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    EYE SWELLING caused by Pain Killers
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    roxzie88 posted:
    I badly need HELP! Please anyone. Thanks

    I experience EYE SWELLING when taking pain medications.It is very alarming because its like im allergic to all pain killers except for Paracetamol & Mefenamic Acid and it needs to be the GENERIC ones. Any other preparations especially combined drugs seems to get my eyes swell really bad. Its puffy & itchy & usually goes away when I take antihisamines. Yes it does go away after a day or 2 but it takes a day or 2 to get rid of the swelling It doesn't feel or look good and I have to come to work.

    The list of Pain Killers I am allergic so far:
    Ibuprofen, Flanax, Ponstan Forte, Advil, Alaxan, diclofenac

    I am worried because this drugs are commonly used OTC drugs for pain and I am allergic to it. I am not sure anymore which one is safe!

    I need advise of which drugs is SAFE to use other than Paracetamol & Mefenamic. Please help me! Thank you.
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