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Re: [IP] Dexcom 7+ - G4



Also electric blankets are not friendly to Dexcom.
Richard

Sent from my Wife's iPad

On Nov 30, 2012, at 4:44 PM, Stacey Martin <email @ redacted> wrote:

 > Unfortunately, I can't take NSAIDs like naproxen, aspirin or ibuprofen
because
 > of some other meds/issues. And, unfortunately, prior to not being able to
take
> them, only aspirin was helpful -especially in excedrin which has Tylenol,
> aspirin and caffeine.
> 
> A couple of weeks ago, my headaches kicked in again, and I've been taking two
> to four Tylenol a day.
> 
> Stacey
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
> On Nov 30, 2012, at 15:27, "Trish Ober" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
>> There were post about a week ago about not taking tylenol, etc. when using
> the
 >> Dex. The book does say that numbers will not be accurate, etc. when using
any
>> of these meds.  I know a few people said they just ignore the numbers during
 >> this time. I did take tylenol once when I was using the Dex - and in a
couple
 >> hours my meter got the ??? and a little later I got an error code that it
had
 >> died. I had only been a day or two into a new sensor. I called Dex help and
>> when I was talking to the person and told them I had taken one tylenol and
>> from what I read in the book I was aware that I might just have "incorrect
>> readings" for a few hours while the meds were in my system.  She stated that
>> taking the tylenol was more than likely the reason my Dex sensor just quit.
 >> Anyway - I then went to Walmart and told the pharmacist what meds couldn't
be
>> used with the Dex and she pointed me to "naproxen".  I bought the Equate
>> (store) brand of it - but there are more choices.  I  have used it as needed
>> for  headaches or other aches - and the medocine takes care of the problem
>> with no effect at all on the Dex.
>> So don't let the fact that you have headaches, pains, etc. keep you from
> using
 >> the Dex CGMS. There are other meds that do work as well - without the effect
>> on the Dex.
>> 
>> YMMV
>> Trish
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