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For How Long Should You Take Aspirin
Aspirin: There is little reason for delay if the Aspirin dose has been small (example prophylaxis for cad). Daypro (oxaprozin) can be started 24 hrs later if Aspirin dose is therapeutic for antiinflammatory reasons (example rheumatoid arthritis, where 8-10 Aspirin might be used per day). If there is renal insufficiency a longer delay might be necessary. ...Read more
Time to effect: It will take app. 1-2 weeks to start working. ...Read more
A few days: It varies somewhat but a few days should tell you. ...Read more
Depends on dose: Aspirin and Daypro (oxaprozin) are nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). Aspirin inhibits platelets more. Platelets are needed for blood clotting. Both agents can irritate stomach lining. So taking both at the same time can increase the risk for stomach bleeding, etc. However, it is generally safe to combine baby Aspirin with another NSAID in patients who have heart disease. Wait at least one day. ...Read more
4 weeks: Belsomra is one of the newest medications for insomnia so I have little experience with it. It works in a novel way by blocking orexin, a hormone the brain produces to keep us alert and activated. It is currently approved for four weeks. It's advantage is that there's no dependency likely . The long term risk may be depression. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Depending on the situation, treatment in childhood starts at 10-14 days and if improvement is slow another week may be added. The problem of resistant organisms is seen occasionally & lack of any improvement in 3-5 days indicate need to use an alternate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: In general, gerd is a chronic condition that does not get "cured" by medications. Depending on consultation with your family physician and referral to specialists, they will work with you to decide best course of treatment. If nothing else is done, symptomatic gerd will require life long medication to alleviate/treat symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Safe. : They are safe to take together but will make you groggy. ...Read more
How long after taking 10mg of percocet can you take ibuprofen? And how much ibuprofen would be safe?
Percocet and Motrin: It should be safe to mix the two. I would be sure to check with the dr who prescribed the percocet. Percocet is very powerful and for some, can lead to addiction problems. Be careful with the Percocet and try and not take more than is prescribed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lifetime: If your paranois is the result of schizophrenia, it is likely that you would benefit from treatment throughout your lifetime. Please follow the advice and recommendations of your psychiatrist. Having a thought disorder is a very frightening experience but there is treatment that can help you live your life well and successfully. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Go ahead: Vitamins have little toxicity and while i'm among the minority of phyiscians who think taking a cheap vitamin-and-mineral supplement is worth the few dollars per year, the glitzy ones you buy online are placebos. Don't make yourself sick taking too much vitamin a or vitamin d or absurdly high doses of vitamin c. Otherwise, go ahead. ...Read more
see details: It depends somewhat on the problem you are treating. Figure on 1-2 days for minor issues. ...Read more
7 to 10 days: Aspirin affects your platelet function. Platelets are the first cells to stop bleeding. They form a plug to stop further bleeding. Once you take Aspirin takes on average about 7 days to 14 days to have platelets resume their normal function providing one is also not taking advil, motrin, ibuprofen, Naproxen as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Fever: Fever is the body's way of fighting infection so it is not really a bad sign. Fever will break when a viral infection runs its course( 3 to 10 days) or when the bacterial infection succumbs to the antibiotic (24 to 72 hours). So the fever may not break after 4 hours - the expected duration of action of acetaminophen. ...Read more
Percocet: Onset time is 30-45 minutes. Duration of action is 4-6 hours. ...Read more
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