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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while on omeprezole 40mg twice daily?

Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) while on omeprezole 40mg twice daily?

Yes: Yes, it should be okay. I'm not aware of any interactions.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) pm every night to help me sleep I have a very hard time sleeping I have to take it every night 2 of them I have since a teen.

Underlying pain: If you need tylenol (acetaminophen) to get to sleep and you have canker sores tooth abscess and bad breath, you have an underlying pain problem hat will not let you sleep you need to see a dentist and get you mouth cleaned up as that could be triggering a lot of problems in your body.

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Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin together for a headache?

Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and aspirin together for a headache?

Sure: You can space them out or choose one of the combination products like Excedrin (aspirin, tylenol (acetaminophen) and caffeine). I also agree that Ibuprofen is a better choice than aspirin.

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Was diagnosed with pleurisy a little while back. Now got told have a sinus infection starting is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus?

Yes, may need AB: Pleurasy is inflammation of the Pleura; A covering of Lungs. It is painful with deep breathing. Sometimes you may have symptoms of Cough, Fever, Chest pain SOB. It can be managed with NSAID. Now if you are having Sinus infection, you can find Symptomatic relief with Tylenol (acetaminophen) Col-sinus. But may need antibiotic treatment

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My doctor prescript ciprofloxacin 500mg. And now I have a fever. Another doc said take tylenol (acetaminophen). Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

My doctor prescript ciprofloxacin 500mg. And now I have a fever. Another doc said take tylenol (acetaminophen). Is it ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen)?

Yes: If you are not allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) or Acetaminophen (generic name) or have other reasons not to take tylenol (acetaminophen), you should be able to take it. Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Ciprofloxacin do not have any know interactions, that I am aware of.

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