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can I take Excedrin with diclofenac

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
24 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
5 types of Excedrine: Some Excedrins (Extra Strength, PM, and Migraine) contain 250mg of aspirin per pill whereas others (Tension and Mild) do not. Diclofenac is a non-ste ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not my favorite: There is a moderate amount of GI risk. If you believe the studies suggesting increased cardiac risk from nsaids, diclofenac is shown to have one of th ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Only if you want to : Only if you want to feel better. Your doctor prescribed an amount he felt best for you.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
30 years experience Dentistry
I suppose: You could but there are many analgesics far more effective. Consult your dentist to get the problem addressed. Hope this helps.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ashish Shanbhag
27 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: These medications are both antiinflammatory and should never be used together.
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ted King
Dr. Ted King answered
39 years experience Phlebology
Yes: Especially on the advice and knowledge of your doctor.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: they don't interact
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There are no contraindications to taking these medications together.
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Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
NO. They: are both NSAID's and should not be taken together. TTake one or the other,but not both.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derron Wilson
24 years experience Pain Management
Yes: It is safe to take tramadol and a NSAID at the same time although i would alternate each medication through out the day.
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A male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Medicines: Please don't take any more medicines until you have discussed this with your doctor! DO NOT DELAY!!!
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Look online: If you search paracetamol it will list what drugs are not safe to take with it.
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A 80-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Letrozole+Ibuprofen : There are no major drug-drug interactions between these two medications. Always consult the prescribing doctor before taking any other medications, ev ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are no contraindications to taking them both.
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 male asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Several problems: with this combination alla seltzer and naprosyn (naproxen) may cause increased GI bleeding and more rapid dissolving of the naprostn the combinatio ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Alost Jr
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Aleve (naproxen) is an anti-inflammatory pain medicine and Flexeril is a muscle relaxer and can be taken together.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nuzhat Nisar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Checked interaction checker no interaction.
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A female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
44 years experience Emergency Medicine
Probably Not a Prob: If you mean Tussionex, which is Hydrocodone and Chlorpheniramine, there shouldn't be a problem. Tussionex is a combination opiate and antihistamine an ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
yes: But only if recommended and prescribed by a licensed physician.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes if it is needed.....in appropriate dosage.
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A member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
May be of use.: Wouldn't be contraindicated, but not technically the type of medication useful for prevention of NSAID-induced ulcers. That would be Nexium (esomepra ... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Eitner
33 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is OK, however, there is a long list of medications and foods that can interact with simvastatin, including antiviral medicati ... Read More
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