Generic Name: NAPROXEN 220 MG - ORAL Pronounced: (nah-PROX-en) Aleve Oral Precautions
Before taking naproxen, tell your doctor or pharmacist if
you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (such as ibuprofen,
celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain
inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.
Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
asthma (including a history of worsening breathing after
taking aspirin or other NSAIDs)
blood disorders (such as anemia, bleeding/clotting
growths in the nose (nasal polyps)
heart disease (such as congestive heart failure, previous
high blood pressure
severe loss of body water (dehydration)
throat/stomach/intestinal problems (such as bleeding,
Treating sore throat Offer the person: * Acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain * Ice chips or frozen ice pops to numb the throat and get fluids into the body Some people find gargling with salt water helps soothe a sore throat. * Mix 1 cup of warm water with 1 teaspoon of salt. * Gargle and then spit out. Treating chills, aches, and pain Offer the person: * A light blanket for chills * Acetaminophen or ibuprofen for aches and pain. Make sure to read the label for the right amount. Treating congestion The flu can cause the body to make more mucous. The nose, sinuses, ears, and chest can get stuffy. This congestion can cause pain. Offer the person: * Acetaminophen or ibuprofen for the pain * Decongestants (Talk to your pharmacist about the kind you should buy. Do not give cough or cold medicine to children younger than 4 years of age.) ...
Definition Hemorrhoid surgery is the removal of swollen veins around the anus. See also: Hemorrhoids Alternative Names Hemorrhoidectomy Description Hemorrhoid surgery is often done in an outpatient clinic or your doctor's office, with little or no anesthesia . Hemorrhoids can be surgically removed using a special stapler or sutures (stiches). After the hemorrhoid is removed, you may have stitches that dissolve on their own and gauze packing to reduce bleeding. Other treatments may include: A shot into the hemorrhoid to reduce swelling (sclerotherapy) A rubber band around the hemorrhoid to cut off its blood supply Shrinking the hemorrhoid with heat, or freeze it with liquid nitrogen Minor surgery to treat the hemorrhoid (hemorrhoidectomy) Smaller hemorrhoids may not need surgery. Why the Procedure Is Performed Most small hemorrhoids can be managed with lifestyle changes and diet. Your doctor may recommend hemorrhoid surgery if lifestyle and diet changes and medicines have not worked. Before the Proced...
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