Generic Name: IBUPROFEN - INJECTION Pronounced: (eye-byou-PRO-fen) Ibuprofen IV Interactions
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or
increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all
possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including
prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your
doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any
medicines without your doctor's approval.
Some of the products that may interact with this drug
anti-platelet drugs (such as cilostazol,
oral bisphosphonates (such as alendronate)
other medications for arthritis (such as aspirin,
"blood thinners" (such as enoxaparin, heparin,
corticosteroids (such as prednisone)
high blood pressure drugs (including ACE inhibitors such as
It is disturbing that as we enter peak cough, cold and flu season, we are faced with the dilemma that acetaminophen (sold under the brand name Tylenol) may increase the risk of developing asthma.
The last major Tylenol scare occurred in the 80s when a few pill bottles were tainted with cyanide, intentionally, which killed seven people in the Chicago area. Of course, in that event, the problem with the popular pain killer had nothing to do with medication itself (investigators concluded the bottles had been tampered with after production and then replaced on the shelves).
Over the past several years, a growing number of studies have identified an association between acetaminophen intake and increased asthma and other allergic disorders. Last week, Reuters summarized the findings of a study published in the British medical journal Lancet, which linked paracetamol (the brand name of acetaminophen in Europe) to increased development of asthma and eczema in children.
Do you take acetaminophen (Tylenol) for Migraines or other issues, either by itself or as part of another medication?
If you do, you need to know about a new warning issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) about a rare risk.
The FDA published this warning statement:
Acetaminophen, a fever and pain reliever that is one of the most widely used medicines in the U.S., can cause rare but serious skin reactions, warns the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Although rare, possible reactions to acetaminophen include three serious skin diseases whose symptoms can include rash, blisters and, in the worst case, widespread damage to the surface of skin. If you are taking acetaminophen and develop a rash or other skin reaction, stop taking the product immediately and seek medical attention right away.
Used for decades by millions of people, acetaminophen is the generic name of a common active ingredient included in numerous prescription and non-prescription ...
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