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Non Aspirin Treatment Arthritis
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Hey I'm in such much pain. I have kidney stone and they are passing. I took some non aspirin can I take Vicodin too?
Yes, but...: For short-term use of 3-4 days, most of patients should tolerate Vicodin well. A passing stone may require intervention if there is a suspecting bacterial infection above the offending stone or the pain being intolerable or a urgent need for professional duty, although some 75-85% of stone less than 4 mm may pass spontaneously in about 2 weeks. More detail? Ask the treating urologist timely. ...Read more
I am taking Zyrtec- D and I have a constant headache. I was wondering if it was safe to take ibuprofen or a non-aspirin pain relief?
FDA recently stated non-aspirin NSAID can increase risk of heart attack and stroke. As a user of Advil, (ibuprofen) I take 400mg a few times a week or less for headache, some weeks not at all. Should I worry?
NSAIDS: NSAIDS are associated with such side effects. In your case, you are young and NSAIDs may not cause heart attack or stroke at this stage. People with underlying atherosclerosis and with plaque formation in their arteries are at higher risk. If you can avoid, that is preferable as Routine use of NSAIDS may contribute to gastritis, peptic ulcer, kidney damage etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Reye's syndrome: Aspirin is not recommended for any children due to its association with reye's syndrome that can lead to liver failure. Plenty of other meds work well and are safe if given in the recommended doses such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. Naproxen is a good medication for temporary relief but it does not put the disease into remission. Effective treatment is weekly low dose Methotrexate and a tnf inhibitor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stop Arthritis pain: Aspirin sensitive people can use Acetaminophen (tylenol), local applications of heat, ice, or otc liniments to soothe painful joints. Yoga and a tailored exercise program are helpful. Nsaids (ibuprofen) with a stomach protector medicine (otc prilosec) can be tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Antiinflammatory: Aspirin reduces inflammation in the body and this is why is often helpful for certain types of arthritis, particularly for rheumatoid arthritis which is a form of autoimmune arthritis. Like too much of anything though, too much Aspirin can cause toxic effects in the body. Your doctor can help you determine how much is safe for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have ulcerative colitis. Taking Lialda for four years. Can I take Celebrex (celecoxib) for arthritis pain? I know I can't use aspirin or ibuprofen.
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