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Infant Ibuprofen Side Effects
Can I give my 13 month daughter children's Motrin (ibuprofen) or just infants? Is there a difference besides the concentration?
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
Ibuprofen: Appropriate doses of ibuprofen in children is weight dependant. The maximum recommended dose is approximately 100 mg per 22 pounds of body weight every 6-8 hours for the shortest period of time possible. Long term use of ibuprofen and acetaminophen can cause organ damage even in recommended doses. Ibuprofen should not be given to infants under 6 months of age. ...Read more
My child is 5mths and 16 days old, she's spiked a small fever that's not going away on it's own. Is it okay to give Infants Ibuprofen?
My 10 month old son he has a cough his pediatrician prescribed hydroxyzine. He has a low grade temp could I give infants Advil (ibuprofen) along w/ hydroxyzine?
I was prescribed Lexapro (escitalopram) for anxiety after a week had weird side effects could the motrin I've been taking daily been the cause.?
Both help with pain: But Motrin is an antiinflamatory as well. This blocks prostaglandins wich causes inflamation and pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a simple pain reliever and not an antiiinflamatory agent. Motrin can cause ulcers, kidney failure, and possibly cardivascular enents such as heart attacks. ...Read more
I had a one time toradol IM shot today for rib pain. How long does this last? Any side effects I should watch for? When can I start taking Aleve/Advil
A few hours: Toradol can relieve pain for several hours (>6-8 hours on an average). You can either start taking alternate pain medicine if they have been effective in relieving your pain before or wait until you have return of your pain that needs relief and then start taking your pain pills as per your doctor's advice. ...Read more
Can I take solodyn, Advil or tylenol, (acetaminophen) and multivitamins together? What are the potential drug interactions? Side effects? Thanks.
Not at same time: Solodyn (minocycline) has many interactions; taking with calcium (usually found in multivits) can reduce absorption- they should be taken at least 2 hours apart. Solodyn (minocycline) kills our friendly intestinal flora which can lead to yeast overgrowth ; a wide range of side effects. It's wise to take probiotics ; not use it very long. Topical antibiotics ok. Regular Ibuprofen use can cause ulcers ; GI bleeds. See comment:. ...Read more
Took my first tamoxifen pill yesterday. I am having headaches today could I take aspirin, Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen)? Are headaches one of the side effects?
I had a neuroblastoma as an infant, what are the side effects as an adult from the cancer and chemo?
Chronic problems: Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2728747/ this report will tell you and your doctor everything. You have a higher chance of chronic problems with your hormones, bones, muscles, and nervous system. You also have a higher chance of getting another cancer during your life. And just remember you survived bad cancer and tough treatment at a very young age, so it was worth it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Temporary: Brethine (terbutaline) was once used for asthma, but is now more commonly used in late pregnancy to stop preterm contractions. Should not be given to infants/kids. Wears off quickly, so if used to stop labor & labor doesn't stop, by time baby is born med has worn off. In anyone of any age, the most common side effect of terbutaline is brief spell of feeling flushed, fast heart rate or jitteriness. ...Read more
Potentially - yes: Water alone injected as an enema can be absorbed by the baby and dilute the balance of the blood. If enough water is absorbed, the baby can have seizures when this balance crosses a critical level. Small amounts (ounce or two) are unlikely to cause a problem, but I never recommend them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Fenistil drops: The drops are safe and are not known to have side effects ...Read more
Do to a fall, my 6 week old infant needed a cat scan. What are the side effects of a scan at such a young age? The dr said cancer but how soon?
Wouldn't worry: There is a tiny increase in cancer risk later in life children who have a bunch of ct scans. We're exposed to unavoidable natural radiation every day, and compared to this, the dose you get from a worthwhile ct scan is trivial. I'm glad junior is okay and has a parent who care so much. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possible side effects on infants who's father constantly smokes marijuana in the house? Need specifics to convince father to smoke elsewhere, please.
It's illegal, child: Endangerment. Smoking mj, tobacco, crack, etc. Inside or out of the home (it clings to fabrics) makes your child is a passive smoker, bad for baby's lungs & brain. Because of smaller body surface area, children can get "stoned" by much lower amts. Of mj than adults. Being in an altered state impairs infant development. Dad can't be sole caretaker because of highly? Ed risk of accidents & death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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