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can I take ibuprofen and acetaminophen together

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Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It : It should be ok to combine these medications for a short period of time if you are not allergic to any of the components and if you do not have liver ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ricardo Alvillar
42 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Assuming recommended doses, yes.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Mandelin
19 years experience in Rheumatology
Don't: This is too much Ibuprofen to take all at once.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience in Dentistry
Yes: You can safely take ibuprophen and Acetaminophen together in the amounts that you are taking. You can increase the ibuprophen to 600 mg if you need a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Safe to combine but: It is safe to combine but often it is unneccsary.You can take 400to600mgm of ibuprophen every six hours if you do not have allergy to it or Aspirin an ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: But not on a regular basis. And as long as you don't have severe liver or kidney disease.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Layne Hermansen
Specializes in Family Medicine
Can combine: Tylenol (acetaminophen) is commonly combined with Ibuprofen. You can take 500 mg four times a day. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and bedtime. You can ta ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Safe combo: Ibuprofen 2 pills every 6 hours and Acetaminophen 2 pills every 6 hours. This is your maximum 24h dose. Rec.: talk to your physician for more informat ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
You can - but why?: Fever is a generally beneficial response to infection and helps to fight the infection. The only reasons to reduce fever are that the individual is pa ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Depends on you: Whichever works better for you. Many women prefer Ibuprofen for menstrual pains, so would recommend you start with that.
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