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Is it safe to take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together, what to do?

Is it safe to take ibuprofen and hydrocodone together, what to do?

Yes, it is safe: They act on different mechanism and are safe to use, as directed, in conjunction. ...Read more

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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How long is it safe to take Metaxalone?

How long is it safe to take Metaxalone?

Metaxalone: There is no limit in the literature as to how long one can take this medicine. There are side effects of course, some minor, some more serious including liver issues. It states you have chronic pain - do you have a pain doctor who can follow your symptoms and help you decrease the use of it? ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to work?

How long is it supposed to it take for tylenol (acetaminophen) pm to work?

45 to 60 : Minutes. Be patient. Don't over do it. Its not a magic potion that's suppose to worse instantaneously. ...Read more

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How long is it safe to take statins?

Statins: At the present time we have no time limit to statin length of therapy. Some recent studies suggest there may be glucose intolerance associated with long term statin use but we don't know if this is significant. As long as no serious side effects in the individual patient, it appears they are long term safe. If significant side effects, we stop the agent. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2500mg tylenol (acetaminophen) daily long term? Is it also safe to take that long term during pregnancy?

Is it safe to take 2500mg tylenol (acetaminophen) daily long term?  Is it also safe to take that long term during pregnancy?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) Toxicity: The simple answer to your question is no. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is very toxic in high and regular doses to your liver. I am not sure why you are taking this daily and would advise you to get to your obstetrician to make sure they are aware of this and to give them a chance to discuss healthier options for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take naproxen and gabapentiin?

Is it safe to take naproxen and gabapentiin?

Yes: That is a safe combo, even with the metoprolol. It is a common combo. The only issues are that the naproxen can sometimes raise blood pressure. And some people get more somnolence on the gabapentin when taking it with the naproxen. But then you can just reduce the gabapentin dose. ...Read more

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How bad is it to take nyquil regularly?

How bad is it to take nyquil regularly?

Not long term: Nyquil contains doxylamine (antihistamine) that can be used short term as a sedative. If you take it chronically, you could develop rebound insomnia. ...Read more

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How many panadol (acetaminophen) tablets does it take to cause an overdose. And how many to make it fatal?

How many panadol (acetaminophen) tablets does it take to cause an overdose. And how many to make it fatal?

Please seek help!!!: I am concerned that you are asking this because you are considering trying an overdose. If you want to kill yourself this is not a good way to do it- panadol (acetaminophen) overdose causes liver failure which causes a long, painful ; very unpleasant death over several weeks. If you are considering suicide please seek help from a friend, family member, professional or suicide hotline. There are better solutions. ...Read more

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How long is it safe to take phenteine to lose weight? An is it safe to take while taking syntthroid?

How long is it safe to take phenteine to lose weight?  An is it safe to take while taking syntthroid?

Yes and no!: Fda approved, it can have side-effects: tachycardia, arrthymias, and an increase in blood pressure. The problem with phenetermine is that it usually will deliver a 10-15 lb weight loss and it's effects diminish and do not continue. It works by both suppresing appetite and increasing metabolism. If your thyroid dose is correct, shouldn't pose an issue. If high, serious problems could arise! diet! ...Read more

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How many lortabs is safe to take a day? An how often?

Only and only: The prescribing physician can provide you with an individualized answer. ...Read more

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How long is it safe to take mobic (meloxicam) for?

How long is it safe to take mobic (meloxicam) for?

Mobic (meloxicam): Like any NSAID long term usage should be monitored by your doctor, checking renal and liver function periodically since these drugs could be toxic on prolonged utilization. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for fish oil to take affect for depression?

How long is it supposed to it take for fish oil to take affect for depression?

Fish oil: It is an adjunctive treatment. Thus, don't expect to see any abrupt changes in condition if you are using it. However, it is beneficial. ...Read more

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How many percocet 7.5 is it safe to take in a day?

How many percocet 7.5 is it safe to take in a day?

Percocet max daily: The maximum dose on Percocet 7.5/325 is 8 tablets in a 24 hours. You also should sign a contract stating that you would not seek pain medication from any other doctor. ...Read more

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How long is it safe to take glucosamine sulfate?

How long is it safe to take glucosamine sulfate?

Long term.: As far as we know, the combination of glucosamine and chondroitin is safe to use in the long term. Studies had people taking it for at least two years. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take sam-e supplement if one is taking Prozac (fluoxetine) for anxiety? What is the best time to take it and things to monitor while using it.

Is it safe to take sam-e supplement if one is taking Prozac (fluoxetine) for anxiety? What is the best time to take it and things to monitor while using it.

SAM-e: There have been at least 2 controlled studies using sam-e with ssri's in treatment resistant depression: http://tinyurl.Com/n7fzc6n and http://tinyurl.Com/kctotz4 in both of these, the addition of sam-e to the ssri improved depression, and resulted in no reports of serotonin syndrome when combining same with ssri's. The combination can be safe, but your doctor should follow carefully. ...Read more

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