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Is There Aspirin In Ibuprofen
What can I take for headaches, if I am allergic to ibuprofen, aspirin, tylenol, (acetaminophen) acetominophen and penicilin?
Headaches: Go see a doctor for an evaluation. You may need a prescription. ...Read more
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
See below: Aspirin is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaids), but differs from most other nsaids in the mechanism of action. Though it, and others in its group called the salicylates, have similar effects (antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic) to the other nsaids and inhibit the same enzyme cyclooxygenase, Aspirin (but not the other salicylates) does so in an irreversible manner. ...Read more
Hangover: If your stomach can tolerate it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Additive effect: When NSAID and Opioid are taken simultaneously, they may interact with one another to produce an additive or synergistic effect. ...Read more
Best to: Ask your pharmacist or better yet, don't do it. ...Read more
If used continuously: Daily maximum doses may result in rebound pain when drug level in blood drops below therapeutic level. But when used occasionally, NSAIDs like aspirin/Motrin should continue to provide effective pain relief. Remember to take these meds w/ food & full glass of water to protect esophagus/stomach from irritation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why do you need it?: These medicines are used for different reasons. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can sometimes help with fever, but it is not as good of an anti-inflamatory medication. Asprin has been shown to help reduce heart attacks in patients at risk, and if necessary see an allergist so s/he can evaluate if you need asprin, and if "asprin desensitization" is medically necessary. ...Read more
I need a anti inflammatory that doesn't contain aspirin or ibuprofen. Also sold over the counter?
Yes: Yes. They are different classes of drugs. Take only if prescribed for you. ...Read more
Swelling below my knee slightly to the left side. Started as minor pain a few days ago. Got worse. Elevation, low doses aspirin or Ibuprofen helps.?
No: They both can can cause stomach bleeding as one of their most common side effects. ...Read more
Have ulcerative colitis. Taking Lialda for four years. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis pain? I know I can't use aspirin or ibuprofen.
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