Friday, April 29, 2011 esperanza jimenes, Community Member, asks

Q: i had a pleural effusion.can i drink any kind of pills like motrin

i been having these pain in my shoulder and chest and letf arm i and some times its hard to breath i went to the emergency room they gave me some medicine but i feel like its no helping a lot so iks any other drugs for these pain can i drink motrin
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4/30/11 1:52pm

Hi Esperanza,

 

I recommend contacting your physician before adding medications. You may need to adjust the dosage of the medications they prescribed, so it'd be best to work with your doctor to manage the pain.

 

All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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By esperanza jimenes, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/30/11, First Published: 04/29/11