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Can my 11 year old take Midol Teen?

Can my 11 year old take Midol Teen?

Midol: Yes at the recommended dosage. Other options include aleve (naproxen) or ibuprofen. As long as she isn't allergic. ...Read more

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Step mom 30 years old took midol directions said take 2 of them. She took 2 pills then saw that each pill has 500mg aceptaminophen is thissafeorbad?

Step mom 30 years old took midol directions said take 2 of them. She took 2 pills then saw that each pill has 500mg aceptaminophen is thissafeorbad?

Acetaminophen: 1000 mg of this medication is likely OK for her to take assuming she has no medical problems. However, she should be careful not to take this dose more frequently than prescribed. ...Read more

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Is midol complete good for when females menstruate? Safe? Recommended?

Is midol complete good for when females menstruate? Safe? Recommended?

Midol complete: This product contains acetaminophen (the ingredient in Tylenol), caffeine and an antihistamine and is safe if taken according to instructions. However I'm unclear as to why one would need all these ingredients for menstrual period distress. Perhaps you'd do as well if you only took Tylenol or Advil. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a man to take midol if he has a headache n nothing else to take?

Is it safe for a man to take midol if he has a headache n nothing else to take?

Yes: Midol extended relief is just Naproxen (antiinflammatory), modil liquid gel is just Ibuprofen (another antiinflammatory) and midol pm is tylenol (acetaminophen) with antihistamine. All safe for men. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take tramadol if I have already taken midol?

Is it safe to take tramadol if I have already taken midol?

Yes: Midol has Acetaminophen in it, which will not interact or overlap with tramadol. It also has caffeine and an antihistamine, which also should not bother you with taking tramadol. Since it is the first time you are combining the medications, I would recommend you avoid driving (if you have your permit) or doing anything dangerous in case it makes you groggy, but there are no interactions. ...Read more

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Can my 9yr old 85lb daughter take 1 midol for back pain caused by growth spurt?

Can my 9yr old 85lb daughter take 1 midol for back pain caused by growth spurt?

Midol: Midol has a diuretic or water pill in it which is not approved for or needed in a 9 year old. I suggest you give her ibuprofen instead and perhaps put some local heat on it. ...Read more

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After taking these for some years, midol, pamprin, & tylenol (acetaminophen) now make me break out in hives & give me slight tongue swelling. What can I take?

After taking these for some years, midol, pamprin, & tylenol (acetaminophen) now make me break out in hives & give me slight tongue swelling. What can I take?

Allergy: These are all signs of allergic reaction. Stop taking these meds right away and make an appointment with a doctor. A severe allergic reaction can be fatal. Until the exact allergy is determined, stay away from similar medications. ...Read more

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Meckel's scan ordered for my 11 year old son. How safe is this nuclear test?

Meckel's scan ordered for my 11 year old son. How safe is this nuclear test?

Safe: In pediatric nuclear medicine the radiation dose is calculated per weight of child.Children receive lower doses than adults. Technetium is short iived isotope with 6 hr half life. If child is having anemia or blood in stools test is worth while in trying to define source of bleeding. ...Read more

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Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

Is aspirin safe for an 11 year old?

No: We have not used Aspirin or Aspirin like products in kids under age 16 for decades after it was tied to a rare cause of liver failure/death. The only exceptions are treating kids with arthritis, kawasaki disease or rheumatic fever. The "baby aspirin" as a low dose has resurfaced & is used with adults to help prevent heart attacks. ...Read more

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What type of vision repair is safe for an 11-year-old?

What type of vision repair is safe for an 11-year-old?

Glasses: Or contact lenses are the only choices. A mature 11 year old can do contacts, but most start these a few years older. ...Read more

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Is MRI safe for a 11 year old child.

Is MRI safe for a 11 year old child.

Yes: Mri is safe in children, and is sometimes used for evaluating unborn children! It does not use ionizing radiation, unlike x-rays or ct. ...Read more

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My 11 year old son plays hockey but he has very weak ankles. What is a safe way for him to strengthen his ankles?

My 11 year old son plays hockey but he has very weak ankles. What is a safe way for him to strengthen his ankles?

Yes there is: It is not only a question of strength but often balance. This link is a good place to start.

http://www. Active. Com/fitness/articles/12_ways_to_build_ankle_strength_for_top_performance. ...Read more