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Is Excedrin Pm Good For Arthritis In The Arm
It's a pain reliever: It can help some depending on what type of arthritis one has. It's not an anti-inflammatory but an analgesic with Acetaminophen ( which is also in tylenol) and Diphenhydramine (which is in benadryl) and is an antihistamine and can make people drowsy and is used to help sleep (the pm component).For osteoarthritis Acetaminophen can help some people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
There can be an: interaction. The diphenhydramine in the Excedrin PM can interact with Prozac (fluoxetine) w increased "dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment." per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker. ...Read more
What can I do to get these bad HAs under control until meds get here. I tried Excedrin pm, Maxalt, (rizatriptan) and ibuprophen. They work a bit and then it returns?
ER: I truly appreciate my emergency medicine colleagues so I don't want to send people there unnecessarily. But uncontrollable pain is a good reason to visit ER. I'm not sure what meds you're waiting for and why. Perhaps try another pharmacy. Perhaps try prevention rather than just treatment? Ask your doc about prophylaxis. Check out http://alvinblin.com/2012/04/evidence-based-migraine-prevention.html ...Read more
I take one excedrin pm every night. it contains 250 mg of acetaminophen. when i woke up in the morning, my liver area was hurting. did i overdose?
Yes, you can: There is no drug interactions. However, always consult with your doctor before taken any medication. ...Read more
Fall asleep?: Excedrin PM has diphenhydramine which is known to increase certain side effect of Lyrica (pregabalin) such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Nothing more serious. Of course, these side effects will not occur in everyone. Be careful operating dangerous or heavy machinery, etc. while under the influence. Best just to head to bed unless & until you know how the meds affect you, personall ...Read more
Fall asleep?: Excedrin PM has diphenhydramine which is known to increase certain side effect of Lyrica (pregabalin) such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Nothing more serious. Of course, these side effects will not occur in everyone. Be careful operating dangerous or heavy machinery, etc. while under the influence. Best just to head to bed unless & until you know how the meds affect you, personally. ...Read more
I have bad ra pain can I take two excedrin pm and 800 mg ibuprofen at the same time at night time ?
May a be good idea: This may be a good idea because you don't want to take two medicines that have anti inflammatory activity but Excedrin PM does not have an anti-inflammatory NSAIDs it has acetaminophen or Tylenol since the Stelera is use for psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis do you have rheumatoid arthritis or not? These guidelines are still OK for psoriatic arthritis ...Read more
I have a cold and bad mouth pain I want to sleep can I take 800mg ibuprofen plus 2 excedrin pm plus 2 alka seltzer night time capsules ?
Noticed bruise on arm...I didn't hit anything. Noticed bruise on leg week later. Have been taking a lot of Excedrin due to headache.Could it be related?
Arm has been numb for 4 days cardiac tests came out good in the ER but I have back arthritis and gastritis can this be affecting me in any way?
I get a pain in my arms at night time it goes away sometimes and I've been tested for arthritis and came back clear. The pain is excruciating. ?
Both Sides: People can notice this from the shoulders but other things can make this occur. When you get evaluated by your physician other things to look for - pressure on nerves from the shoulder: thoracic outlet syndrome, brachial plexis syndrome, pressure in the neck or pinched nerves in the neck from the position on the pillow would all be looked for in you evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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