allow one to take more. Migraine formula is restricted b/c of the nature of the ingredients. Don't take Aleve (naproxen) with Excedrin Migraine. Stagger it. Max Aleve (naproxen) is less than 1250mg/day. Keep to min b/c GI issues. Feverfew is natural migraine agent 250mg capsule. Maybe this can replace Exc Migraine & Aleve (naproxen). ...Read more
Excedrin: Excedrin contains Aspirin which can potentiate anticoagulants by inhibiting platelet function. Taking Aspirin with anticoagulants is possible but should not be done without consulting your doctor. ...Read more
Took a pill of butal apap for head, heartbeat kinda fast. Not sure if due to flu, fever or medication. Can I take Excedrin for horrible headache?
5hiaa test came back at 6.5. I followed the food restrictions strictly the day of but not before. I did not stop medications which include dostinex, ibuprofen, xanax, (alprazolam) excedrin. Should I retake test?
Prescribed pantoprazole 40mg for throat clearing problem, also have problem with migraines, is it safe to take this medication. With Excedrin extra st?
Yes: These medicines are safe to combine together. ...Read more
There are no medications in Excedrin that would cause one to have a positive result for contraband.
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Can I take 50 mg of Vyvance with my anti viral medicine for my cold sores and excedrin in the same day? Is it dangerous to mix these drugs?
I had a bad headache this mrng so I took an Excedrin Migraine. It worked. Does that mean it was a migraine or does it help on sinus headaches also?
I have a headache and I took 2 Extra Strength Excedrin about 2 hours age. But I think I it is a sinus. When can I take Advil (ibuprofen) for cold and sinus?
Headache: It should go away in couple of hours or so. ...Read more
I have had a headache with sore, tight neck since saturday., I have had dizziness, nausea, fatigue, and sore eyes. I have taken Excedrin which has helped but the headache just keeps coming back. I have used a hot neck roll and sinus medicine also. At
Acetaminophen: Recent studies have shown that Acetaminophen (tylenol) can have an effect on mood. Specifically it seems to have an antidepressant effect on some people. Be very careful however, this does not mean that taking more Acetaminophen will make you happier. Acetaminophen is a liver toxin and can be fatal in large doses. Fatal. Some experts have recommended decreasing the maximum daily dose from 4to3 gm. ...Read more
No, its a different: Excedrin extra strength is acetaminophen, Aspirin and caffeine. It works in a completely different system, does not affect beta receptors, and does not work on blood pressure or heart rate. The caffeine may mildly speed up your hear rate, but otherwise they are completely unrelated. ...Read more
Dose dependent: Excedrin is a combination of Acetaminophen (tylenol) Aspirin and caffeine. Acetaminophen is recommended to mot exceed 300mg/day. Aspirin can cause ulcers and bleeding. Caffeine is a stimulant. People who are taking "blood thinners" should discuss the use of Aspirin with their physicians. If you are taking this or any pain product for long term, you should discuss this with your physician. ...Read more
How Much Excedrin?: A more important issue is how ofter you take the excedrin. You may be causing rebound headaches which in many ways are more difficult to treat than migraine. Feverfew is a popular herb that seems to prevent migraine. I am not aware of any major interactions as does st. John's wort, for example. It is probably more important to limit your Excedrin than worry about the feverfew interactions. ...Read more
While 3 tablets would probably be unlikely to cause adverse effects in most people, the maximum recommended dose is 2 caps per day.
If I were looking for additional pain relief, I'd probably reach for additional aspirin before taking anything with more acetaminophen, as this ingredient of excedrin can cause serious liver damage in higher doses. ...Read more
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