• question-icon

    Suggest remedies for nausea after taking Acetaminophen

default
Posted on Wed, 9 Aug 2017 in Abdominal Pain
Question: 90 year old otherwise healthy woman, surgery for bowel obstruction Wednesday. No further pain or nausea. Regular prescriptions are hydrochlorothiazide, simvastatin, pantoprazole, lunesta. Prescription coming home from hospital Friday: hydrocodone-acetaminophen 5-325. Took one hydrocodone-acetominophen early evening yesterday, has not felt well since, nauseous and "discomfort," no pain. Did not take Lunesta last night, exhausted and "spent." Bowels moving regularly, audible bowel sounds.

Will not take another H-A - other advice? Now cautious about food intake again.


Thank you very much for such a complete and very helpful response. It's much appreciated.
doctor
Answered by Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No need for these painkillers

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.
First,this is still early postoperative phase and certain degree of nausea and abdominal discomfort may be expected. However,H--A is known to cause specific abdominal side effects and general fatigue. Other medications that you take should not have such side effects. Also HA should be used as short as possible due to other side effects such as addiction and sedative effect. I suggest to avoid painkillers it take nonsteroid ones such as Ketorolac. Second,you may add metoclpramide for nausea and continue with pantoprasol. Diet should include mire often but smaller meals. Avoid fried and spicy food, food that bloates and pasta. Lunesta can be taken as usual. some supplements such as Magnesium water and Iberogast may be beneficial as well. Wish you good health. Regards


Brief Answer:
You re welcome

Detailed Answer:
You are welcome.
Feel free to ask further questions if you want to. Regards
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein

General Surgeon

Practicing since :2008

Answered : 13475 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on

Recent questions on  Ketorolac

doctor1 MD

I have had chronic tendonitis in my shoulders since I was 15 (I m 26 now). I am used to taking anti-inflammatory medication (ibuprofen) o-t-c for...

doctor1 MD

Hi, Due to a tooth infection I was prescribed Apo-Amoxi Clav 875/125mg twice a day for 7 days and a painkiller every sixhours , Ketorolac...

doctor1 MD

58 year old female of Indian origin, an immigrant in the US for over 30 years, compalining of hyper pigmentaion under both eyes on her face for few...

doctor1 MD

i m 28 years old guy with height of 5 & half feet tall & weighing 65 kg...i have a history of fever since one and half month,,,did investigations...

doctor1 MD

I put Vision in my eyes yesterday and they started stinging and running and my vision has been blurred and foggy ever since. What do I do? I have...

doctor1 MD

When I woke up this morning, my left eye was blood shot, as if a vessel had broken. I have no pain, but I do have a slight tingling sensation ....

doctor1 MD

Hello! I was diagnosed with pericoronitis 1 week ago and prescribed amoxicillin 500 3/day. There is an improvement on my overall status but I have...

Get personalised answers from verified doctor in minutes across 80+ specialties

176 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM Blog Questions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Questions Answered By Dr. Iven Romic Rommstein
  • Q - What causes a lump on the breast?

  • Q - What causes constant phlegm in the throat?

  • Q - What causes orange oily bowel movements?

  • Q - Is Azithromycin better than Cipro?

  • Q - Suggest remedies for profuse sweating in the middle of the night

  • Q - Suggest treatment for sinus congestion and drainage to the throat

  • Q - Suggest treatment for postherpetic neuralgia symptoms

  • Q - Suggest ways to manage the side effects of Eliquis

  • Q - Can Bupropion be taken with Cymbalta, Flexeral and Gabapentin while...

  • Q - Can Eliquis be taken while on Warfarin?

backtotop2