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acetylsalicylic acid (aspirin, ASA) brand

Bayer Aspirin (OTC)

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acetylsalicylic acid dosage

325,500,650mg tab every 4-6 hrs prn
81,325mg/day for heart attack and stroke prevention
MAX 4000mg/day for pain, fever, inflammation

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acetylsalicylic acid indications

Mild to moderate pain
Fever
Inflammation
Heart attack and stroke prevention

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acetylsalicylic acid counseling tips

Stomach upset
Take with food/milk and water
Don't give to children - risk of Reye's Syndrome 18 and under
Ringing in the ears with high dose

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Ibuprofen brand

Advil (OTC)
Motrin IB (OTC)
Motrin (Rx)

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Ibuprofen dosage

200mg tablet OTC
400, 600, 800mg tablet Rx

200-400mg every 4-6 hrs prn
OTC MAX 1200mg/day
Rx MAX 3200mg/day

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Ibuprofen indications

Mild to moderate pain
Fever
Inflammation

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Ibuprofen counseling tips

Stomach upset
Take with food/milk
Avoid if history of heart problems

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naproxen brand

Aleve (OTC)
Anaprox (Rx)

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naproxen dosage

220mg tablet (OTC)
275, 550mg tablet (Rx)

220-440mg initially, then 220mg every 8-12 hrs prn
OTC MAX 660mg/day

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naproxen indications

Mild to moderate pain
Fever
Inflammation

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celecoxib brand

Celebrex (Rx)

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naproxen counseling tips

Stomach upset
Take with food/milk
Avoid if history of heart problems

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celecoxib dosage

1 200mg capsule daily or
1 100mg capsule twice daily
MAX 400mg/day

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celecoxib indications

Mild to moderate pain
Inflammation

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celecoxib counseling tips

Stomach upset
Take with food/milk
Avoid if history of heart problems

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methylpredisolone brand

Medrol (Rx)

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methylpredisolone dosage

4mg tablets in dose pack
4-80mg daily
Dose pack - 21 tablets taken over a course of 6 days

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methylpredisolone indications

Steroidal anti-inflammatory
Eg. Asthma, poison ivy

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methylpredisolone counseling tips

Finish entire course of medication
Take with food/milk to avoid stomach upset
Increase in blood glucose - caution in patients with uncontrolled diabetes

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acetaminophen (APAP) brand

Tylenol (OTC)

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acetaminophen dosage

325, 500mg tablet
325-650mg every 4-6 hrs prn
MAX 3000mg/day

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acetaminophen indications

MILD to moderate pain
Fever

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acetaminophen counseling tips

APAP in many OTC and Rx combo products
Do not treat hangovers with APAP due to liver toxicity

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hydrocodone/acetaminophen brand

Norco
Vicodin
(Rx)
C2

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hydrocodone/acetaminophen dosage

5mg/325mg tablet Norco
5mg/300mg tablet Vicodin
1-2 tablets every 4-6 hrs prn
MAX 3000mg/day acetaminophen

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hydrocodone/acetaminophen indications

MODERATE to severe pain

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hydrocodone/acetaminophen counseling tips

Do not treat hangovers with APAP due to liver toxicity
Stomach upset
Constipation
Drowsiness

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oxycodone brand

Oxycontin (Rx)
C2

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oxycodone dosage

10,20,40,80mg CR tab twice daily prn
MAX individualized