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Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
OMG, Yes!: There are many causes of acid-related +/- stomach upset problems including: food, pregnancy, smoking, NSAIDs, alcohol, stress, possible bacterial infection. dysmotility. If any of these may contribute to your stomach upset, then consider diet change, curtail alcohol, quit smoking, cut out the NSAID's (e.g. Advil, ibuprofen), rule out H. Pylori infection, trial acid blockers & seek medical eval. ...Read more
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Advil (ibuprofen) for renal pain: It woud be better if you find the cause of your pain, rather than blindly taking advil (ibuprofen) for it. Advil (ibuprofen) can cause acute renal failure, reversed by stopping it. Advil (ibuprofen) may also aggravate any hypertension you may have. See a urologist to find out if you have kidney pain and what is causing it. Your treatment plan can then be formulated and perhaps you will be able to get rid of it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stay hydrated: Lots of possibilities. Most commonly a "stomach bug" or perhaps food poisoning. These should be self-limited & only last a few days without blood in vomit, high fevers or other concerning sx. Most important to ensure hydration-small, frequent sips (no alcohol or caffeinated drinks). If your sx persist, your pain becomes severe, fevers get very high, blood in vomit, or you feel you need it, see doc. ...Read more
Maybe you see doc 1t: Yes, you can take zofran (ondansetron) if you 100% sure it is gastroenteritis! however, nausea and vomiting could be the symptoms of other conditions (for example, cholecystitis, appendicitis, small bowel obstruction), and in these cases zofran (ondansetron) could be harmful or could mask very dangerous surgical cases. Don't hesitate to go see the real doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach flu: These symptoms sound most typical of a stomach flu. . It does not require any specific evaluation unless it starts occurring regularly every month. There is no specific treatment. Just rest, drink plenty of fluids, and practice careful handwashing to protect others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bad bladder infect. (Bactrim) headache excruciating pain lightheaded fever chills/shaking no appetite Tylenol (acetaminophen) hurts ulcers no energy. Nauseabed 2 days?
Be careful: If you aren't feeling better soon after taking the bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) seek a re-evaluation. It's possible that the urinary tract infection is caused by a bacteria resistant to Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or worse that the bacteria has gotten into your blood stream. Again, have a low threshold to seek a re-evaluation, even if that means having to go to the ER. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both help with pain: But Motrin is an antiinflamatory as well. This blocks prostaglandins wich causes inflamation and pain. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is a simple pain reliever and not an antiiinflamatory agent. Motrin can cause ulcers, kidney failure, and possibly cardivascular enents such as heart attacks. ...Read more
Yes, but not advised: Pain is a warning sign of irritation or tissue damage, so preemptively trying to avoid pain can cause to increased risk of tissue damage. Neither Acetaminophen or nsaids are great at preventing pain prior to it starting, they can. Acetaminophen probably more so. If it is for a surgical procedure, be even more cautious as nsaids can cause bleeding issues, so make sure to discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
What pain killer gets rid of severe headaches tied to menstruation, PMS? Nothing works. Tried Ibuprofen, Tylenol, (acetaminophen) aspirin, naproxen atdiff. times Ideas?
Addition of caffeine: For these types of headaches, without getting into prescription medication, and anti-inflammatory such as Ibuprofen, combined with caffeine(i.e. coffee or Mountain Dew) often helps. An ice pack 15 to 20 minutes at a time is also helpful as is stretching affected neck, etc. muscles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer