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Re: [at-l] Re: Vitamin I

Hey, you are stepping on my lines!

Very well said and nothing more needs to be added.


At 12:16 PM 3/9/2000, Kennysroom@aol.com wrote:
>Just thought I'd throw my .02 in here..... Any pain reliever used in excess
>can be harmful.  Ibuprofen can cause ulcers, Tylenol can cause liver injury,
>and ASA can cause coagulapathies (bleeding problems)  The key is to use each
>medication responsibly and as directed.  I've read in countless journals
>about folks taking Vit I every two hours for pain......really NOT
>recommended.  Ibuprofen stands out above the rest for pain control (for
>hikers) due to its anti-inflammatory capabilities.  It eases the pain from
>those injured joints and muscles.  Some people have sensitivities to this
>med, so it can cause some gastric upset.....that's why they recommend taking
>it with food.  First and foremost, talk with your physician and get his
>feedback on how much of any of these painkillers you can take safely.  He/she
>will give you the best info for YOU.  Happy Hiking.
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