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Tylenol 8 Hour Medication
If i i took ibuprohen 800mg 3 hours ago, can I take tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus night time medication now?
Yes: Because these 2 are from different classes of medication, it is fine to alternate Ibuprofen and tylenol (acetaminophen) for a short term basis. I am also assuming that you have normal liver and kidney function. However, if your symptoms do not improve with this regimen, you should see your doc. ...Read more
What over-the-counter pain medication can be taken with meloxacam besides tylenol (acetaminophen) ?
Stick to Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Meloxicam is an nsaid. You're not going to want to take any ibuprofen, naproxen, Aspirin with this medicine. The only otc med choice left is acetaminophen. Take care. If you need something stronger, talk with your pcp about something prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am prescribed tylenol 3 3x a day and klonipin. 5 2x as needed. How many hours between each drug do I need to allow?
No interaction: Taking these medications simultaneously would not be a problem as there shouldn't be any problem with absorption or any interaction with their mechanism of action. Your pharmacist can help you with questions like this. ...Read more
What pain medications are available for a person that is allergic to tylenol (acetaminophen) and motrin?
It depends: The answer depends on the symptoms associated with the tylenol (acetaminophen) and if the Motrin reaction extends to other nsaids (aspirin etc). True allergy to Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen)) is unusual. If there is NSAID sensitivity, most can tolerate Celebrex (despite the warning) since being a cox-2 antagonist. Non-salicylate analgesics like Disalcid or trilisate are an option, but more GI intolerance present. ...Read more
I took 3 advils @ 8:30p then levaquin @ 10:30p and a tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 @ 1am and another tylenol (acetaminophen) 3 @ 3am ... Did i take too many medications?
Overdoing it: Nope. But, without any information on why you are taking all of this medication it is impossible to comment further. ...Read more
I have stabbing headachesis there anything besides tylenol (acetaminophen) or over-the-counter drugs i can use as effective medication?
See your doctor: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more
Is it safe to take tylenol (acetaminophen) what the side effects of taking over-the-counter medication?
Tylenol (acetaminophen): Tylenol (acetaminophen) is used to treat headache, muscle aches, toothaches, and fevers. In general, tylenol (acetaminophen) is safe when given in in therapeutic doses by the physician. There are many over the counter tylenol (acetaminophen) medications which may cause side effects: nausea and vomiting insomnia skin rash, hives, or itching sore throat fatigue liver damage talk to your parents about your symptoms and see your pediatrician. ...Read more
Is using tylenol (acetaminophen) okay for a 4 month old teething baby? I have tried every other remedy that doesn't included medication. Nothing has worked.
My 2.5yr old has a temperature of 99.1. I don't think Tylenol (acetaminophen) is needed, but my wife thinks this needs medication. What is medically appropriate?
A rectal, ear, or : temporal artery temperature of 100.4 degrees F or above is considered a fever. Normal temperatures vary between 97-100.3 degrees F. In humans, daily temperature rises from late afternoon - early evening & falls from midnight - early morning. See http://www.allkids.org/PediatricSymptomChecker/housecalls3tab_english/peds/fever_howtotaketemp.html. So, no, you don't have to give Tylenol (acetaminophen) for 99.1. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take Tylenol (acetaminophen) or any other over-the-counter medication while taking my thyroid medication ?
Yes: Hi. Yes, regardless of whether your thyroid medication is thyroid hormone replacement (for hypothyroidism) or anti-thyroid medication (for hyperthyroidism)...goddess, we hate to guess/assume...you can take OTC meds. No worries. I do hope your stated "brain lesion" is not serious! Good luck! ...Read more
Is there a such thing as liquid tylenol without all the cold and flu medication additives? Or can acetaminophen only come in pill form pure.
Yes, there is: There is liquid acetaminophen, generic and brand name such as tylenol. Ask your pharmacist about other active ingredients, if any, or read the labels carefully. Some boast that they are dye free, if that is one of your concerns. And there is adult and child strength liquids. ...Read more
Can a ob prescribe any type of pain medication while pregnant if Tylenol (acetaminophen) does not help ?
Yes: Any physician - OB or other - can prescribe nay medicine that their DEA certificate allows. Many do not/ cannot prescribe Schedule II drugs. Whether it is a good idea requires a discussion with the doctor and consideration of the risks and benefits. Good wishes. ...Read more
Using Tylenol (acetaminophen) sinus medicine to combat Rhinitis caused by side effect from medication. Is that ok?
Five weeks pregnant and suffer from migraines. What medications can I take that won't harm my baby. Tylenol (acetaminophen) just dont help. ?
What is the recommended pain medication for someone taking gleevec? My oncologist said tylenol (acetaminophen) is fine but everywhere online says to avoid it.
How can I convince my Doctor to give me a little stronger pain medication. I have Tylenol (acetaminophen) #4. I need something just a little stronger. Bad MVA 6yr ago?
I have migraine and normal tylenol (acetaminophen) does not work but doctor does not gives me codeine medications?
If nerves are what transmit pain, why do some medications work only on neuropathic pain (gabapentin) and some work on muscle related? (tylenol)
Different reasons: "neuropathic pain" generally refers to pains that are either generated by, or result from, disordered nerves involved in the transmission of pain. "normal" pains, such as aches from strained muscles, suggest tissue injury; that's the function of a normal pain reporting system of nerves. Anti-neuropathic pain medications work best on disordered nervous systems, common analgesics best on normal ones. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers