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Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAIDs) drug used during pain, fever, and inflammation. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain caused by conditions like headaches, arthritis, toothache, muscle sprain, menstrual cramps, etc. It is also used for patent ductus arteriosus, which a condition caused when the ductus arteriosus fails to close at birth.

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How to cure moderate to severe daily migraine?

Query: Hello doctor, I have migraines daily for the past two months. It gets controlled with painkillers and worsens with movement. Other than that no other symptoms (like dizziness or vomiting) are present. The pain is usually moderate to severe, sometimes one-sided and sometimes full head pain. I am tak...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern and would explain that considering your aggravated situation, it would be reasonable to start preventive therapy for migraine. In this regard, I would recommend starting Topiramate 50 mg twice daily (it is recommended starting 25 mg daily ...  Read Full »

Can Paracetamol and Ibuprofen cause neutropenia in children?

Query: Hello doctor, My 10-month-old baby had a viral infection with roseola infantum. It started with fever of 101.3 degrees Fahrenheit and 102.2 degrees Fahrenheit measured rectally on the second day treated with Ibuprofen 3.5 ml and Paracetamol (Panadol) 4 ml administrated after 6 hours (almost three da...  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The low count may be because of the disease process and less likely the Paracetamol or Ibuprofen. Another reason can also be the way the sample was collected (although I am not very sure about it). Do not worry about it if the child is currently fine. However, I would adv...  Read Full »

My 19 months old baby has fever of 102 degrees Fahrenheit and cough from yesterday. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor, My wife has a viral fever, and now it is transmitted to my baby girl aged 19 months. She has a fever and cough since yesterday. Today I checked her body temperature, and it was 102 degrees Fahrenheit. Please advise.  Read Full »


Dr. Faisal Abdul Karim Malim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please give syrup Crocin (125 mg/5 ml) as per the weight of the child (4 to 6 hourly if the temperature is above 100 F). You can give syrup Ibugesic (Ibuprofen) as per the weight of the child if the temperature is 102 degrees Fahrenheit and above. Regarding cough, plea...  Read Full »

I have severe neck pain with discomfort. Kindly explain my MRI report.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29-year-old male. I have severe neck pain. I have taken multiple x-ray and MRI from different laboratories but they provide conflicting reports. I am getting quite stressed out as to what is causing the discomfort and pain and what are the treatments I should go for. I have ...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your spine MRI is normal (attachment removed to protect patient identity). So, there is no reason to panic. It seems to be just a musculoskeletal pain (muscle spasm). I recommend taking Ibuprofen coupled with Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine). Physiotherapy can help too. G...  Read Full »

Please review my foot X-ray; a bus ran over it.

Query: Hello doctor, I am not able to walk properly since a bus ran over my foot. Please help. I am attaching an x-ray of the foot.  Read Full »


Dr. Uppal Veerpal Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity) seems to be fine, but it is not clear. So, consult a traumatologist or radiologist with a clear¬†picture. And your medical history lacks complete information. However, limp after a trauma could be caused by dislo...  Read Full »

Can my child have rashes in face and stomach due to Paracetamol?

Query: Hello doctor, A 6-year-old gets itchy rashes on her face and stomach after taking Paracetamol syrup, may be a probable allergy to Paracetamol. We have been giving her Calpol for the past three years. And it is showing these symptoms now. 1. How to make sure that this is Paracetamol allergy or not...  Read Full »


Dr. Parmar Vishal Himatlal

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. For allergy, you can give Cetirizine syrup. Paracetamol is one of the safest drugs. It is very rare that Paracetamol causes allergy. And you are also giving Paracetamol for the last three years, and there was no allergy. Generally, allergies increase by repeated expo...  Read Full »

Why do I feel dizzy after taking Ibuprofen?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 18 year old female, and I weigh 135 lbs and 5.4 feet tall. I take birth control pills every night, along with two 500 mcg Biotin and two 500 mg cranberry pills. Tonight, I had a headache, so I accidentally took two 800 mg Ibuprofen tablets without thinking about it. I feel extremel...  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You do not need to worry about any of these symptoms. Let me explain. Biotin and cranberry are health supplements, they do not affect the body adversely. Birth control pills, regularize the hormonal status in the body. So, they have no effect too. But few of the side e...  Read Full »

I have pain at the injection site. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I had a fall recently. The doctor gave me a painkiller injection on my buttocks. Now, I have developed a pain on the right side of the thigh. There is pain only when I touch it, and there is a pain in the place where the injection was given.  Read Full »


Dr. Goswami Parth Rajendragiri

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You had a history of fall. So, you are having a musculoskeletal pain problem. A non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug like Ibuprofen can be taken for five days. A hot compress can be applied. Avoid movements that cause pain. Take rest. If there is no improvement, the...  Read Full »

I am getting frequent tonsil infections. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21-year-old female. I have consistently experienced trouble with my tonsils; they tend to get infected whenever I am stressed. This has happened twice this month alone. While the infections are usually mild, the frequency is quite inconvenient. Currently, when my tonsils become ...  Read Full »


Dr. Chandwadkar Ashish

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. You can start a new habit of gargling every day (with povidone-iodine gargle) after meals. In cases where bacterial infection is the cause (known after examination), I usually prescribe an antibiotic course to the patient....  Read Full »

Can I give Meftal and Novamox for my 3-year-old with fever?

Query: Hi doctor, My daughter has a fever since last night. It has been 24 hours, and her fever is between 102 and 103.5 degrees Fahrenheit. She has no other symptom till now. She is three years old. We are giving Pharmadol tablets. Can I give Meftal P and Novamox 125?  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Asif

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will not recommend Meftal (Mefenamic acid) or Novamox (Amoxicillin) at this time. There are many different reasons for fever at this age including viral infections, upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections. A fever means the body is trying to fight ...  Read Full »

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