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Safe Indomethacin Tylenol Allopurinol
Is it safe to give an 8 month old baby Infant Tylenol every day during teething to help with teething pain & discomfort? Baby's weight is 18 lbs.
Yes: Be careful though because Indomethacin and alopurinol are both processed by the kidney so combining them can cause kidney damage, albeit likely temporary. Check with your doctor about whether combining them is the best regimen for you and what your maximum daily dosages should be based on your other medical conditions and your baseline kidney function. ...Read more
Yes: No problems doing so. The question to ask is whether it's all for the same cause of pain - if it is, then what doctors sometimes do is stay with one drug and increase its dose rather than adding another. However, if they're for two separate causes of pain - like the indomethacin is for gout inflammation and hydrocodone/Tylenol for something else - then having both sounds especially reasonable. ...Read more
2nd gout flare is now in ankles on 200mg allopurinol & indomethacin.going on 5 weeks and not getting better. What do I do?
If indeed the : Diagnosis is correct which is made by "tapping" the joint and revealing mono sodium ur ate crystals under polarized microscopy then other mess should be tried like possibly uloric. Allopurinol is for an overproducer of Uris acid, perhaps you are an underexcretor of Uris acid. This can be found out from a 24 hour urine test. ...Read more
Taking indomethacin & colchicines for gout, 10 years. Doctor recommends allopurinol. Says once i start allopurinol, I have to stay on it for life & that i can’t stop taking it. Is this true?
I have gout. I was prescribed indomethacin. It works wonders, but i think it may be causing vision changes and tiredness. I am also on sertraline (just upped from 50mg-100), allopurinol and vyvanse. Suggestions?
Should i take allopurinol and indocin together for gout relief? I have gout often, i just wonder if i can take the drugs together?
See below: This would be best answered by your prescribing doctor since they would know your total health history. ...Read more
How long will extra strength tylenol capsules remain safe and effective past their stamped expiration date?
Who knows: There is an expiration date for a reason. I am not sure that the reason is to encourage you to purchase more, but if kept dry and out of direct light most "coated" medications would be ok a fairly good while after the expiration date (in my opinion). ...Read more
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