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Does aspirin help you sleep?

Does aspirin help you sleep?

Not usually: The role of Aspirin for sleep is to relieve pain that might keep you awake. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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I just took two aspirins for my headache but i can't sleep so when is it safe to take zzzquil or is it ok now?

I just took two aspirins for my headache but i can't sleep so when is it safe to take zzzquil or is it ok now?

Zzzquil : Helps you sleep because it contains benadryl. (diphenhydramine) Benadryl has idiosyncratic reaction in some producing tardive dyskinesia, which causes uncontrollable movement of limbs, is permanent and has no good treatment. I would never use Benadryl unless person having severe allergic reaction. No tylenol (acetaminophen) pm! sleep hygiene best: www.Sleep foundation.Org/article/ask-the-expert/sleep. ...Read more

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Get headaches all the time i take aspirin to make it go away and even try to sleep it off still have a headache what could be wrong ?

Get headaches all the time i take aspirin to make it go away and even try to sleep it off still have a headache what could be wrong ?

Headache: You should talk to your doctor about them or see a neurologist, you may have migrainesor tension headaches, the causes are numerous and the treatment differs. ...Read more

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My husband is having some chest pain and just took some NyQuil for his cold and hopefully to sleep. Is it ok for him to take an aspirin as well?

My husband is having some chest pain and just took some NyQuil for his cold and hopefully to sleep. Is it ok for him to take an aspirin as well?

Recommended: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your PCP is warranted. Aspirin is recommended, in fact, people having a heart attack are often given an aspirin by emergency medical services. ...Read more

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Having strong back pain (mainly shoulders, spinal cord) after sleeping on the floor for a few hours tonight. What to do against it? Does aspirin help?

Having strong back pain (mainly shoulders, spinal cord) after sleeping on the floor for a few hours tonight. What to do against it? Does aspirin help?

Back pain: Warm moist heat (shower or a wet warm towel) can help reduce the pain and stiffness. Anti-inflammatory medications such as aspirin can help too. Apply ice at night to reduce swelling. Perhaps, you can find a more comfortable place sleep tonight. ...Read more

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Long night at work got home alittle ago took 2 Bayer aspirin and i want to sleep well i have have half a bottle of a 375 ml is it safe to drink?

Long night at work got home alittle ago took 2 Bayer aspirin and i want to sleep well i have have half a bottle of a 375 ml is it safe to drink?

NOT a good idea: Alcohol and aspirin have an irritant effect on your stomach and taking this irritant before you lie down to sleep is a very bad idea! There is also a dependency issue here! Speak with your primary care provider about this issue! ...Read more

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My mom shoulder hurt earlier today, tonite hurts worse & pain is down arm, took 1 Aspirin this morning, & cant sleep should she see a Dr tommorow?

My mom shoulder hurt earlier today, tonite hurts worse & pain is down arm, took 1 Aspirin this morning, & cant sleep should she see a Dr tommorow?

Probably: problem might be coming from her neck. or can even be medical i.e cardiac, if doesn't improve needs evaluation. many possible causes ...Read more

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