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Is it good to take an aspirin daily

Is it good to take an aspirin daily

No: For anyone with some vascular event (stroke, heart attack...), the answer is generally yes. As a primary preventive measure in someone with multiple risk factor, possibly yes. But, as with every decison in caring for patients, one must individualize. Take me for example. One baby aspiri will cause me to have a nosebleed within 24 hours; perhaps I have a natural anticoagulant in my blood?! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a corticosteroid everyday?

Is it safe to take a corticosteroid everyday?

Steroids: If you are asking about oral steroids, it is not safe to take them daily, they carry a lot of long term side effects such as weight gain, loss of bone causing osteoporosis, predisposing to diabetes and hypertension, glaucoma, cataracts, etc to name a few. Sometimes you don't have a choice but taking them if there are no alternatives, but if there are, speak to your treating physician about them. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take an acetaminophen with an aspirin?

Is it ok to take an acetaminophen with an aspirin?

Depends: If you are taking low dose Aspirin for cardiac health, it is okay to take Acetaminophen for pain relief. If it is just for pain relief, either one alone should be enough. The two are not synergistic. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take an antihistamine daily?

Is it safe to take an antihistamine daily?

Yes but why: Although antihistamines are a very safe class of medications, the better question is why is there a need to take them daily? If antihistamines are being taken for treatment of nasal symptoms, see an allergist to identify the trigger. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Omeprazole with a penicillin?

Is it safe to take Omeprazole with a penicillin?

No interactions: Taking both omeprazole and penicillin is fine, there is no drug interaction between the two. It still may be best to take them separately to avoid stomach upset. It is also best to take both of these medications on an empty stomach. Take omeprazole at least 30 minutes before a meal. And even though you can take penicillin VK with food, it works better if you take it with an empty stomach. ...Read more

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How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

How many aspirins a day is it safe to take on a regular daily schedule? I take four 325mg tablets every day.

Aspirin Dose: This is a difficult question to answer without knowing why you are taking it. If you are taking Aspirin for its cardioprotectant effect, the dose is considerably lower than what you are taking on the other hand, if you are taking it as an anti-inflammatory agent for osteoarthritis, the dose seems a little low. The doctor who prescribed your Aspirin therapy is the best person to answer this ...Read more

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Is it harmful or bad to take a Reactine allergy pill daily for an extended period of times?

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Is it harmful or bad to take a Reactine allergy pill daily for an extended period of times?

No: Some are on it for months, but if you need it that badly, you'd better be followed by your doctor, ENT specialist or an allergist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org for an allergist in your area ...Read more

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Is it ok to take an ibuprofen after taking a fluconazole tablet?

Is it ok to take an ibuprofen after taking a fluconazole tablet?

Yes: You might space them out a bit but both can be taken concurrently. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take promethzine with a concussion?

Is it okay to take promethzine with a concussion?

No: No such a good idea to take a drug in the phenothiazine family after head injury as it lowers seizure threshold. Wait a couple if months. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous for a guy to take midol?

Is it dangerous for a guy to take midol?

MIDOL: Nope. Midol is just a brand name for drugs such as ibuprofen. It is a marketing gimic and not a different medicine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take percocet (oxycodone) once a day even though it is supposed to be taken every 4-6 hours?

Is it okay to take percocet (oxycodone) once a day even though it is supposed to be taken every 4-6 hours?

Yes: Percocet can be taken up to every 4-6 hours (although i would not recommend it). However, it should be written as a 'prn' medication, or 'as needed', so you can take it as few times a day as you need to treat your pain. Once your pain has subsided, you can discontinue the medication. Please dispose of them properly as it can be dangerous to leave them around and if someone else takes them. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a narco325 with a robaxin500 mg ?

Is it safe to take a narco325 with a robaxin500 mg ?

YesButIncreaseDrowsy: Narco is a narcotic pain med,contains Hydrocodone and Acetaminophen,both are for pain.And Robaxin is a muscle relaxant.Only think you have to be careful as combining these can cause increased drowsiness.So be careful driving or other dangerous occupations like workin with heavy machinary ...Read more

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