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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) ?
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) 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
skin rash, hives, or itching
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.
Yes: Please just follow the directions on the label. ...Read more
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 more
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?
Pain: you need to see a pain specialist as 6 yrs is a very long time to still have pain following MVA. ...Read more
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 more
What OTC medications are safe to take for headaches and colds when one has autoimmune hepatitis? No Tylenol, (acetaminophen) of course, but are other NSAIDs okay?
Three years post RNY gastric bypass. It seems like no medication is helping me for pain. Tylenol, flexeral, tramodol, vicodin. All tried with no relie?
Here are some...: The features of pain are not clear enough for deducing its causes. To solve the possible myth of your pain, follow instructions described in How to Handle Sickness on http://formefirst.com/toptenmythsUTI.html. Clinically, one has to define if the pain results from the surgical site or adhesion or indigestion. So, get to know its causes first before treatment can be given. Hence, follow suggestions ...Read more
I'm taking sprintec birth control. What other medications should I avoid, so it won't make the pill less effective. Such as tylenol (acetaminophen) etc?
Any alternative pain management suggestions once excrutiating migraine hits? No medication as i'm pregnant. Only taking tylenol (acetaminophen) and icing neck.
I always take medication (advil or Tylenol) for my period cramps. Can this indicate too high prostaglandins?
Period cramps: Prostaglandins can create severe uterine contractions, causing cramps. Endometriosis is a condition which can produce ever increasing menstrual cramps, and can lead to infertility. Talk with your gyn provider about low dose oral contraceptives, which can reduce your cramps, and protect your fertility capacity. ...Read more
Wisdom teeth extraction pain. Pain medication was too strong, so I couldn't take it. Been taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) extra strength, but not working so well. Help?
Hello, I am suffering from shingles from a week now and few affected areas have started to cure while few has blisters on it. I did undergo 7 days Valtrex and Tylenol medication and now the doctor has advised me to start with postherpetic medicines. When
Shingles treatment: Although 7 days is often sufficient for valacyclovir (Valtrex) treatment of shingles, if new blisters are continuing to appear, treatment should be extended. Check with your doctor. Presumably the "postherptic" medicine is prednisone or other corticosteroid (?). That's the only kind of treatment normally used to minimize the nerve pain that can follow shingles (post-herpetic neuralgia). ...Read more
I have an outer and inner ear infection. On medication and tylenol (acetaminophen) 2. Feel no relief . What should I do?
Recheck: Go back to your doctor for a recheck or get a referral to an ent. ...Read more
Is it ok to mix medication while pregnant? I'm currently taking antibiotics, zofran, and tylenol (acetaminophen) i'm 7 weeks pregnant
I have a kidney infection and the doctor just switched me from tylenol (acetaminophen) with codine to hydrocodone. Which medication is stronger?
Hydrocodone: Is more potent, in that 7.5 mg of hydrocodone is the equivalent of 30 mg of codeine. More importantly, hydrocodone is better absorbed, gets into the brain faster, so it provides more pain relief sooner, and has fewer side effects (itching, flushing, nausea, hives, diarrhea) than codeine. ...Read more
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