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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nishan Odabashian
29 years experience Endodontics
Yes: You can take up to 2400mg of Ibuprofen in a 24 hour period. So 3x2 tablets every 6 hours is safe. Howevee, you want to get to the root of the problem. ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Back Pain, Vicodin: Of course, you need relief from back pain. Reflect upon about history of back pain given to your Physician, X-ray or MRI findings, possible causes of ... Read More
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Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Always follow the directions on the packaging. Many of these products contain antihistamines that can cause dry mouth and dizziness. Excessive amounts ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pauline Jose
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: One Advil (ibuprofen) liquid gel is 200 mg and you can take up to 800 mg per dose of Ibuprofen which is Advil (ibuprofen). Make sure you take it with ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
NO: NO
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Oseltamivir: There should not be a problem in taking this along with Acetaminophen and codeine.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Usually: Most medications do not cross react. Your prescribing doctor should know all you are taking to avoid giving you a problematic medication. The pharma ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Tyleno 3 is a pain killer and advil (ibuprofen) is an antiinflammatory. Frequently for post op after surgery this is what doctos prescribe one of each ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes you can.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Not recommended: Tramadol and codeine(one of the ingredients in tylenol (acetaminophen) 3) are both opiods and taking them together can lead to increased side effects ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
48 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is ok to take them together.It will be preferable if you let one of them work.If it does not work, may try other one.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Generally Yes: Most times it is ok to take advil (ibuprofen) with butalbital, however if the version of medicine contains Aspirin i would caution against the long te ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Lederman
39 years experience Dentistry
Not a great combo: Not my favorite cocktail. Cough suppressants can inhibit breathing, as can the Codeine in tylenol (acetaminophen) 3. Probably not entirely unsafe, b ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alexandre Furman
Specializes in Pulmonology
NSAIDs: U should not mix Mobic and Aleve as this may cause troubles with kidneys, blood pressure, stomach etc. On the other hand combination of Tylenol (aceta ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tso Chen
Dr. Tso Chen answered
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It should be fine.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Over what time: If taken all at once , you can get a severe bleed in the stomach and yes, you can die. , but if spread out over a longer while. It could probably be ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Wait 4-6 hours: Occasionally mixing these drugs may not be harmful, but combining them in high doses or on a regular basis is not recommended due to its higher probab ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
Stomach: It can give a stomach ache. Try not to do advil and aleve (naproxen) together.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Nyquil has Acetaminophen in it so it can be taken with advil, but not tylenol (acetaminophen). It can help short term but you should not use nyquil ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no interaction between these medications.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, you can: Bad headache always represents a particular diagnostic challenge. See your doctor or a headache specialist for evaluation, diagnosis and proper treatm ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Which excedrin?: avoid the excedrin formulation with caffiene, as it can interact with the claritin-d (the 'd' part), you can take only plain tylenol, wish you wellnes ... Read More

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