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Is it ok if I take a diflusinal for pain?

Is it ok if I take a diflusinal for pain?

Pain Treatment: Diflusinal is similar to other anti-inflammatory medications such as Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). Their use can be entirely appropriate for short term treatment of pain as per the dispensing instructions. ...Read more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Diflunisal (Definition)

Diflunisal is a salicylate-based agent which is a ...Read more


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Is it possible for me to take ibuprofen if i took dayquil?

Is it possible for me to take ibuprofen if i took dayquil?

Yes you can but: Yes you can as there is no ibuprophen in dayquil but dayquil does contain Acetaminophen in smaller dose which is also used for pain and fever but in higher doses. You can take both id dayquil is not relieving your symptoms of fever and/or pain. ...Read more

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I am taking hydroxycut pro and have a prescription for norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for wrist pain. Is it safe to take both? or should I wait

I am taking hydroxycut pro and have a prescription for norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) for wrist pain. Is it safe to take both? or should I wait

Ask the Dr: Either ask the Dr who prescribed the pain med - you should always tell any doctor prescribing about all other things you might take. If you can't this time, at least ask a druggist. But this needs to be a habit when you visit a doctor. ...Read more

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I took a tylenol at 7am it is now 10:30am, how long should i wait to take a tramadol/acetaminophen?

Unfortunately you: did not indicate the dose of the tylenol or the dose of the acetaminophen. You should avoid taking more than 4 grams in 24 hours. In addition, tramadol is not safe to take when pregnant and poses a significant risk to the fetus. You need to discuss your use of medications during pregnancy with your Ob/Gyn. ...Read more

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I overdosed on acetaminophen a couple of days ago, and had treatment for it. Is it ok to take acetaminophen again for pain relief?

I overdosed on acetaminophen a couple of days ago, and had treatment for it. Is it ok to take acetaminophen again for pain relief?

Probably Not: Without knowing the extent of the toxicity, it would be inadvisable to take Acetaminophen or even drink any alcohol for quite awhile. You need to have followup labs done for a baseline. ...Read more

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What pain medications is it okay to take if I have allergy?

Allergic to?: Read the contents on the packaging for the pain medication to ensure that none of the ingredients are ones that you are allergic to. ...Read more

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I took 4 Advil (ibuprofen) for my lower back pain. It isn't helping, is it ok to take a vicodin?

I took 4 Advil (ibuprofen) for my lower back pain. It isn't helping, is it ok to take a vicodin?

advice is no: Generally speaking i would avoid narcotic pain medications for low back pain: things such as vicodin, percocet, percodan, (oxycodone and aspirin) oxycontin. I would stick to nsaids such as motrin/naprosyn. The narcotics may make you feel better in the short term but can lead to many problems. ...Read more

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I take one Alleve tablet a day is this bad? I take it for knee pain.

I take one Alleve tablet a day is this bad? I take it for knee pain.

Not bad at all: Naproxen is a traditional NSAID. It works by blocking your body's production of some natural substances that cause inflammation. It is great an anti-inflammatory drug and reduces pain, swelling, and joint stiffness caused by arthritis. If concerned, talk to your PCP for more information. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take hydrocodone 325mg when I have a cold will it be ok if i take hydrocodone if I am in pain even though I have a cold

Is it safe to take hydrocodone 325mg when I have a cold will it be ok if i take hydrocodone if I am in pain even though I have a cold

You should be OK.: The cold should not affect the safety of taking the medication. However, you must be careful about taking cold medicines with the pain medication. Your pharmacist will be able to provide guidance. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take FLEXARIL only as needed? Meaning: if I don't need it one day is it ok to skip a dose? This is for lower back pain..advice needed

Try to call first.: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is usually taken along with rest, physical therapy and sometimes other pain relievers. If you miss a dose, you can certainly continue later, with the next prescribed time. If , however you feel that you may no longer need the flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) it would be best to notify your physician. Treatment effectiveness becomes muddled when the patient starts self dosing without the physicians knowledge. ...Read more

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Could I take a aleive if I already took a oxycodine for pain would that effect me?

Could I take a aleive if I already took a oxycodine for pain would that effect me?

You can take both: Alleve and Oxycodone have different mechanisms of action. You could take both as long as you take no more than prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take top care pain relief if it expired in 2006? Just wondering before i took it

Expirations : Expirations are arbitrarily set by the fda. There are no scientific studies that can demonstrate exactly when a medication will expire; it depends on many things such as where the medicine was stored, the heat, and the type of medication. Although many medications are good past their date, the fda does not advise taking medications past the expiration date. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 40mg of Prilosec a day? I have no insurance so a simple yes it is safe or no it is not is what I am after.

Is it safe to take 40mg of Prilosec a day? I have no insurance so a simple yes it is safe or no it is not is what I am after.

Yes: Side effects are few and far between and are more likely with long term use. These include certain infections and weaker bones. ...Read more

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I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if i have a few beers in me?

I normally take tylenol (acetaminophen) for headaches. But is it better to take something like advil or aleve if i have a few beers in me?

Together can get ulc: Together the alcohol and the advil or aleve (naproxen) can lead to increased gastric irritation including gastritis and ulcers. These can be integrated into you general helath issues with your physician. ...Read more