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Can I take exedrin and Mucinex (guaifenesin) d together? And an I take icool and black cohosh together? Thank you.

Can I take exedrin and Mucinex (guaifenesin) d together? And an I take icool and black cohosh together? Thank you.

Yes: You can take these together. There are no significant interactions. However the icool and black cohosh may be a slight duplication in therapy, they both are supposed to minimize symptoms of menopause. ...Read more

Mucinex (Definition)

Guaifenesin is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


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Can I take Excedrin while im taking feverfew?

Can I take Excedrin while im taking feverfew?

How Much Excedrin?: A more important issue is how ofter you take the excedrin. You may be causing rebound headaches which in many ways are more difficult to treat than migraine. Feverfew is a popular herb that seems to prevent migraine. I am not aware of any major interactions as does st. John's wort, for example. It is probably more important to limit your Excedrin than worry about the feverfew interactions. ...Read more

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Can I take midrin after taking excedrin? Thanks in advance.

Can I take midrin after taking excedrin? Thanks in advance.

Midrin: Midrin is effective only if you take it atonset of your migraine.See a neurologist. We have much more effective drugs than midrin. ...Read more

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Sometimes I don't eat for a while and I get headaches. Does taking Excedrin help?

Sometimes I don't eat for a while and I get headaches. Does taking Excedrin help?

Hunger headache?: Hunger headaches are muscle tension/low blood sugar. Hunger causes your scalp muscles to tighten. Skipping meals, sleeping later than usual or delaying meals or snacks may result in a drop in your blood sugar levels. When your blood sugar drops, your body releases hormones to counter low glucose levels, which can trigger a headache
excedrin may help but work on that lifestyle. ...Read more

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What is long term damage from taking 2-4 Excedrin pills a day every 6 hours? I understand I should probably see a dr about the headaches. Thx

Stomach ulcers: First you need to determine what type of headaches that you might be experiencing. To continue to use excedrin on a daily schedule, may lead to many other problems. Excedrin contains aspirin/nsaid, which in turn can cause peptic ulcers in addition to making our platelets less functional for a period of time. This can lead to bleeding abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can taking 4 Excedrin every morning hurt me?

Excedrin has ASA: Excedrin has aspirin. This can cause large and 'silent' ulcers. The Aspirin both causes the ulcer and masks the symptoms - i.e. They are painless until they bleed. The biggest ulcers I've seen were from excedrin...
I suggest you get a better solution for the problems for which you're taking the excedrin... ...Read more

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Will I be okay after taking too many Excedrin pills?

Will I be okay after taking too many Excedrin pills?

No: You should not take more than is recommended on the bottle. NSAIDS can harm your stomach or intestine lining and your kidneys if you overuse them. Excess tylenol (acetaminophen) can lead to liver injury. See a doctor. ...Read more

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Can taking 2 Excedrin every day cause bloating?

Can taking 2 Excedrin every day cause bloating?

Yes: Taking Aspirin (250 mg in each excedrin extra strength) everyday can cause stomach irritation and lead to a feeling of bloating and indigestion. The tylenol (acetaminophen) probably would not cause bloating unless you got to the point if liver injury. I would avoid taking it as an everyday pain medication and speak to you physician regarding a long term alternative. ...Read more

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How long after taking Excedrin can I breastfeed?

How long after taking Excedrin can I breastfeed?

Excedrin: Usually need to pump and waste for 12 hrs. The main problem is the Aspirin in the excedrine. Caffeine is the second issue. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe. ...Read more

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Is taking this headache pill called Excedrin safe?

Is taking this headache pill called Excedrin safe?

Yes: Yes, it's safe to take an Excedrin once in a while for migrane/ tension headache. But if you have frequent headaches and have to take it regularly, get checked by your doctor first. Also, chronic use of Excedrin is also not good as you may develop tolerance or a rebound headache. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin after taking xanax (alprazolam)?

Can I take Excedrin after taking xanax (alprazolam)?

Not the PM version.: Excedrin PM contains diphenhydramine, AKA Benadryl, which can make you sleepy. Xanax (alprazolam) also can make you sleepy, so I would avoid that combination. The other Excedrin formulations, like Excedrin Migraine or Excedrin Extra Strength should be OK. ...Read more

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Can I take sumatriptan 2 hours after taking excedrin?

Omitted: Yes you can. I often have patients take Imitrex (sumatriptan) 30m to an hour after the first line medicine had been taken. ...Read more

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Is taking Metropolol and Excedrin together dangerous?

Is taking Metropolol and Excedrin together dangerous?

Not dangerous: However, long term use of Excedrin (longer than 2 weeks) can reduce the metropolol's blood pressure reducing effect.
For more information ask your PCP. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take excedrin a day after taking benzonatate?

Why are you: Taking Excedrin? You haven't given much in the way of symptoms that would indicate the need. That being said, there should be no contraindication to using so long as you have taken Excedrin before without adverse effects. ...Read more

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Should I take Excedrin for toothaches?

Should I take Excedrin for toothaches?

You can: But the sooner you get to see your dentist the sooner the tooth problem will be diagnosed and treated. Feel better soon... ...Read more

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Can I take Excedrin if I have glaucoma?

Can I take Excedrin if I have glaucoma?

Yes: There is no interaction between excedrin and glaucoma. If the excedrin can relieve your pain, then go for it. ...Read more

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In excedrin, what does the caffeine do?

In excedrin, what does the caffeine do?

Adds to effect: Caffeine makes the response to Aspirin and Acetaminophen better so it is included in these preparations. ...Read more