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Is Excedrin An Nsaid
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
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
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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