Re: [IP] Dexcom 7+ - G4
Also electric blankets are not friendly to Dexcom.
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On Nov 30, 2012, at 4:44 PM, Stacey Martin <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Unfortunately, I can't take NSAIDs like naproxen, aspirin or ibuprofen
> of some other meds/issues. And, unfortunately, prior to not being able to
> 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.
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> 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
>> Dex. The book does say that numbers will not be accurate, etc. when using
>> 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
>> hours my meter got the ??? and a little later I got an error code that it
>> 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
>> 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
>> the Dex CGMS. There are other meds that do work as well - without the effect
>> on the Dex.
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