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can i take ibuprofen and aspirin together to relieve headache

A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Prob not a good idea. You double the potential for stomach problems, is you take lo dose Aspirin for heart protect, Ibuprofen may block this benefit, ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience in Pathology
Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Take tylenol (acetaminophen).
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Yes, it's safe: Either ibuprofen and/or Tylenol (acetaminophen) are okay w/ Zyrtec-D as long as you (specifically) are not allergic to them. There is no bad interacti ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience in Psychiatry
Naproxen, caffeine: You may want to drop the Aspirin and Ibuprofen and try naproxen. Also consider taking some form of caffeine. Stay safe!
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Drug interactions.: Per Drugs.Com drug interaction checker- either aspirin or ibuprofen can be taken with buspirone.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Unless a person has kidney problems or uncontrolled high blood pressure, they can still take medications such as Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) even if ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: not on an empty stomach though. Also, if headaches are recurrent, please discuss this with your doctor
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Acetaminophen: Acetaminophen (Tylenol) would be safer. Do not drink alcohol. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and m ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Caution: With an ulcer, you are correct that both those meds can possibly cause intestinal bleeding and certainly irritate the ulcer. Get some Tylenol (acetam ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Tosca
19 years experience in Urgent Care
Yes: All anti-inflammatory medications increase risk for a cardiovascular event (mi, stroke, death). These risk seems to be associated with higher doses. ... Read More
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