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What Is Vimovo Prescribed For
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
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
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
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
Not recommended: It may increase your risk of stomach bleeding. ...Read more
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
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
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?
After accident my acromion shoulder bone sep. From another bone due to massive swelling. I'm on vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) & using a sling. But its painful. What's wrong.?
I got bleeding 5 days after period with pains. The blood is different from period. I took a pregnacy test and its negative and im on vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen).Whats wrong?
Bleeding: Bleeding and pain after period. Need to be examined by your dr. Get his opinion. It is seen very often. ...Read more
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
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
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
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?
Taking Naproxen as needed for arthritic pain in my neck for a few months with food and now my stomach hurts. Ok to take Vimovo (esomeprazole and naproxen) to soothe my stomach?
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
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
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
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