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Re: RC: pain killer of choice

Good thought Jan, thanks for the input.  Tylenol is a safe drug to take during a ride, does not interfere with blood clotting.    Beth

>Subject: RC: pain killer of choice
>Date: Sat, 30 Jun 2001 19:15:29 -0700
>Jan Mills Kennedy
>a few years ago here in Michigan we had a rider get hurt very seriously on
>a ride. She was bleeding in her brain.She didn't know this and rode
>another 25 miles til she went off again and this time left the ride in an
>ambulance..during the 25 miles she was taking pain killers which worsened
>her condition. The doctor said all distance riders should know that taking
>anything before and during the ride if one gets hurt will cause excessive
>bleeding. Meaning aspirin,Aleve,Motrin etc..I have to take something for
>pain after 20 some years in the sport but usually try now to wait til
>AFTER the ride.. The rider who was hurt has recovered and is back
>riding...Jan from Michigan
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