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Reye's Syndrome ???: This is a condition of post infectious liver failure/brain damage that was at its peak in the late 70"s & seems to have died out. It was most common among school age kids after the flu or chickenpox & associated with Aspirin use. It's decline followed the reduction in Aspirin use in kids.It is rarely used before age 16. I'm not aware that the Aspirin in pamprin is linked to any cases. ...Read more
A # possible: Pamprin side effects can include dizziness, constipation, dry mouth, nervousness, drowsiness & trouble sleeping depending on the formulation. For hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of mouth, tongue or throat – call 911. Concerning sx include severe abdominal pain with dark urine, yellow skin or eyes, loss of appetite, light colored stools or increased bleeding & bruising. ...Read more
Yes: Pamprin is naproxen, an anti-inflammatory med for pain, better to be taken with food. Dayquill is used for decongestant, some have mucolytic or Acetaminophen in it. Pls follow instructions as directed, see your dr if symptoms don't improve in the next couple of days. Decongestants not advised to be used for long periods of time due rebound congestion. ...Read more
No Dayquil: There have been no well-designed studies that prove otc cough and cold meds have any benefit at all, They do cause side effects, and can prolong your cold, make you feel worse than if you had not taken them, and increase your risk of secondary bacterial infections, esp. in kids. Save your money. Pamprin is okay. See http://tinyurl.com/osmaxzo ...Read more
Menstrual symptoms: Pamprin comes in different formulations and is for relief of menstrual symptoms like cramps, bloating, irritability, fatigue & headache. The “max” formula can be associated with nervousness, increased heartrate or insomnia as it contains caffeine. The “cramp”, “all day” & “max” formulas should not be used by people who are allergic to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more
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Pamprin/Celexa: Should be ok, as prescribed.Get a more detailed answer ›
Check the label: If the instructions state, the pills have to be swallowed, then take them as such. Chewable pills are available in several categories, however, the label would state it as such. ...Read more
Maybe never: Try a prostaglandin inhibitor such as ibuprofen. Pamprin is a mild analgesic, like aspirin, that does not specifically target the root cause of the cramps, which is prostaglandin. If ibuprofen is not effective, see a GYN MD for an assessment of why the cramps are so severe. ...Read more
Concerns: Not sure what your concerns are, but those two medications with the symptoms you mentioned are not bringing up any red flags in my mind. Rest well, and heal well. Take care. ...Read more
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