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What's a muscle pain medicine that does not contain aspirin?

What's a muscle pain medicine that does not contain aspirin?

Muscle relaxant: For muscle pain you can use Ibuprofen 400mg or even a central action muscle relaxant, such as Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) or cyclobenzaprine. This is a prescription medication while Ibuprofen is an otc, sold in 200mg pills or tablets. ...Read more

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Can I take pain relievers or aspirin for an ulcer?

Can I take pain relievers or aspirin for an ulcer?

Aspirin: Aspirin can make your ulcer worse. Take Prilosec and or Tums (calcium carbonate) if it is a gastric ulcer and that may not be enough. You should get a medical evaluatio. You would get better relief if you treated the ulcer appropriately. Good luck. ...Read more

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Allergies to aspirin & ibuprofen as well as most narcotic pain relievers. Would butterbur be safe for me? Trying to help bad migraines.

Allergies to aspirin & ibuprofen as well as most narcotic pain relievers. Would butterbur be safe for me? Trying to help bad migraines.

Petadolex: Petadolex is the only recommended ; safe formulation of butterbur extract. Yes, petadolex has level a recommendation from american academy of neurology for daily prophylactic treatment of migraines. This may be a safe option for you; consult with your neurologist for further discussion of risks and benefits. Good luck! ...Read more

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Most people do not need any type of pain medicine other than aspirin after 2 dental implants? There is only very minor pain post operatively?

Most people do not need any type of pain medicine other than aspirin after 2 dental implants? There is only very minor pain post operatively?

Yup: Most people don't. In fact, after 25+ years of placing implants, it is difficult to recall a situation where the post operative recovery was anything other than smooth. Relax and do not give it a second thought. ...Read more

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Can you take Bayer (aspirin) back and body pain medicine when you are taking medicine (verapamil) for high blood pressure?

Can you take Bayer (aspirin) back and body pain medicine when you are taking medicine (verapamil) for high blood pressure?

Bayer (aspirin) back and body: Contains aspirin and caffine. Should be Ok. Usually with aspirin you have to avoid/be careful w/ other blood thinning medication like plavix, coumadin (warfarin).Discuss with your doc

http://www. Rxlist. Com/drug-interactions/minor-index/acetaminophen-caffeine-oral. Htm ...Read more

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Does aspirin contain caffeine?

Does aspirin contain caffeine?

No: Aspirin alone does not contain caffeine. But medicines like bc powders, and goody powders have Aspirin and caffeine. ...Read more

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Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Does aspercreme contain aspirin?

Has Salicylic Acid: It is the main metabolite of aspirin. ...Read more

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Why can the effects of a single dose of aspirin drug last 7-10 days?

Why can the effects of a single dose of aspirin drug last 7-10 days?

Aspirin 7 days: It binds to a receptor on platelets and permanently makes the not work or get sticky. Thus these must die and be replaced by new ones. Takes about 7-10 days.
Good wikipedia discussion. ...Read more

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What quantity of aspirin is contained in over-the-counter aspirin products?

Variable: Http://www. Reyessyndrome. Org/pdfs/medicationscontainingaspirin. Pdf. Can check products individually for ASA content. ...Read more

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What kind if medicine can u take for severe pain that does not have aspirin in it?

Several: Tylenol (acetaminophen) with Codeine is often used. Vicodin (tylenol (acetaminophen) with hydrocodone) is also frequently given. Ultram is a non-narcotic alternative. There are other, more potent medicines that can be given for very severe pain. ...Read more

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Should an individual taking prescribed high pressure medicine also be takimg aspirin.?

Should an individual taking prescribed high pressure medicine also be takimg aspirin.?

Maybe.: There is no significant overlap between most BP meds and a "baby" aspirin. Question is should you be taking Aspirin at all. That is a question for your doc based upon your risk factors for cardiovascular disease and your risk for bleeding. ...Read more

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Does motrin contains aspirin?

No: Motrin does not contain aspirin, but it is related to Aspirin (both are known as nsaids). You should not take full doses of Aspirin if you are taking Motrin also. You can still take Aspirin for heart prevention. If you do so, make sure and take it at least 1 hour before taking motrin. ...Read more

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Can you take aspirin with this drug?

Drug interactions: First we need to know the drug other than aspirin. Definitely don't take aspirin with anti inflammatory drugs. ...Read more

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What is the recommendation on children under 19 and products that contain aspirin that are used topically not orally? Can they even be around them?

What is the recommendation on children under 19 and products that contain aspirin that are used topically not orally? Can they even be around them?

Confusing wording: We recommend no oral salycalates (aspirin or other salicylate products) in kids under 16 due to an association with Reye syndrome.If given during viral illnesses, specifically flu or chickenpox, liver failure might occur. The condition is almost unheard of today. There is no reason to fear their use in older kids/adults or having them around kids. We still use aspirin in a few kid diseases. ...Read more

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Does empirin (aspirin) contain codeine?

Aspirin: Empirin is brand name aspirin, although versions with Codeine do exist. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if lodine (etodolac) XL contains aspirin?

No, it does not: Hi. Lodine is an NSAID called etodolac. Aspirin is also an NSAID, but there is no aspirin in any of the Lodine preparations. Note that aspirin and etodolac can have some similar side effects, particularly GI irritation. If you have an aspirin allergy, be sure you mentioned this to your doctor before he/she prescribed etodolac. To your health! ...Read more

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What has most helped your osteoarthritis? Drugs, pt, aspirin?

What has most helped your osteoarthritis? Drugs, pt, aspirin?

Physical activity!: Physical activity helps the most! It is declining. Obesity hurts the worst. It is increasing. Good time to wish you were an orthopedist. DJD of major weight bearing joints is skyrocketing... ...Read more

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What happens if you take generic sinus medicine and then take aspirin?

Sinus meds: Hello. The med combination of generic sinus medication and Aspirin should be ok however there may be any number of ingredients in the generic sinus med. See your pharmacist to be sure. ...Read more

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I was wondering does the medication topamax (topiramate) contain aspirin?

I was wondering does the medication topamax (topiramate) contain aspirin?

No: Topamax (topiramate) is a newer anticonvulsant medication that blocks voltage-gated sodium ion channels. It is also used in migraine prevention treatment. Ask your doctor for more information. ...Read more

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Are there other good drugs, natural or otherwise that are good to prevent dvts and pe when on long flights besides aspirin?

Yes: Although it is rare to need medications during long flights, the only medications that have been proven to be effective are prescription anticoagulants (blood thinners). Aspirin and non-prescription, natural remedies have not been shown to be effective. If you have a medical condition that increases your risk, your physician can determine if you need a blood thinner before flying. ...Read more

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Does one 300 milligram pill of aspirin contain one aspirin molecule that does all the healing work or are there millions of molecules in this one pill?

Does one 300 milligram pill of aspirin contain one aspirin molecule that does all the healing work or are there millions of molecules in this one pill?

Milligrams: The dosage has nothing to do with the number of molecules. It is a measurement of the amount of medicine in that pill. ...Read more

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Does sudafed contain aspirin?

Does sudafed contain aspirin?

No, but...: Sudafed is a brand name for pseudoephedrine, a blood vessel constricter that decreases nasal congestion, but can raise heart rate, blood pressure, cause anxiety, palpitations, insomnia, other issues, depending on dose and person. Also can affect urination/prostate. Not for pregnancy. Careful if overactive thyroid, above conditions. Company also names combo products. Read labels. ...Read more

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I know that aspirin should be avoided by people with vascular eds. Are there other drugs t avoid?

Anticoagulants: Vascular ehlers-danlos is a difficult disease to manage. Any of the medications that suppress platelet function, and the anticoagulants generally, need to be avoided. However, of the common over-the-counter medicines, aspirin's by far the most powerful anti-clotting agent; before you receive any other medicine that could make you bleed, your physician would discuss risk-benefit with you. ...Read more

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