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Doctor insights on: Medicine For Non Steroidal Anti Inflammatory Overdose

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How will non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose affect my health going forward?

How will non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose affect my health going forward?

Kidney and stomach: These are the two areas most affected. Nsaids can cause erosion of the stomach lining and lead to ulcers and bleeding. They can also cause acute renal failure, especially if taken in large doses. If everything looks fine after an overdose then there shouldn't be any long-term problems. ...Read more

Antiinflammatory (Definition)

Inflammation is a condition of swelling that may or may not be associated with pain. Anti-inflammatory are medications that block the cause of this condition. Medications include ibuprofen, naproxen, and celecoxib. Steroids (cortisone) are ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Non steroidal anti inflammatory overdose?

NSAIDs: NSAIDs do have side effects and therefore the FDA recommends the lowest effective dose for the shortest period of time. In rare cases overdoses may occur. The biggest concern is an acute injury to the kidneys. Some medications such as diclofenac in high doses may affect the liver. Aspirin may also be considered an NSAID and in high doses may cause GI upset and ringing of the ears. ...Read more

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Why're non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as meloxicam considered contraindicated in renal disease?

Why're non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as meloxicam considered contraindicated in renal disease?

They hurt the kidney: Nsaids interfere with the internal regulation of blood flow in the kidney. Using them reduces renal blood flow and decreases kidney function. ...Read more

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Are there non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to treat diabetic nephropathy?

Are there non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to treat diabetic nephropathy?

NO: There are no drugs that treat diabetic nephropathy per se. Diabetic nephropathy is not a curable condition. Slowing it down can be achieved by several maneuvers including controlling diabetes and hypertension well and using drug group called ace inhibitors or arb under a close supervision of a doctor since these drugs may have significant side effects. ...Read more

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Does steroid anti-inflammatory medication influence the eligibility for mentoplasty? I suffer from a rheumatic disease called vasculitis. My medication regimen consists of steroid anti-inflammatory drugs. How does this affect the outcome of mentoplasty su

Does steroid anti-inflammatory medication influence the eligibility for mentoplasty? I suffer from a rheumatic disease called vasculitis. My medication regimen consists of steroid anti-inflammatory drugs. How does this affect the outcome of mentoplasty su

Still Possible: Steroids decrease our ability to heal and fight infection. Depending on the dose, you still may be able to have a mentoplasty. I would consult with a well respected facial plastic surgeon who can coordinate things with your rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Does steroid anti-inflammatory medication influence the eligibility for mentoplasty? I suffer from a rheumatic disease called vasculitis. My medication regimen consists of steroid anti-inflammatory drugs. How does this affect the outcome of mentoplasty su

Healing: Steriods generally slow down the healing process as they affect the biosynthesis of collagen. Collagen is a major protein made by the body in healing and forming scars. You will need to discuss this with your surgeon who may or may not want you to be off the steroid for a period of time around the surgery. ...Read more

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Can steroid anti-inflammatory medications cause GI upset?

Can steroid anti-inflammatory medications cause GI upset?

Yes: Corticosteroids an cause gastric pain, gastric ulcers, gastrointestinal cramps and bleeding. ...Read more

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If my back pain responded well to strong steroids and anti inflammatory meds does that mean I would benefit from those injections that numb the nerves?

Get 2nd opinion: With cardiac catherization, endoscopy procedures done, and taking otc pain, and prescription blood pressure meds, you may benefit from seeing an osteopathic doctor to evaluate your pain, and musculoskeletal issues further, before using injectables. Steroids and anti-imflammatories are not safe to use long term, because of their side effect profiles. So, look at some non-drug alternatives 1st. ...Read more

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My husband is diaognised with epiploic appendigitis... How long will it take for it to resolve? He is currently on anti inflammatory medicines. When he

2-5 days: Epiploic appendagitis is a fairly benign condition and treated with anti inflammatory drugs. In a lot of patients, reassurance alone may be enough. Typically the pain should resolve in a few days. ...Read more

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Anti inflammatory medicine without sleepyness/drowsiness? Any suggestions?

Anti inflammatory medicine without sleepyness/drowsiness? Any suggestions?

See details: Drowsiness secondary to nsaids is relatively uncommon. You need to list your previous nsaids before alternative suggestions can be made. ...Read more

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Can your body build a tolerance to anti-inflammatory drug?

Caution: I am not sure to the answer to this. However, caution should be employed with anti-inflammatories as they can cause gastric irritation including internal bleeding from ulcers. There are new "black box warnings" as well which warn of possible cardiovascular complications. So, if you feel the antiinflammatory is not working be careful before you may indiscriminately start increasing the dose. ...Read more

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Which is the preferred anti-inflammatory medicine that there is?

Depends on indicatio: It depends what the indications are and what you are treating. But as a general rule in my opinion different preparations of corticosteroids are the most effective anti-infkammatory drugs and can be used in different doses for different conditions, and have to be prescribed by a physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: anti inflammatory drugs?

Antiinflamatory Drug: These are medications that either prevent the normal inflamatory response of the body to a stimulus. These drugs can either reverse the inflamatory response or lessen or prevent it. ...Read more

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Can anti inflammatory drug irritate the throat?

Can anti inflammatory drug irritate the throat?

Possible: Some nsaids may cause acid indigestion which may in turn cause irritation of the throat if reflux occurs. ...Read more

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What to do to recover from patella tendonitis fast. Already taking anti inflammatory medicine.?

What to do to recover from patella tendonitis fast. Already taking anti inflammatory medicine.?

Rice: Rest, ice, compression are the primary treatments for acute patellar tendinitis. If it is sport related, wearing a patellar tendon brace may make it less likely it will recur. ...Read more

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Slightly raised ESR levels, told nothing to worry about. However, on anti-inflammatory drugs, if I wasn't would these levels be higher or enough to worry?

Hard to know: The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (esr) is a very non-specific test and an elevated value is only sometimes related to inflammation (can increase with anemia and some other conditions not related to inflammation). Generally is due to various molecules binding to the surface of red cells. Also, many "antiinflammatory" drugs will have no effect on this test. More info is needed to answer. ...Read more

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Can I take anti-inflammatory drugs while breastfeeding?

Can I take anti-inflammatory drugs while breastfeeding?

Yes but: Yes, but certain ones are safer than others. Ask your ob. Ibuprofen is the safest of the nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol while on anti inflammatory drugs?

Can I drink alcohol while on anti inflammatory drugs?

Not wise: You can but stomach and bleeding issues are more likely. ...Read more

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My wrist hurts so bad after taking anti inflammatory drugs - why?

My wrist hurts so bad after taking anti inflammatory drugs - why?

See doctor: An allergy is very unlikely. Perhaps arthritis is getting worse, the anti-inflammatory helped - and you felt better and used the wrist more, or you could have tendonitis. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can cerebral angiitis be treated effectively with anti-inflammatory drugs?

Can cerebral angiitis be treated effectively with anti-inflammatory drugs?

See details: It depends what you mean by anti-inflammatory meds. True cerebral angiitis needs very aggressive therapy with high dose corticosteroids and immunosuppressive agents such as Cytoxan and possibly rituxan (rituximab). ...Read more

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What anti inflammatory medicine is good for permanent back ache caused by kyphosis?

What anti inflammatory medicine is good for permanent back ache caused by kyphosis?

Who's ad are you. ..: If you believe the ads, it is their's but one is not better than another although some allow for less stomach problems or cardiovascular risks but all are equally effective. I prefer once a day medication as easier to keep to a schedule & you should take with food & an anti ulcer medication to minimize risk of ulcer. You should have periodic blood tests to check liver, kidney & blood count. ...Read more

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What is a slap lesion? I have done pt and anti-inflammatory drugs, but I still have a minor ache. What should I do next?

What is a slap lesion? I have done pt and anti-inflammatory drugs, but I still have a minor ache. What should I do next?

SLAP Tear: A slap tear is a tear of the labrum in the shoulder. The labrum is like a washer that circles the entire socket (glenoid). The tear is between the 10 and 2 o'clock position on the labrum if you think of the face of the socket as a clock.

They don't always get 100% better and sometimes need repair with arthroscopic surgery. ...Read more

Overdose (Definition)

When the maximum dose of medication ...Read more