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Take Tylenol While Fasting For Blood Work
Yes but...: Make sure it doesn't bother your stomach and you don't have a history of peptic ulcer disease. Use the lowest dose possible for pain/fever and for the shortest duration possible. Some newer evidence is not showing a major lipid change between fasting and non-fasting values in relation to LDL and HDL values but fasting is still standard of care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be careful: Generally I do not recommend this combination. Ibuprofen and Lisinopril together can trigger kidney failure especially if the patient becomes dehydrated. Secondly long term use of Ibuprofen can actually raise blood pressure reducing the effectiveness of the lisinopril. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: It will not affect your fasting lab results. All the best. ...Read more
Are you allowed to take medication or not while testing blood glucose after taking medicine at breakfast?
Please clarify: Hi. I'm confused. For standard diabetes tests (either fasting glucose or a glucose tolerance test) you go in for the test FASTING (i.e., NO BREAKFAST!). I'm not as worried about the meds messing up the test as I am by the fact you ate breakfast! The test is probably invalid. Be sure to tell your doctor who ordered the test. May have to repeat it. Good luck. PS Water is OK before & during test. ...Read more
Been taking 2mg flm a day for about three months..how long will take to leave blood..my doctor ordered blood work from lab for drug screen?
What medication??: assuming that "flm" means film, I will further assume you are talking about buprenorphine (suboxone/subutex) 2 mg per day. This is a very long-acting drug, albeit in a low dose, but it could be present for significant amount of time. Blood is actually not the appropriate place to look for most drugs, with a few exceptions - suboxone is not one of them. May be present for several weeks. ...Read more
Can you take 25mg Benadryl 12 hours after taking regular allegra?
I take toprol (metoprolol) XL 50 mg for blood pressure
Benadryl (diphenhydramine) Use: It should be "safe" unless you get too much sedation. Ask your primary care doc then take it only at night when you need to sleep anyway. There are numerous other (possibly more effective) options as well. Check with an ENT or allergy doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can i take dayquil after taking a Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm this morning. I also take daily metoprolol for high blood pressure?
Yes: Active ingredients in dayquil include: acetaminophen 325 mg dextromethorphan hbr 10 mg phenylephrine hcl 5 mg fd&c red no. 40, fd&c yellow no. 6, gelatin, glycerin, polyethylene glycol, povidone, propylene glycol, purified water, sorbitol special, titanium dioxide mucinex dm has: dextromethorphan hbr 30 mg guaifenesin 600 mg. 40 mg total of dm shouldn't be too much, but caution with phenylep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you donate plasma while taking: gabapentin, robaxin, (methocarbamol)and tramadol?I take these for severe osteoarthritis pain. Blood work is always normal.
Taking 25mg metoprolol ER for palps, is it ok to take midol pm for cramps (acetaminophen\diphenhydramine citrate). My blood pressure and hr is normal?
Yes: These medications can be taken as I am unaware of any serious interactions. Always let your dr. Know what medications you take so they can update your medical chart and assure if in the future any other medication additions do not interact with them. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can my husband take promethazine 12.5mg for stomach flu? He also takes losartan 100mg for high blood pressure and tried taking pepto today, no luck.
I take lisinopril 10 mg once a day for my blood pressure. Is it safe to take it and tylenol (acetaminophen) together?
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