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Went to e.R for ear pain gave me motrin, having nausea, body aches, fever, and weakness afterwards..Normal?

Went to e.R for ear pain gave me motrin, having nausea, body aches, fever, and weakness afterwards..Normal?

It may be normal or: Apparently you were examined in er, and they did not find any evidence of bacterial infection and gave you Motrin for pain and body aches.If you are nauseaous or vomit, i will switch to tylenol(paracetamol) as Motrin can cause nausea etc, and drink extra fluids.If you don't feel better in 2 days consult your doctor for another check up. ...Read more

Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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Stabbing stomach pains w nausea. After some motrin stiff and sore. What is this?

Stabbing stomach pains w nausea. After some motrin stiff and sore. What is this?

Gastritis: Your abdominal pains can be from many sources such as peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, gall stones, pancreatitis and many other causes. They can all present with nausea as well. Until you know the cause do not take motrin as this can make the gastritis or stomach ulcers worsen. Please see a physician in person. ...Read more

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My daughter has a temp (99.7 with fever meds). She's complaining of a head ache, sore throat & nausia (at times). Besides tylenol (acetaminophen) & Motrin

My daughter has a temp (99.7 with fever meds). She's complaining of a head ache, sore throat & nausia (at times). Besides tylenol (acetaminophen) & Motrin

Dr. can check throat: Mild nose and throat symptoms can be from cold viruses, strep throat, allergies, etc..., except that allergies usually don't cause a fever. Doctors have rapid 5-minute tests for strep, so a primary care doctor can diagnose strep and start antibiotics "right away", which means within the first 3 days of a strep throat infection. ...Read more

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Since you can't take Advil (ibuprofen) when pregnant. What do you take when you feel sick or back/head hurts instead of advil (ibuprofen)?

Since you can't take Advil (ibuprofen) when pregnant. What do you take when you feel sick or back/head hurts instead of advil (ibuprofen)?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Although few drugs have been well studied in pregnant women, Acetaminophen (tylenol) has a long history of safe use during pregnancy and have no known harmful effects during pregnancy when taken according to the package directions. Acetaminophen is considered to be the over-the-counter fever reducer & pain reliever of choice in pregnancy in an otherwise healthy patient with no known liver disease. ...Read more

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Have a terrible toothache, but oxycodone is making me a bit queasy. Will an 800 mg ibuprofen help enough with pain relief?

Have a terrible toothache, but oxycodone is making me a bit queasy. Will an 800 mg ibuprofen help enough with pain relief?

800 mg can help: If you have a severe toothache, seek immediate help from your dentist before the problem becomes worse and more complicated. Remember, toothache pain will not go away on its own. Ibuprofen 800 mg can help relieve the pain, where inflammation is present, caused from dental pain until you consult your dentist. ...Read more

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Is 4 motrin a day too much?

Is 4 motrin a day too much?

No: Not if the Motrin is 200mg./tab. Never take more than 3000mg.(15 tabs) per day. ...Read more

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What are the negative effects of taking motrin?

What are the negative effects of taking motrin?

Many: First, some people may be allergic to Ibuprofen in which case it would contraindicated. Severe skin reactions can and should be followed up by your doctor. Because it weakly inhibits platelets, it can cause symptoms of abdominal pain and GI bleeding; as it is metabolized mostly through the kidney, it can cause symptoms of impaired kidney function. It can also cause symptoms of bruising. ...Read more

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Can motrin help heal eczema?

Can motrin help heal eczema?

Not likely: That it will help. Ibuprofen is a non steroidal anti inflammatory drug (nsaid), so theoretically it can reduce inflammation of eczema, but it just doesn't. Topical steroids, such as Hydrocortisone ointment, can help. Have you tried it? ...Read more

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Is there Motrin in trazodone?

Is there Motrin in trazodone?

Trazodone: Trazodone is an Antidepressant. It does not have Motrin. ...Read more

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Can motrin help with scoliosis pain?

Can motrin help with scoliosis pain?

Yes: But so can most any pain reliever so check with your doctor to see which is best for you. ...Read more

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Nausea (Definition)

Nausea = abdominal upset ...Read more