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I'm allergic to nsaids. I've taken excedrine migraine for years and it never bothered Me. Should I stop takIng it?

I'm allergic to nsaids. I've taken excedrine migraine for years and it never bothered Me. Should I stop takIng it?

Excedrin Migraine: Has no NSAIDs, but contains aspirin, which can cross react with NSAIDs, however, if so far you had no reaction, you may still take it, but what kind of allergies to NSAIDs that you have? And is it a true allergy or side effects? If still concerned you may want to see an allergist/Immunologist, check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, good luck ...Read more

Nsaids (Definition)

Nsaid stands for non steroidal anti inflammatory agent. So the most potent anti inflammatory agents are steroids like prednisone. Nsaids are ...Read more


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I suffer from migraines. But excedrine and any nsaid is harsh for my stomach. Is tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength a good substitute.?

I suffer from migraines. But excedrine and any nsaid is harsh for my stomach. Is tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength a good substitute.?

Could be: Could be tylenol (acetaminophen) helping some patients, but in my experience, is not the best. Many patient use ibuprofen, when the headache is tensions related. Is you have migraine I would kike recommend you to check with pcp, and neurology, and determine your specific type of headache, and better treatment. Meds comes with coated, and reduce stomach problems. ...Read more

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Is nsaid effective?

Is nsaid effective?

OA: Nsaids are very effective for joint pain caused by osteoarthritis and other types of arthritis. It can also be used to increase the effectiveness of narcotics. ...Read more

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What does nsaid signify?

What does nsaid signify?

Class of drug: Nsaid is the scientific term for a class of pain relievers that include but are not limited to Ibuprofen (advil, motrin), celocoxib, aspirin, Naproxen (naprosyn, aleve), indomethacin, keterolac (toradol), and diclofenac (voltaren). It stands for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. ...Read more

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Can nsaids cause headache?

Can nsaids cause headache?

Yes: If you have a history of migraines or even tension headaches, continous intake or abuse of NSAID can actually cause severe rebound headaches. This besides the other potentially severe side effects of nsaids abuse on kidneys, blood pressures, and heart disause.. ...Read more

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Does pepto contain any nsaid?

Does pepto contain any nsaid?

Salicylates: Peptobismol contains salicylate, which is a NSAID. It is different in some ways from other common NSAIDs but if you have a history of an allergy to Aspirin or any other NSAID, you should not use Pepto. ...Read more

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What the side effect of nsaid?

What the side effect of nsaid?

Many complications: The commonest are GI upset, heartburn and some blood loss from the GI tract. They reduce the efficacy of blood pressure meds. They affect the kidney and may cause protein in the urine even in young people. As already mentioned, they prevent the beneficial effect of Aspirin on heart disease. Asthmatis, who have sinusitis or nasal polyps and Aspirin allergy, they may develop severe asthma attacks. ...Read more

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Is arcoxia pills one type of nsaid?

Is arcoxia pills one type of nsaid?

A newer type: Arcoxia is etoricoxib, a cox-2 inhibitor. A cox-2 inhibitor is not quite the same as a traditional NSAID. Both cox-2 inhibitors and traditional NSAIDs have the ability to control pain and inflammation. However, cox-2 inhibitors have an added safety benefit in being less likely to cause stomach problems such as ulcers, bleeding, and obstruction. ...Read more

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What does 'non steroidal' mean in nsaid?

What does 'non steroidal' mean in nsaid?

Not prednisone.: The best anti inflammatory is the steroid cortisone or prednisone. An NSAID is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug. ...Read more

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Do NSAIDs reduce normal body temperature?

NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatory medications interrupt your body's ability to cause inflammation, and also to decrease the ability to mount a febrile response. So, they can decrease the ability to have a fever, but should not drop your body's normal temperature set point. If your core temp is low, you may consider having yourself checked for hypothyroidism ...Read more

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Is diclofenac stronger than most other nsaids?

Is diclofenac stronger than most other nsaids?

Likely: Diclofenac may have more potency than some other common NSAIDs because it works to help with pain and inflammation along a number of different pathways. ...Read more

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Can nsaids be taken with toviaz (fesoterodine)?

Can nsaids be taken with toviaz (fesoterodine)?

Yes: There are no significant documented interactions between these medications. ...Read more

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What is the long term effects of taking nsaids?

A lot: Every drug or vitamins has side effect, nsaids can cause stomach ulcers, renal failure, HTN, and more but mainly large dose and long term it need to be done with supervision and frequent blood labs. ...Read more

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What are the long term effects of taking NSAIDS?

Gastric ulcer: Probably the two most common side effects of taking NSAIDS are ulcers of the stomach and liver disease. Have liver function tests performed from time to time to check liver status. And if you cough up blood, see your physician immediately. ...Read more

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If I'm allergic to nsaids what other meds can I take?

If I'm allergic to nsaids what other meds can I take?

It depends: People should take acetamionphen or or trilisate (choline magnesium salicylate). Specific cox-2 inhibitors, such as celexocib or Meloxicam are good anti-inflammatory medications and are tolerated by nearly all NSAID intolerant patients. They are available by prescription only. If NSAID are absolutely necessary, some patients may tolerate one nsaid, but not another. Sometimes, patients can desensitized. See a good allergist. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could ciproflaxacin given with nsaid?

Please tell me, could ciproflaxacin given with nsaid?

Possible: However, there is a known interaction where higher doses of ciprofloxacin and ibuprofen have resulted in ncreased risk of central nervous system stimulation and seizures. ...Read more

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What medicines can I take if I am allergic to nsaid's?

What medicines can I take if I am allergic to nsaid's?

NSAID Allergy: Many times, Acetaminophen is safe to use but there has been some question about this as well. It is uncommon to also be allergic to acetaminophen, so I would try that first and document any reactions. ...Read more

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Are nsaids helpful for speeding up laryngitis recovery?

Are nsaids helpful for speeding up laryngitis recovery?

Laryngitis: By definition, laryngitis is an inflammation of the larynx. Nsaids will reduce inflammation and swelling in the larynx which should shorten the time to recovery. ...Read more

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Do you know are nsaids safe to take if you have a seroma?

Do you know are nsaids safe to take if you have a seroma?

Probably: What was cause of bleeding and hematoma? Usually precedes a seroma?
If no bleeding history, NSAIDs should be fine. ...Read more

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Do nsaids stop working well after taking them for so long?

Do nsaids stop working well after taking them for so long?

Dependency: Drug dependency. Anyway NSAIDs are short term fix as long term could induce GI bleeding. ...Read more

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How long does it take for gastritis to heal if caused by NSAIDS?

How long does it take for gastritis to heal if caused by NSAIDS?

NSAIDs-ulcer: I believe it takes about 6-8 weeks for soft/mucosal tissue to heal. I recommend use of PPI or Pepcid (famotidine) like medications with use of NSAIDs to prevent ulcers/gastritis. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in gastritis and between different nsaids?

Not really: All nsaid's cause some form of gastritis but they are dose dependent. The higher the dose, the more likely and severe the gastritis. I would try to take the least possible NSAID dose to alleviate the symptoms and watch for signs/symptoms of complications i.e. Black, tarry stools, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What NSAID should I take to relieve piriformis pain? How much each day? Should I also ice?

Piriformis: Any of the OTC nsaid as directed are fine; What you really need to do with the NSAIDS is the stretches for gluteal, ITB piriformis muscle group you can type piriformis muscle grp stetches on the internet and it will show you how ...Read more

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I get headaches every day around supper timetime. NSAIDs don't work. What could cause this?

I get headaches every day around supper timetime. NSAIDs don't work. What could cause this?

You might be: Hungry! Please make sure you eat an adequate amount each day. A good example of a standard routine would be three small meals per day for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with small 150-200 kcal snacks around 10:00 am and 3:00pm. Try that, see if it works. ...Read more