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Vitamin C Ibuprofen
Will taking Motrin, which is ibuprofen, make Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) less effective? I am also taking vitamin C. Will this or being sick affect it?
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Yes: Both can cause stomach issues. Excessive vit c can cause diarrha. ...Read more
I have an ear ache, fever, sore throat with trouble swallowing, and stuffy nose. I've been taking motrin, nyquil, and vitamin c. Nothing really helps.
Cold: It can be a simple cold, but it sounds like it's time for an examination. There is a possibility of an ear infection, but these symptoms can also result from a simple virus infection. Don't be in a rush to get antibiotics if your doctor feels they're not warranted. Motrin, nyquil & vitamin c sound fine otherwise. Plenty of water, also. ...Read more
I am taking vitamin E 400mg daily for fibrosis,,, can I take ibuprofen 400 mg twice daily with it?
I had an allergic reaction after taking ibuprofen and vitamin d tablets in the same day which one could I be allergic to c?
Check all ingredient: It could be a dye or some other ingredient in the pill. Check all ingredients in the pills you took and discuss with your physician. ...Read more
Tramadol (ultram) is a controlled substance, schedule iv, and has both opioid properties which appear to be its main effect, as well as some novel central acting effects. It is much stronger than Ibuprofen and would be expected to help with your knee pain. However, is this the right treatment for you?
You can only receive this by prescription and a your pcp should evaluate your knee. ...Read more
I failed a drug test for marijuana but don't smoke. I take about 800mg ibuprofen a day and am on a vitamin b complex daily, which is 50 mg of b2 a day?
False positive test: "In some cases, a drug test may report the presence of illicit drugs, although none were taken. While this is not common, no test is 100% accurate. Lab errors account for some of the mistakes, but most false-positives may be attributed to over-the-counter drugs and foods that can affect the test" - Ibuprofen and hemp food products have been associated with false positive drug tests. ...Read more
Is there a drug interaction from taking vitamin D3 ibuprofen and seroquel (quetiapine) I sprained my wrist and I was wondering if I could take ibuprofen?
Ask your pharmacist: At your age there is probably nothing wrong with mixing ibuprofen, vitamin D and Seroquel but the 24 hour pharmacy has a pharmacist available to answer these types of questions. Your pharmacist has a database that can be searched. Usually the pharmacist has a great deal of training and experience giving this type of advice. It is very wise that you did ask someone about a possible interaction ...Read more
I have exhausted many treatments for PMDD: birth control, prozac, therapy, Advil (ibuprofen) that leads to stomachaches, exercise, vitamin supplements. Any advice?
Explore more options: Sorry these haven't worked but there are further options to explore including acupuncture, herbal medicine, essential oils, homeopathy, amino acids, use of progesterone premenstrually etc. You will likely have best success using a combination of therapies. I advise working with a holistic/integrative practitioner. ...Read more
DailyRequirement60mg: 1000 mgm is a lot. Daily requirement of Vitamin C is 60mgm. You can get enough from your diet if you have citrus fruits/juices, tomato, papaya, green leafy vegetables like kale, kivi fruit, bell peppers, guava, brocolli, strawberriespeas. Some recommend supplement up to 1000 mgm but I don't exceed more than 500 mgm as large doses can cause diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, Calcium oxalate kidney stones etc. ...Read more
Vitamin C supplement: Taking vitamin c supplementation is generally safe if taken within the recommended daily allowance. The daily recommended dietary allowances (rdas) in adults are 90 mg for men and 75 mg for women. Higher doses of vitamin c (more than 2000 mg/day for adults) could lead to adverse reactions (heartburn, nausea, diarrhea, or kidney stones). ...Read more
Recommended dietary allowance (rda) for vitamin c in mg/day
infants 0-6 months: 40
7-12 months: 50
children: 1-3 years: 15
4-8 years: 25
9-13 years: 45
girls: 14-18 years: 65
boys: 14-18 years: 75
men: age 19 and older: 90 women: age 19 and older 75 smokers or if around secondhand smoke at any age, add 35 mg/d. Higher amounts of vitamin c are needed during pregnancy and breastfeeding. ...Read more
Bad: The side effects range from GI upset, headaches to kidney stones. There is no reason for most people to take vitamin C supplement since it does not prevent you from catching a cold as alleged. For more info, log on www. Mayoclinic. Org/healthy-lifestyle/nutrition-and-healthy.../vitamin-c/faq-20058030 ...Read more
Vitamin C: Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with oxalate renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. Large doses of Vitamin C are contraindicated w g6pd deficiency, renal insufficiency, oxalate renal calculus formers, chronic ...Read more
Can save lives: High doses of vit. C given intravenously is remarkably safe, is highly effective in treating acute & chronic viral infections & is a natural form of chemotherapy. Relatively high oral doses help prevent heart disease, cancer & slow the aging process. See http://www. Tomlevymd. Com/downloads/vc. Nz.Sept.2010.Pdf & http://www. Vitamincfoundation. Org/basics. Shtml & curing the incurable by tom levy md, jd. ...Read more
That depends on: How much you are referring to. You won't absorb too much because it is water soluble. Taking excessive amounts of Vitamin C can cause symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, loose stools, heartburn, abdominal cramping, bloating, headache and insomnia. It may be associated with renal calculi. It can lead to hemolytic anemia in patients with g6pd deficiency. ...Read more
May be useful: Most vitamin supplements are not of much use for anyone who is eating a healthy diet. Vitamin c may be one of the few which is useful especially if you are not eating oranges and lemons regularly. It is a vitamin which helps build our immunity and has some evidence of benefit in preventing virus infections like common colds but the evidence is not very strong. ..So there is an ongoing debate ...Read more
Call manufacturer: Each manufacturer has its own formulations. Often it's proprietary, and a secret on how they do it differently from their competition. Call and find out how the company you like best does it. See what they say! ...Read more