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Doctor insights on: Keppra And Excederine

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Can i take meloxicam with excedrin?

Can i take meloxicam with excedrin?

No: These medications are both antiinflammatory and should never be used together. ...Read more

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How could i end an Excedrin addiction?

How could i end an Excedrin addiction?

As above: Talk with u physician for advise and treatment. ...Read more

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How is keppra (levetiracetam) weaned down?

How is keppra (levetiracetam) weaned down?

Keppra (levetiracetam) weaned down?: So you're taking keppra (levetiracetam) and you want to stop taking it. Have you discussed this with the doctor who is prescribing the keppra (levetiracetam)? Have you asked your doctor the post question? Please repost and state your doctor's answers to your questions; or, if you haven't asked your doctor, please state why not. ...Read more

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Could Excedrin migraine cause serious damage?

Could Excedrin migraine cause serious damage?

Side effects: Any medication has side effects. Excedrin is a combination of three different medications. Each of them can cause side effects of their own, especially if taken often and in high doses. If you find yourself taking excedrin often, please consult with your doctor. You may benefit from different kind of migraine treatment. ...Read more

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Mechanisms of action of keppra (levetiracetam)?

Mechanisms of action of keppra (levetiracetam)?

Not known: The best info i could find on this is on the wikipedia.Com website and reads as follows : the exact mechanism by which Levetiracetam acts to treat epilepsy is unknown. However, the drug binds to a synaptic vesicle glycoprotein, sv2a, [26] and inhibits presynaptic calcium channels.[27] this is believed to impede impulse conduction across synapses.[28]. ...Read more

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Can taking 2 Excedrin every day cause bloating?

Can taking 2 Excedrin every day cause bloating?

Yes: Taking Aspirin (250 mg in each excedrin extra strength) everyday can cause stomach irritation and lead to a feeling of bloating and indigestion. The tylenol (acetaminophen) probably would not cause bloating unless you got to the point if liver injury. I would avoid taking it as an everyday pain medication and speak to you physician regarding a long term alternative. ...Read more

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Does keppra (levetiracetam) have side effects. ?

Does keppra (levetiracetam) have side effects. ?

Yes: Levetiracetam is generally well tolerated, but may cause drowsiness, weakness, unsteady gait, coordination problems, headache, pain, forgetfulness, anxiety, irritability or agitation, dizziness, mood changes, nervousness, loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and changes in skin pigmentation.
Serious side effects may include depression, hallucinations, suicidal thoughts, seizures. ...Read more

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How long after taking Excedrin can I breastfeed?

How long after taking Excedrin can I breastfeed?

Excedrin: Usually need to pump and waste for 12 hrs. The main problem is the Aspirin in the excedrine. Caffeine is the second issue. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe. ...Read more

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Will Excedrin migraine work for ongoing migraine?

Will Excedrin migraine work for ongoing migraine?

Maybe: It might help and will not cause any issues to try. It is just over the counter medications that benefit some people with migraines and is seen as an abortive medication. If it does not, then you will have to consider prescription medications, such as triptans or ergots that can be more effective for abortive therapy. Excedrin migraine does work very well for some people, and others it does not. ...Read more

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Is taking this headache pill called Excedrin safe ?

Is taking this headache pill called Excedrin safe ?

Yes: Yes, it's safe to take an Excedrin once in a while for migrane/ tension headache. But if you have frequent headaches and have to take it regularly, get checked by your doctor first. Also, chronic use of Excedrin is also not good as you may develop tolerance or a rebound headache. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin after taking xanax (alprazolam)?

Can I take Excedrin after taking xanax (alprazolam)?

Not the PM version.: Excedrin PM contains diphenhydramine, AKA Benadryl, which can make you sleepy. Xanax (alprazolam) also can make you sleepy, so I would avoid that combination. The other Excedrin formulations, like Excedrin Migraine or Excedrin Extra Strength should be OK. ...Read more

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I have a headache and toothache can I take excedrin?

I have a headache and toothache can I take excedrin?

Yes, but: Yes, but that won't solve the dental problem. See DDS ASAP. ...Read more

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Can i take sumatriptan 2 hours after taking excedrin?

Omitted: Yes you can. I often have patients take Imitrex (sumatriptan) 30m to an hour after the first line medicine had been taken. ...Read more

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Is taking Metropolol and Excedrin together dangerous?

Is taking Metropolol and Excedrin together dangerous?

Not dangerous: However, long term use of Excedrin (longer than 2 weeks) can reduce the metropolol's blood pressure reducing effect.
For more information ask your PCP. ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin migraine if it expired 2 months ago?

Can I take Excedrin migraine if it expired 2 months ago?

Yes: Realize you are taking half a Tylenol (acetaminophen) and a bunch of caffeine though. (check the ingredients). Be mindful of the fact that many people develop chronic daily headaches because of excessive use of Excedrin. They get addicted to the caffeine then get a headache when it wears off. At least a bottle of Excedrin has lasted at least 2 months in your case. ...Read more

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Can i take Excedrin migraine every 12 hours and be okay?

Can i take Excedrin  migraine  every 12 hours and be okay?

Yes: Yes but it would be better if you had to take it less often...Less headache. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take excedrin a day after taking benzonatate?

Why are you: taking Excedrin? You haven't given much in the way of symptoms that would indicate the need. That being said, there should be no contraindication to using so long as you have taken Excedrin before without adverse effects. ...Read more

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Does keppra (levetiracetam) need to be weaned when taken off?

Should be: Too rapid withdrawal without tapering, could cause sudden seizure activity. Avoid this by working closely with your doctor. ...Read more

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Anyone have problems on levetiracetam (keppra) anticonvulsants?

Moodiness: Keppra (levetiracetam) is a remarkably safe medication. It is handled by the body in a manner that does not damage liver or blood or kidney. However, it can affect mood and emotions and produce unusual behaviors. ...Read more

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Can levetiracetam (keppra) drugs hurt you with its side effects?

Can levetiracetam (keppra) drugs hurt you with its side effects?

Moodiness: Keppra (levetiracetam) is a remarkably safe medication. It is handled by the body in a manner that does not damage liver or blood or kidney. However, it can affect mood and emotions and produce unusual behaviors. ...Read more

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I tried the Excedrin M.; no luck. Amlodipine 5mgs? Thanks so much.

I tried the Excedrin M.; no luck. Amlodipine 5mgs? Thanks so much.

Try this: Unless you are taking amlodipine because you think that your headache is secondary to hypertension (which if the case should like be >160)

Here is the thing: Excedrin Migraine is just a combo of small doses of Tylenol, (acetaminophen) Aspirin, and Caffeine

If your liver is ok and kidneys: Try this combo
Tylenol: 500mg-1000mg (1-2 tabs) and
3 Ibuprofen: 600mg

Start with 1 tylenol (acetaminophen) and 2 ibuprofens ...Read more

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What if i stop taking keppra (levetiracetam) will I have a siezure?

Usually at least : Some fatty tissue will be lost from the breasts with over-all weight loss. ...Read more

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I have a headache everyday. Is it bad that I take Excedrin on a daily basis?

I have a headache everyday. Is it bad that I take Excedrin on a daily basis?

Yes and no.: Bad because it may be the cause of your daily headache. Good because it relieves your headache. Should talk with your doc about a plan for stopping the med. ...Read more

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I have tried Excedrin migraine, but it doesn't seem to work for me. Any advice?

I have tried Excedrin migraine, but it doesn't seem to work for me. Any advice?

Get it evaluated: If you have true migraines you need more specific therapy. See a neurologist for better headache control. ...Read more

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Can levetiracetam (keppra) drugs hit you with new side effects when you go back on it?

Can levetiracetam (keppra) drugs hit you with new side effects when you go back on it?

Go slow: If you were on a high dose of keppra, (levetiracetam) then have to stop and re-start, then go low and slow when reloading as rapid titration can cause side effects such as sedation or dizziness or blurry vision. ...Read more