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Doctor insights on: Uses Of Paracetamol

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Is it possible for longterm use of paracetamol/acetaminophen to cause weight gain?

Is it possible for longterm use of paracetamol/acetaminophen to cause weight gain?

Paracetamol.: Paracetamol/acetaminophen does not cause weight gain withl ong term use. Make sure you do not use excessive each time. More than 4 grams a day will damage the liver irreversibly. Low dose is generally the safest analgesic. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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If use litacid gel and gas x tablet for gas can u still use the paracetamol for pain from chest paibs in chest?

If use litacid gel and gas x tablet for gas can u still use the paracetamol for pain from chest paibs in chest?

Yes: The medications can be used together however would recommend evaluation by your doctor. One of the causes of chest pain and sensation of gas may be heart disease. ...Read more

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I want to know if I can use paracetamol to prevent myself from getting pregnant?

I want to know if I can use paracetamol to prevent myself from getting pregnant?

No.: Only practicing safe sex prevents pregnancy. Paracetamol will not prevent pregnancy. It can cause liver damage if too much is taken, too. Use condoms to prevent disease and pregnancy. Add another form of birth control to be even safer from pregnancy. ...Read more

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Permanent solution for migraine in india. My age is 32, male. I use paracetamol or aspirin while attack?

Permanent solution for migraine in india. My age is 32, male. I use paracetamol or aspirin while attack?

Go organic: Suggest prevention, and can try riboflavin, coq-10, butterbur, feverfew, magnesium. If Botox can be obtained, might try that approach. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use paracetamol after a measles vaccine?

Is it safe to use paracetamol after a measles vaccine?

Fever reducers: Since fever from the measles vaccine can occur after 7 days, it is advisable to use paracetamol then. Try not to give paracetamol or any other fever or pain reducer shortly after getting the vaccine because recent reports indicate lessened immune reaction. ...Read more

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I feel like a fire in my abdomen, and it makes me feel fatigue. I use paracetamol and omeprazole, but it didn't work. What should I do?

I feel like a fire in my abdomen, and it makes me feel fatigue. I use paracetamol and omeprazole, but it didn't work. What should I do?

Get evaluated please: It's normal to be concerned about your health, ; to worry why you feel bad. The possibilities are numerous--ranging from acid reflux (i.e., heartburn) or a peptic ulcer to pancreatic or biliary disease ; even stress. Alarm signs include weight loss, bleeding, recurrent vomiting, significant tenderness. Whatever the cause, you're not getting relief from empiric rx so please seek help from a doctor. ...Read more

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Provided I use two pain relievers, paracetamol & ibuprofen for example, do I need to watch their daily dosages seperately or should I reduce usage?

Separate: Paracetamol or Acetaminophen is of particular importance to track because of its effect on the liver. The official limit in the U.S. Is 4000mg per day. But the unofficial limit has now been reduced to 3000mg. The limit of Ibuprofen per day is 2400mg. It has more of an effect on the gastrointestinal system, so be on the lookout for anything from stomach upset to bleeding in the stool. ...Read more

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Can i use counterpain analgestic balm when i eat xarelto? ( & gabapentin & levaxin & paracetamol ).

Can i use counterpain analgestic balm when i eat xarelto? ( & gabapentin & levaxin & paracetamol ).

Should be safe: That balm contains mostly topical anesthetics, and shouldn't interfere with the above medications. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hello. I am havind severe pain in the back. Had been taking paracetamol and creams but no use. Inafact a warm water bags give me a bit relax?

Hello. I am havind severe pain in the back. Had been taking paracetamol and creams but no use. Inafact a warm water bags give me a bit relax?

Several ways to help: Most back issues are self limiting but could take several weeks to resolve but you can try anti inflammatories like ibuprophen or Naproxen if you have no Aspirin allergy or problems with your stomach and are not on any blood thinners. If pain persists or worsens, see your physician to make sure that this is a back issue and not something else to get the correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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Is paracetamol safe to use when a person has a gastric ulcer?

Is paracetamol safe to use when a person has a gastric ulcer?

Not recommended: The only arthritis drug I use in patients with ulcer is tylenol (acetaminophen). If the arthritis is advanced and painful, narcotic and acetominephorin combinations can be used. For inflammatory bowel or skin conditions, topical drugs and biologics are considered. High use of tylenol (acetaminophen) has been associated with ulcer as well. ...Read more

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I have itchy skin rashes over my thighs, legs, arms, and elbows, ever since i took paracetamol-codeine tablets. What can I use for this intense itch ?

I have itchy skin rashes over my thighs, legs, arms, and elbows, ever since i took paracetamol-codeine tablets. What can I use for this intense itch ?

Allergy: Sound like a reaction to the medication. Itching can usually be helped with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) otc. Just follow the directions on the package. You should also call the doc who gave you the medicine to let them know your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is paracetamol?

What is paracetamol?

Pain/fever reliever: Other brand names are panadol, tylenol. The generic name is acetaminophen. Used for pain relief, fever relief. Can usually be found over the counter in pharmacies or grocery stores with a medication section. It comes in adult and pediatric formulations. ...Read more

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