Dr. Bryanna Monkurai is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in Orem, UT. Dr. Monkurai specializes in developing and testing new pharmaceutical products, with specific focus on the correlation between drugs and diseases. Clinical pharmacologists optimize drug prescribing and prevent medication errors as well as contribute to new drug applications delivered to the FDA.
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Motrin works better for higher fevers, however, it does have more potential side effects (GI irritation). I personally like to alternate both Motrin and Tylenol every 4 hours, but I usually start with Motrin. Either med will work for fever, however, it just depends on your preference. Hope this helps. READ MORE
First recommendation, get a flu shot if you haven't already. However, it does take a couple of weeks for it to take effect. In conjunction with the flu shot, or alternatively, Tamiflu can be taken to help prevent the flu. However, it is a prescription an it can be expensive (although there is a generic now), and it is usually recommended if someone in you household has the flu. READ MORE
Hello, Yes, fluoxetine can cause insomnia. Lexi-Comp reports that 10%-30% of patients experience this as a side effect. READ MORE
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