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Hello, my dr has just prescribed vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) I take citalopram 10mg every 2nd day for anxiety he said no problem I see drug interactions warnings. Advice?

Hello, my dr has just prescribed vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) I take citalopram 10mg every 2nd day for anxiety he said no problem I see drug interactions warnings. Advice?

Go see your doctor: Familiarize yourself w/ http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=679-0, 3233-14537 as well as whatever source you used to find interactions. Quote your pharmacist if possible (s/he did say something to you, right?). Then ask your doc about risks, benefits & alternatives. Is potential benefit worth potential risk? Are there other ppis eg esomeprazole? Or perhaps h2 blocker eg ranitidine. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take vimovo and tylenol #1?

Is it okay to take vimovo and tylenol #1?

Sounds ok: If a person had no prior problem with taking Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; and had no problem taking Tylenol #1 (acetaminophen and codeine) by itself, or either of its ingredients by themselves; then she should be ok taking Vimovo and Tylenol #1 together. They may cause stomach symptoms. Be sure to follow one's doctor's instructions. ...Read more

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I took a 500 mg vimovo at 10am it is now 11pm. Is it safe to take a 500mg tylenol?

I took a 500 mg vimovo at 10am it is now 11pm. Is it safe to take a 500mg tylenol?

Yes: Tylenol contains Paracetamol. Vimovo contains Anti inflam. Therefore its safe to combine. ...Read more

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What is vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen)?

What is vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen)?

Basically naproxen: Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is a combination of Naproxen and a second medication to protect your stomach from the irritating effects of the nsaid. ...Read more

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How soon does vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) work?

How soon does vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) work?

Like Aleve (naproxen): Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) has the same anti-inflammatory medication (naproxen) that is in aleve plus an antacid medication, known as nexium. The Naproxen can help with pain within an hour, but its anti-inflammatory effects will be more likely to take effect over the course of a few days (3-4) with routine administration (i.e. Taking it twice per day for 3-4 days). ...Read more

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Hi. I have really severe arthrithis' just takrn a pill of vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) 2 hours ago. I'm still in deep pain and cant work. How long to take effecty?

Hi. I have really severe arthrithis' just takrn a pill of vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) 2 hours ago. I'm still in deep pain and cant work. How long to take effecty?

Arthritis pain: Vimova has anti inflammatory and anti acid medication, if it is not helping in an hour or so, you might want discuss about different treatment approach with your physician, Do not ignore the pain, if it is an unusual pain make sure nothing else like infection of the joint is going on and find out the type of arthritis as different treatments are available for different kind of arthriti ...Read more

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How probable can vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) give you an ulcer?

How probable can vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) give you an ulcer?

Possible: Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is a combination of Naproxen and esomeprazole. The Naproxen (NSAID) can cause all forms of GI upset, including erosive gastritis and perforation. Also must watch for severe skin reactions, red/ purple rash, which can be life-threatening.
The longer you take it, the more likely you will get upper GI problems. Only 1 in 5 patients are symptomatic, so be careful, limit to short-term use. ...Read more

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How possible can vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) give you an ulcer?

How possible can vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) give you an ulcer?

Modest risk: This combination med of Naproxen and a proton pump inhibitor has a markedly reduced risk versus Naproxen alone. The risk is relatively small but is far from zero. ...Read more

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What to do if I am about to take vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) for my menstral cramps, anything I need to know?

What to do if I am about to take vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) for my menstral cramps, anything I need to know?

Yes: Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is a combination of Naproxen and a proton pump inhibitor to prevent stomach ulcers and bleeding. Naproxen is a nonsteroidal inflammatory drug to relieve pain and inflammation. It can cause GI distress, but it is a good combination for menstrual cramps ...Read more

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I fell out of bed at 455 AM EST & banged my forehead hard on my nightstand... I took Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) 500mg/20mg & I'm incing. It's swelling. What shd I do?

I fell out of bed at 455 AM EST & banged my forehead hard on my nightstand... I took Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) 500mg/20mg & I'm incing. It's swelling. What shd I do?

Visit ER: For a mild head injury, no treatment may be needed. However, watch for symptoms of a head injury, which can which can show up later. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is the best immediate therapy. Visit ER CT or an MRI scan might be done to rule out a brain bleed. ...Read more

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Told my doc that Naproxen is beginning to hurt my stomach. She gave me Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to soothe it, like a Zantac effect. Should I only use the Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) now?

Told my doc that Naproxen is beginning to hurt my stomach. She gave me Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to soothe it, like a Zantac effect. Should I only use the Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) now?

NSAID gastritis: NSAIDS (eg. Naproxen, ibuprofen) can irritate the stomach, causing gastritis (inflammation) or ulcers. If on NSAIDs for a lengthy time or get stomach pain on them, physicians typically stop it, or recommend H2 blocker (eg ranitidine/Zantac etc) or proton pump inhibitor (eg esomeprazole/Nexium etc) for stomach protection for duration of treatment w NSAID. Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) is naproxen/esomeprazole in same pill. ...Read more

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I had a bladder infection yest Dr pres Ciprol 500mg twice a day & Vimovo 1 a day, Omez 40mg 1 a day. Today bladder seems ok I have bad tummy ache could it be an ulcer?

I had a bladder infection yest Dr pres Ciprol 500mg twice a day & Vimovo 1 a day, Omez 40mg 1 a day. Today bladder seems ok I have bad tummy ache could it be an ulcer?

Bladder infection: If you're using all of the prescribed meds, they all cause stomach irritation. You might consider continuing just the Cipro and stopping the others one at a time and see if that improves your abdominal pains. Worse possible scenario, go back to your doctor for a change of meds. ...Read more

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I'm on morphine, flexeril, vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) and lyrica. I have had a blood test and at home pregnancy tests all negative but feel pregnant can they all be wrong?

I'm on morphine, flexeril, vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) and lyrica. I have had a blood test and at home pregnancy tests all negative but feel pregnant can they all be wrong?

These: Medications would not interfere with pgx test. Some of the side effects of these drugs can make you feel bloated, or irritate your stomach. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a mouth full of abscesses and the dentist in our town was closed so he went to the Dr and was givin a drug called Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to treat HIV?

My boyfriend has a mouth full of abscesses and the dentist in our town was closed so he went to the Dr and was givin a drug called Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to treat HIV?

The question?: If your boyfriend has HIV, you need to take the proper precaution. He will also need to be under the care of someone who takes care of HIV and you need to be tested for STDs as well. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What is eleval prescribed for?

What is eleval prescribed for?

Elavil (amitriptyline): Elavil (amitriptyline) is a medication for depression, but is also used for other conditions such as chronic migraine headaches and nerve pain. ...Read more

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Paludar-z why being prescribed?

Paludar-z why being prescribed?

Paludar-Z: Sulfadoxine/pyrimethamine - (sp or fansidar) is used to treat uncomplicated malaria and as a prophylaxis against malaria. A rare but dangerous side effect is stevens johnson syndrome. ...Read more

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What is tramadoll prescribed for?

What is tramadoll prescribed for?

Tramadol: Tramadol is indicated in moderate to moderately severe chronic pain. ...Read more

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What is Sudogest prescribed to treat?

What is Sudogest prescribed to treat?

Pseudoehedrine: It is a brand name for a drug which is a nasal decongestant. If you have a stuffy nose from a cold or allergies this will help loosen up the mucus and help you decongest your nose and sinuses as opposed to antihistamines that will thicken up the mucus when you have a "runny" nose. Why you take a medicine that contains both of them together is totally beyond logic! ...Read more

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What is lithium? What is it prescribed?

What is lithium? What is it prescribed?

An element: Lithium is a very simple compound, it is an element, #3 on the periodic table. It is was really the first psychiatric drug that we had. It is typically prescribed now for bipolar disorder, where patients have depressive and manic (elevated mood) episodes. However, lithium also is a good antidepressant in itself and is often added for major depression, and it has been proven to reduce suicide. ...Read more

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Why might someone be prescribed cortimycine?

Why might someone be prescribed cortimycine?

Cortimycin eye: Ointment is an antimicrobial & anti-inflammatory medication for the eyes. ...Read more

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How safe are the commonly prescribed pain medications?

How safe are the commonly prescribed pain medications?

Relatively safe: If used as prescribed, most pain medications are relatively safe. The danger comes when they are misused or abused for recreation. ...Read more