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Can I take Excedrin with diclofenac

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. james Chon
Nephrology and Dialysis 26 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
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
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 49 years experience
Yes for most!: Major concerns would be patient with previous ulcer, high blood pressure, and congestive heart failure, and finally, renal disease. Most can take it s... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Weissberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 56 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Behram Dalal
32 years experience
I suppose: You could but there are many analgesics far more effective. Consult your dentist to get the problem addressed. Hope this helps.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Alliger
Dentistry - Endodontics 24 years experience
Pain relief: Sure! however, unless you treat the problem it will only give you temporary relief. See you dentist.
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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46 years experience
If YouCanSeeThePills: Sure! But you shouldn't have glaucoma if you take Excedrin :) There is scant evidence of an association, let alone a causal relationship. In fact it... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Yes: No interaction between the 2 drugs, different mechanisms as flexeril is a muscle relaxant and diclofenac an NSIAID or non steroidal antiinflammatory. ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 49 years experience
How Much Excedrin?: A more important issue is how ofter you take the excedrin. You may be causing rebound headaches which in many ways are more difficult to treat than mi... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No prob.: Diclofenac is an anti-inflammatory medication. Lunesta is a sleep medication. They can be taken together.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Godot
Clinical Psychology 9 years experience
Not recommended: While 3 tablets would probably be unlikely to cause adverse effects in most people, the maximum recommended dose is 2 caps per day. If I were looking... Read More
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