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Prozac And Tylenol
Take 80mg propranolol for bp. Have bad sinus headache over a week, Tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help what can I take. Also take 10mg Prozac daily?
Fluoxetine (brand prozac) is an antidepressant in the class known as serotonin selective reuptake inhibitors aka ssris. Fda approved in 1987 for the treatment of major depressive disorder. Subsequently approved for obsessive compulsive disorder, bulimia nervosa, panic disorder, and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Significantly safer and much better ...Read more
I have ITP - never needed treatment. I'm on Prozac for anxiety. What can I take that is safe if I have a headache? Tylenol (acetaminophen)? Aleve?
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (Tylenol (acetaminophen) and many other over the counter meds) is safe because unlike Aleve (ibuprofen) it has no effect on platelet function. Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) do affect platelet function, which increases risk of bleeding, which is already increased in ITP due a lower platelet count. ...Read more
Is taking tylenol (acetaminophen) pm and Prozac safe with palpitations? Palps started bf starting prozac. Ekg, holter, echo, and stress test were normal.
Side effects: Tylenol (acetaminophen) pm shouldn't cause or aggravate palpitations. Prozac especially in higher doses can. Has the Prozac made you more aware of palpitations? Caffeine, alcohol and nicotine can aggravate palpitations also. Did you have palpitations while you had the holter on and if so did it show any abnormal beats or rhythm at that time? If not then perhaps you just have periods of a more forceful beat. ...Read more
Can u take Mucinex sinus max day and night while on fluoxetine? Cause don't want them interacting. I know it has tylenol (acetaminophen) so and I take it already.
Nothing: You can take those meds together safely ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine), L-Theanine:
I admire you for your concern for Health.
Prozac is for Depression and Anxiety. It can have side effects of anxiety and depression.
L-Theanine is found in Green Tea. Some people use it for anxiety and depression.
Patient Drug Interactions Source: RxList states that fluoxetine oral, L-theanine oral Combination may increase bleeding risk.
See a Psychiatrist for Therapy for stress, and anxiety. ...Read more
Taking Tylenol regularity but never more than the recommended dose for last few weeks. Social drinker. I'm worried about l have liver damage. Symptoms?
See your doctor.: Initially, there are no symptoms to the kind of damage that Tylenol can do to the liver. Although you are likely to have not done any damage to the liver if you followed the directions, it would be prudent to get some blood drawn to be sure. It is a simple blood test. If you are worried, I would try to limit Tylenol and avoid alcohol until you have the blood test. Good luck. ...Read more
No problem report: BUT! It is ALWAYS a good and important idea to inform your prescribing doctor of ALL other things you take. Rx's OTCs and nutritional, etc. That way - if anything goes wrong - there's no mystery. Ask. Call and ask. Your body matters! ...Read more
Avoid: Not sure about how well n-acetyl-l-tyrosine is absorbed and metablized in the body. However, the base component, tyrosine is an Amino Acid that is in the precursor pathway for Dopamine production. Dopamine is an important neurotransmitter in certain parts of the brain. Prozac (fluoxetine) and ssris have been shown to impact Dopamine levels. So, I am not sure what effect they would have in combination. ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine) has long acting metabolites and therefore usually does not need to be tapered off unless their are other issues.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy & relaxation training would seem to be a better choice than more and certainly unproven homeopathic herbal choices. Dealing with the underlying cause of symptoms is always
the better choice than band aids. ...Read more
Is it safe to take l-tyrosine and Prozac (fluoxetine) at the same time? If yes, what should be the maximum dosage of both?
Tyrosine can interact with a class of antidepressants known as maois. Prozac (fluoxetine) is in a different class of antidepressants, known as ssris, which are not known to interact with tyrosine.
http://www. Livestrong. Com/article/549424-can-l-tyrosine-be-used-with-prozac/#ixzz2nflswtg0. ...Read more
SSRI antidepresant: Its been around a while now, but pretty revolutionary when it first came out. It is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor most commonly used to treat depression. The ssris were a big step forward due to far less side effects than the tricyclic antidepressants that were the main treatment for depression prior to that. ...Read more
Sounds ok: If a person had no prior problem with taking Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; and had no problem taking Tylenol #1 (acetaminophen and codeine) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; then she should be ok taking Vimovo and Tylenol #1 together. They may cause stomach symptoms. Be sure to follow one's doctor's instructions. ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine): Prozac (fluoxetine) is an ssri medication which can be used to treat depression, anxiety disorders, some premenstrual disorders, and bulimia nervosa (an eating disorder). It inhibits neurons' reuptake of serotonin, so that more remains available in neuronal synapses. Common side effects include nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, drowsiness, sweating, and yawning. There can also be changes in sexual functioning. ...Read more
Several reasons: While 20 mg daily is the usual adult dose, here are several reasons why someone could be on less: 1. Old (>65), young (. ...Read more
Tylenol (acetaminophen): This really depends on the dose of acetaminophen. A dose of 7gm at one time will put you into severe liver compromise. Current recommendation of the the aps is not to exceed 2-2.5gm/day, fda guide still states 4gm/day. An overdose will compromise the liver and if it does not recover then you could die. ...Read more
Not>4000mg in 24 hrs: Total Acetaminophen use should not exceed 4000 mg in 24 hours. Consider that other medicines, including prescription pain medications can have Acetaminophen in them. Taking high doses can damage the liver. If you have liver problems, do not take medications with Acetaminophen without talking to your primary doctor, your liver doctor or to us. ...Read more
No: Probably you confese it with ibuprophen.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could be: The side effects can include somnolence, constipation, sweating, dry mouth, itching, nausea. Tramadol can rarely cause seizures or make them worse in people that already are being treated for seizures. This list is absolutely not complete. If you are having problems with any medication, I suggest you call or visit your doctor to discuss. ...Read more
Depends on cause: If the cause of the tremors is anxiety then the answer is it may. However the Clonazepam may also. I would discuss with you doctor your diagnoses and if you are on the correct doses of both medications. Also have medical causes of you symptoms been ruled out like thyroid problems, and neurologic. Have you seen a neurologist off all medications so a good baseline can be established? ...Read more
Ashwaganda: Ashwaganda usually well tolerated and shouldn't cause a problem with the Prozac. Examine. Com recommends that it may help. Highly recommend that you try to find a naturopathic doctor OR search for a medical professional knowledgeable about "complimentary and alternative medicine" (search those specific terms) and get them to review your situation. ...Read more