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I took Advil on an empty stomach and within 15 minutes I felt nauseas, faint, hands went numb, vision was blurry. Is this because of Advil?

I took Advil on an empty stomach and within 15 minutes I felt nauseas, faint, hands went numb, vision was blurry. Is this because of Advil?

? allergy: You may have had an allergic reaction to Advil. Do not take Advil or related drugs. You may use Tylenol for pain relief. It would be prudent to discuss the matter with your doctor.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
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Ibuprofen (Definition)

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


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Why do I get burning in urethra and bladder when I take high does of Advil on empty stomach? Goes away in few hours.

Why do I get burning in urethra and bladder when I take high does of Advil on empty stomach? Goes away in few hours.

Interstitial cystiti: First you should not take advil on an empty stomach.
You can get gastric ulcers and worse GI bleed.
You may need to rule out an interstitial cystitis if you experience urinary burning on Advil.
Consider a urine analysis and if symptoms recur you may need urology consultation. ...Read more

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Can going off aleve (naproxen) give you bad headaches? I had to take advil cause aleve (naproxen) was giving me bad stomach pains, last one I took was friday, so is this wh

Can going off aleve (naproxen) give you bad headaches? I had to take advil cause aleve (naproxen) was giving me bad stomach pains, last one I took was friday, so is this wh

Acid reflux: Coming off a leave just like coming off any anti-inflammatory can lead to increased inflammation and rebound headaches can occur. But be very careful because both Aleve (naproxen) and ibuprofen are capable of irritating the stomach and increasing the acid reflux. ...Read more

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Have history of ulcers and serological evidence of Crohns. I've been taking 15 advil/day for 2 weeks now my stomach hurts. Possible causes?

Have history of ulcers and serological evidence of Crohns. I've been taking 15 advil/day for 2 weeks now my stomach hurts. Possible causes?

Advil (ibuprofen): Too much Advil (ibuprofen) can cause exacerbation of ulcers and worsen the crowns. Stop the advil (ibuprofen) and see your doctor as soon as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lower right abdominal achyness. Last night 30 min of severe pain. Almost passed out. Ovulation time. More frequent bm, gassiness.3 Advil (ibuprofen) no help?

Many Possibilities: You have many years experience with ovulation. If your experience now is dramatically different, something different is going on. Torsion of an ovarian cyst is possible. Non-gynecological causes must be considered. If pain persists, see a doctor—but for pain of the severity you scribe, you already knew that. ...Read more

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My stomach really hurts, what do I do? I've taking some Advil and rollaids. I've had some diaherra. I've been trying not to eat un healthy foods and eating crackers. It hurts when I become very active. I also feel like I have to t throw up but I haven't.

My stomach really hurts, what do I do? I've taking some Advil and rollaids. I've had some diaherra. I've been trying not to eat un healthy foods and eating crackers. It hurts when I become very active. I also feel like I have to t throw up but I haven't.

If: If your symptoms have not resolved as of yet please see your doctor. A more detailed history and physical needs to be done in order to find out what is going on. You may be dealing with food poisoning, gastritis, an ulcer, pregnancy (if possible) urinary issues, intestinal infection, etc.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Will taking Tums or Zantac (ranitidine) 150 with Advil help prevent stomach irritation/upset caused by Advil?

Will taking Tums or Zantac (ranitidine) 150 with Advil help prevent stomach irritation/upset caused by Advil?

PPI is better: Over-the-counter proton pump inhibitors like Prilosec (omeprazole) or Nexium (esomeprazole) can protect the stomach from non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like Advil (ibuprofen)/Aleve (naproxen). H2 blockers like Zantac (ranitidine)/Pepcid (famotidine) at double dose are less effective, & protect only the duodenum, not the stomach. Antacids like Tums (calcium carbonate) are inadequate for this purpose. ...Read more

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I am experiencing vomiting, nausea (severity: mild), diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. Took 2 Advil Pms w/o eating & took midol

I am experiencing vomiting, nausea (severity: mild), diarrhea and abdominal discomfort. Took 2 Advil Pms w/o eating & took midol

Virus vs bacteria vs: Diarrhea can be due to Virus vs bacteria vs diet sensitivities. Do you have a fever? Could you be pregnant? Consult with us to help solve this issue. ...Read more

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Last night I drank took an aleve (naproxen) 5 hours later and went to sleep woke up with stomach pains. Then at 11 pm took an advil and got stomach pains am I ok?

Probably: But it's a bad idea to combine Aleve, (naproxen) which is a NonSteroidalAntiInflammatoryDrug (NSAID) with alcohol. They can both have a toxic effect on the lining of your stomach.
Should you develop blac, tarry stools, or vomiting, consult your physician at once ...Read more

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Loss of appetite. What is the cause? No too much stress. I just don't get hungry. Have stomach and lower abdominal pain sometimes. Taking pill, Advil (ibuprofen)

Loss of appetite. What is the cause? No too much stress. I just don't get hungry. Have stomach and lower abdominal pain sometimes. Taking pill, Advil (ibuprofen)

See ur Dr and get: A thorough exam and blood test. Your stomach pain could be a sign of stomach irritation from taking advil (ibuprofen). Loss of appetite could be partly from gastritis, stress, anxiety, depression, thyroid condition etc. Take care! Http://www. M.webmd. Com/a-to-z-guides/digestive-diseases-gastritis. Http://www. Healthline. Com/health/appetite-decreased. ...Read more

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Pulling pain in belly button. Went away with advil (ibuprofen). No longer hurts but still pulling. Daily nausea & dizziness. Abdominal ultrasound and X-ray clear?

Try pooping: A general rule in medicine @ your age says the closer the pain is to the belly button, the more likely it is to be benign. You could be getting a bowel obstruction, especially if you have a history of constipation or low fiber diet. There are plenty of other things it could be, but this is usually what I find. Try a gentle laxative and/or increased dietary fiber. ...Read more

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Daughter has high fever & stomach pain, probably a virus. When fever is down from tylenol/advil, she keeps shaking uncontrollably. What can be reason?

Daughter has high fever & stomach pain, probably a virus. When fever is down from tylenol/advil, she keeps shaking uncontrollably. What can be reason?

Virus in the blood.: Once a virus gets into cells, it begins to hyjack it to become a virus-making factory. Once there is enough virus, the infected cell will either shed the virus or else, burst open, leaving millions of virus particles in the blood stream. This sults in the sensation of feeling cold and triggering rigors. When immunity kicks in, they are responsible for the fever and sweats seen with viral inf. ...Read more

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My 10 yr old has a fever between 100-102 for 4 days now; sore throat and abdominal pain. Advil (ibuprofen) given daily and Rx from dr any insight appreciated?

Need Focused Eval: Parent says 10 year old has fever 100- 102 for 4 days, sore throat and abdominal pain. Advil (ibuprofen) & Rx from dr any insight appreciated. 4 days fever 100-102 a little long. Not clear what Rx he is taking. May need a more complete History & physical examination and possible labs to treat to wellness. Best to take child to see M.D. soonest. ...Read more

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Can I take liquor in an empty stomach?

Can I take liquor in an empty stomach?

Yes: A much faster way to absorb the alcohol on an empty stomach. But why? Drunk faster and not recommended. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take coq10 on an empty stomach?

Is it okay to take coq10 on an empty stomach?

Why not?: Coenzyme Q10 is similar to a vitamin & is made in your body. Your cells use it to produce energy for cell growth & maintenance. It also functions as an antioxidant. Can be found in many foods, but is high in organ meats (heart, liver, kidne)y, beef, soy oil, sardines, mackerel, peanuts. (See: http://www. Webmd. Com/heart-disease/heart-failure/tc/coenzyme-q10-topic-overview) ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a pain killer on empty stomach?

Is it okay to take a pain killer on empty stomach?

Yes: But there is a chance of increased nausea as as side effect. ...Read more

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What happens if you take trazodone on an empty stomach?

What happens if you take trazodone on an empty stomach?

You absorb less: Trazadone can be taken on an empty stomach, and often is when used as a sleep aid. The absorbtion is higher (you get more medication) if taken with food. See link:

http://www. Drugs. Com/trazodone.html ...Read more

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