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Can I take aspirin while taking wellbutrin, (bupropion) lexapro, and occasional tramadol?

Can I take aspirin while taking wellbutrin, (bupropion) lexapro, and occasional tramadol?

Probably okay, but..: Interaction between Aspirin and Lexapro that inhibits the uptake of serotonin in platelets and therefore makes it more likely for there to be an upper G.I. Bleed associated with Aspirin use. There are also potentially significant interactions between Lexapro and wellbutrin (bupropion), (bupropion) Lexapro and tramadol, and wellbutrin (bupropion) and tramadol. Combination of medications should be monitored closely by your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Den
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Halfprin (Definition)

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Stomach pain, I take aspirin 81mg, Lexapro 20mg, Xanax. 25mg, as needed, and Zyprexa 2.5 mg. Could meds be causing my discomfort? How can I remedy?

Stomach pain, I take aspirin 81mg, Lexapro 20mg, Xanax. 25mg, as needed, and Zyprexa 2.5 mg. Could meds be causing my discomfort? How can I remedy?

Yes: But I suspect that there may be something else such gastritis, ulcer, or reflux. Aspirin is known to cause stomach problem for some people and thus you should stop it for a few days to see if this helps -even though the dose is quite small, it won't hurt. ...Read more

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Sorry doctor, I take 10mg Lipitor, (atorvastatin)100mg aspirin, 5mg ace inhibitor, 10mg lexapro, 150mg coq10, 4000mg fish oil, + multivitamin.?

Sorry doctor, I take 10mg Lipitor, (atorvastatin)100mg aspirin, 5mg ace inhibitor, 10mg lexapro, 150mg coq10, 4000mg fish oil, + multivitamin.?

Drugs: You are certainly taking a lot of stuff, but you don't say what information you'd like, why not ask the doc associated with your stress test and cath? ...Read more

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Hi doctor, is it ok to take voltaren with aspirin, lipitor, (atorvastatin) ace inhibitor, lexapro, coq10, fish oil, multivitamin, and if yes best way to take. Thank?

There could be inte: There could be a drug interaction where one drug interfers with the effect of another drug and makes it more powerful or weaker. You need to discuss this with your physician to make certain all of your health issues are known ...Read more

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Can you take asprin with lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can you take asprin with lexapro (escitalopram)?

Yes: There are no definitive contraindications to taking these meds that I am aware of. Take the Aspirin with food so as not to upset your stomach. I see you have a history of bleeding, so check with your doctor that Aspirin is ok for you. ...Read more

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Does Lexapro (escitalopram) have asprin or any other blood thinners in it need to know it there is blood thinner in Lexapro (escitalopram)

Does Lexapro (escitalopram) have asprin or any other blood thinners in it need to know it there is blood thinner in Lexapro (escitalopram)

Lexapro (escitalopram): Being an ssri antidepressant, Lexapro (escitalopram) can affect the stickiness of platelets. It does not have Aspirin or other blood thinners in it, but it can cause bruising because of the platelet effects. Platelets have serotonin receptors on them, just as neurons do. One would want to be careful with any additional daily aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agent, or coumadin. ...Read more

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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) be taken with plavix, 81mg asprin and 5 mg lisiniprol? I read it may incr. Ssri levels and anti platelet effects. What does that mean?

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) be taken with plavix, 81mg asprin and 5 mg lisiniprol? I read it may incr. Ssri levels and anti platelet effects. What does that mean?

Use with caution: As with all meds, use is determined by balancing benefits against potential adverse rxns. You're right on both counts: there is incr. Ssri levels and more anti-platelet effect. Beware of abn. Bleeding/bruising. Hyperreflexia and tremor can occur. Rarely, more serious effects like anxiety, agitation, tachycardia and altered thinking (serotonin sydrome). ...Read more

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Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

Is it ok to take aspirin everyday?

Consult your doctor: Aspirin taken daily, in low doses, may reduce the risk of heart disease and cancer, but it has deleterious effects as well. You should consult your doctor before self medicating with Aspirin or any other drug/medication. ...Read more

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I took 6 aspirins and 1 antibiotic is it bad?

I took 6 aspirins and 1 antibiotic is it bad?

6 Aspirins: Taking 6 aspirin tablets at one time is not good for a few reasons. It can thin your blood causing you to bleed easier. It can cause significant irritation to the lining of the stomach and can lead to bleeding and ulcers. It can cause strain on the kidneys and can lead to metabolic disturbances if taken in excess. Consult your physician before taking more than the recommended dosage of any medicine ...Read more

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What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

What could happen if you overdose on aspirin?

If you are having: Thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support.
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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA: It can cause liver damage, acute ulceration of your stomach, perforation of your stomach, GI bleeding, affect clotting mechanism of your body. ...Read more

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What is the effect of overdosing cortal (aspirin)?

ASA overdose: Http://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/002542.htm. Depending on how many you took and other physiologic factors it can be very serious. Look at the list in the above link. Get help. ...Read more

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Are there any repercussions of taking daily aspirin?

Are there any repercussions of taking daily aspirin?

Stomach irritation: Stomach irritation (gastritis) is common and a slight increased risk of bleeding is expected. ...Read more

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Is asa aspirin?

Is asa aspirin?

Yes: Asa stands for acetylsalicylic acid which is the chemical name for plain old aspirin. ...Read more

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Side effects from aspirin?

Several: Aspirin offers benefits and dangerous side effects. For a thorough discussion of the topic see http://mdprevent. Blogspot. Com/2013/02/dr-oz-and-asprin-is-he-being. Html. Aspirin isn't for everyone and high cholesterol alone may not be an indication to take it. Other factors such as family history of heart attacks and strokes, high blood pressure, obesity, etc. Must weigh in so speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe for babies?

Not recomended: Aspirin when given during certain childhood illnesses can cause rye syndrome. If baby has fever best to go with tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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Is aspirin good for headache?

Aspirin: Aspirin is a great anti-inflammatory and is useful for some types of headache. The problem is that aspirin is a potent blood thinner and can irritate the stomach and cause kidney problems. Doctors often prefer ibuprofen since it has excellent anti-inflammatory effects with a much lower blood thinning effect. ...Read more

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Does aspirin contain caffeine?

No: Aspirin alone does not contain caffeine. But medicines like bc powders, and goody powders have Aspirin and caffeine. ...Read more

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Can TIA be treated with aspirin?

Usually: The usual treatment for TIA is preventing future tia. Usually this is aspirin. Each case is unique and there are several factors your doctor will consider including if you were on Aspirin at the time is the tia. ...Read more

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Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin. ...Read more

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Can ecotrin (aspirin) be crushed?

Can ecotrin (aspirin) be crushed?

Ecotrin (aspirin): This is enteric coated aspirin. If you crush it you loose this protective effect. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Aspirin (Definition)

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