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Midol Vs Pamprin For Cramps
They are similar: It is preference.Get a more detailed answer ›
No major difference: Both can be effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ibuprofen might be: more effective. NSAID’s, SSRI’s, hormone meds, OTC meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for PMS / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get GYN eval to R/O underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or Black Cohosh with dr ok. Sipping Chamomile can v pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more
Yes.: Nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for pms / period. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more
Midol is Ibuprofen: Nope. They are the same drug or the same class of drug. ...Read more
Which is better for body in long run for managing severe cramps with endo: round clock800 mg advil (ibuprofen) or OCCASIONAL percocet replacing several advil (ibuprofen)?
Hard to say: There are risks for both approaches. The risk of using controlled substances seems greater and I usually recommend the 800 mg advil (ibuprofen) three times a day for the duration of the menstrual cycle. If this is longer than 1 week each month then further consideration should be given to the regimen ...Read more
Celexa/Midol: Yes, as prescribed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there a risk taking melatonin and amitriptiline together. I take amitriptiline for abdominal migraines?
No bad interaction: Reports on interaction risks are not present. You should be okay - but use each only as directed and be sure to mention to the doctor all other medications that you take. Even if they prescribed it. They might not recall everyone's Hx all the time. I hope this helps, but also consider psychotherapy to find support and evaluate the depression. Best! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take acetaminophen 500 mg caffeine 60 mg Pyrilamine maleate 15 mg midol pill for menstrual cramps while on seroquel (quetiapine)?
Excedrin/Seroquel: Should be safe, as prescribed.Get a more detailed answer ›