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Contraction (Definition)

This usually has to do with the onset of labor. It is a muscular tightening of the uterus. Contractions are timed from beginning to end of hardening of the uterus (duration) and from beginning of one contraction until the beginning of the next (frequency). A third descriptor is intensity or how hard ...Read more


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Does tylenol (acetaminophen) help braxton hicks contractions ?

Does tylenol (acetaminophen) help braxton hicks contractions ?

Possible : It may relieve the pain and doesn't hurt you or baby to take on occasion when you are having these contractions. ...Read more

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What are some ways to ease labor contraction pain in back and stomach. Can you take tynenol for back pain?

What are some ways to ease labor contraction pain in back and stomach. Can you take tynenol for back pain?

All questions like: This should be directed to your OB doctor, you can take tylenol (acetaminophen) for back pain b ut if you think you are having contractions you need to call your OB or go to the labor room for a labor room check and you can know if you are in labor and can get pain meds whether you are or are not. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aleeve together?

Is it ok to take Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Aleeve together?

Yes: Tylenol is a brand of acetaminophen (aka paracetamol in rest of world) which is a pain reliever & used to lower fever (anti-pyretic). Aleve is a brand of naproxen, an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug), which is also a pain reliever & anti-pyretic. So you can take these two together. However, don't take Aleve w/Ibuprofen (aka Motrin, Nuprin, (ibuprofen) Advil) which is also an NSAID. ...Read more

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Ii am on maloxicam and cyclobenzaprine. Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Ii am on maloxicam and cyclobenzaprine. Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: It is ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) with any NSAID like Meloxicam or Ibuprofen with a muscle relaxant like cyclobenzaprine but make sure to take the right dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) and not to exceed the max daily dose. Also, and this is important, many pain meds like vicodin, Norco already have tylenol (acetaminophen) so you must take that into account as well. Tylenol (acetaminophen) in a healthy adult should not exceed 4000 mg / day! ...Read more

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin together?

Yes: Tylenol (generic name: acetaminophen) and Motrin (generic name: ibuprofen) are different drugs, and can be taken together. Just make sure that you don't take more than the recommended dose of either drug, and that you don't take other medications (like cold medicines, or other pain medicines) that have Acetaminophen in them too. Also, avoid nsaids (like motrin) in pregnancy. ...Read more

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I drank last night is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) today?

I drank last night is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) today?

Depends: If you've had enough time for all the alcohol to clear your system.. But if you still have an elevated blood alcohol level, mixing in a medicine is generally not recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Tylenol (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more


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Acetaminophen (Definition)

Acetaminophen (tylenol) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory which is a ...Read more